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Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Social Network

Paul Ford visits to discuss the Facebook movie.

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Episode Notes

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.

This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Paul Ford, podcaster and CEO of Postlight, to discuss the 2010 David Fincher movie The Social Network and let’s just say … he does not recommend it. They’ll discuss what the movie gets wrong in retrospect, what makes the writing of the female characters so terrible, and other reasons the Facebook movie just does not hold up.

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Email: slatemoney@slate.com

Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

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