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The 13-year-old boy who grew up in a Georgia prison: Michael Lewis, now 18 years into his sentence

This is the first part of a six-week series on Michael "Little B" Lewis. In January of 1997, as a 17-year-old high school senior, I submitted my application to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Eight months later I'd call Atlanta and Morehouse home. Show More Summary

How Data Can Make Our Cities Safer and Smarter

Michael Lewis' book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, documents how the Oakland Athletics, a baseball team with a near league low $40 million payroll, won over 100 games by focusing on the most valuable, not the most expensive, skills. Show More Summary

Sunday links: momentary advice

Read Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine before they make into a major motion picture with Brad Pitt, Christian...

Steve Carell Joins Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling in The Big Short

Adam McKay is both writing and directing the adaptation of the Michael Lewis bestseller The post Steve Carell Joins Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling in The Big Short appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

Brad Pitt to Produce The Big Short Movie

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Paramount and Plan B plan to create a film adaptation of Michael Lewis’ 2010 bestselling title, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Actors Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling will join the cast. Pitt will also serve as a producer. Show More Summary

Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling Will Star Together in a Film About the Financial Crisis

The adaptation of the Michael Lewis book 'The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine' will be directed by Adam McKay.

Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling & Christan Bale To Star In 'The Big Short'

Brad Pitt and his producing company Plan B are adapting the nonfiction novel “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” written by Michael Lewis (who also wrote Moneyball which was also adapted for the big screen by Pitt & Co.). The...Show More Summary

Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling eying 'Big Short,' report says

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

How's this for a sterling cast? Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling are looking to team up in "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' nonfiction bestseller about the financial crisis of the 2000s, according to a Variety report.

Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, And Ryan Gosling Will Be In The Movie Version Of Michael Lewis' 'The Big Short'

The housing and credit bubble is coming to the big screen. Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling are going to star in the movie version of Michael Lewis' book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine," reports Variety. " The book follows several key people who played a role in creating the disastrous credit bubble. Show More Summary

Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling to Star in The Big Short

An adaptation of the Michael Lewis bestseller The post Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling to Star in The Big Short appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling Is Making A Movie With Brad Pitt (And Christian Bale)

Here's your new favorite movie: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling are attached to star in "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' best-selling book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine." Adam McKay, he of "Anchorman"...Show More Summary

Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling Join Brad Pitt’s Big Short Adaptation

According to Variety, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale have joined Brad Pitt in the film adaptation of Michael Lewis's The Big Short, which will hopefully do for complex financial instruments what The Blind Side did for left tackles: put them quietly in the corner while an Oscar-winning actor emotes. Pitt's producing,... More »

FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: An Investment Pro Who Sued Michael Lewis For Defamation Has Been Found Liable For Fraud

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. An Adviser Who Sued Michael Lewis For Depicting Him As A Villain Is Liable For Fraud (Reuters) Wing Chau, an investment...Show More Summary

Dreaming of Michael Lewis

A few weeks ago, a friend and fellow journalist gave me a talking to over the phone. I was stuck on a structural point in the book I am writing, and as I grappled with possible solutions while ignoring all the advice I'd asked her for, her patience wore thin. "Stop trying to be Malcolm Gladwell," she finally told...

Michael Lewis Sings a Powerful Christian Song Called 'Daddy I Pray For You'

From the very minute that Michael Lewis opens his mouth to sing these beautiful words, it will touch your heart.

PAS and controlled archaeological excavation

The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) "allows finds discovered by members of the public to be recorded for the benefit of researchers and the public alike" (Michael Lewis, press release). And I noticed that The Times on Saturday (Mark...Show More Summary

Focus on UK Metal Detecting Gormlessness: Unfounded Accusations Again

At the end of November last year Michael Lewis, Deputy Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure, British Museum published a fluffy blog post ‘When a find is recorded, it is truly discovered’: metal-detecting and its contribution to archaeology'. Show More Summary

Michael Lewis: "8 Things I Wish For Wall Street"

Authored by Michael Lewis, originally posted at Bloomberg View, It's a wonderful life on Wall Street, yet here is a holiday wish list to make it even better. 1. The financial sector rids itself of anyone with even the faintest reason to believe that he or she is unusually clever. Show More Summary

Michael Lewis' Wall Street wish list

last monthOdd : Kottke.org

Michael Lewis has Eight Things I Wish for Wall Street. 2. No person under the age of 35 will be allowed to work on Wall Street. Upon leaving school, young people, no matter how persuasively dimwitted, will be required to earn their living in the so-called real economy. Show More Summary

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