What a student loan ‘bubble’ bursting might look like

January 14, 2019

I hated the film adaptation of The Big Short. The acting was good and it did have a surprising amount of energy for a story that centers around men in suits doing math. But I felt condescended to. Maybe director Adam McKay tested an original cut—one minus Margot Robbie—and realized a good amount of the audience couldn’t follow the plot without having a sexy lady in a bathtub break the fourth wall to explain subprime mortgages and the financial crisis.

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