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Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Talented Mr. Ripley

Jared Hohlt joins to talk about the 1999 dark thriller, The Talented Mr. Ripley.


Episode Notes

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

Former Slate editor Jared Hohlt joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1999 thriller The Talented Mr. Ripley…along with another movie! They get into the sexual politics of the movie and the furniture in it, how the movie stacks up against the Patricia Highsmith novel it’s based on, and get into the 1975 grift movie, Fox and His Friends.


Podcast production by Cheyna Roth


About the Show

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.