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The Promise of Power

Governor Chris Christie’s most recent scandal highlights the moral gap between those with power and those without it. Once beloved by many in the state of New Jersey for his blatant honesty and authenticity, Gov. 527 more words


The Long Con

Do you know what a long and short con is? A short con is usually fast (minutes) and done by one person. The long and short con are basically about gaining trust over a person, over time, so you can get what you want from them before they realize what you’ve done. 1,663 more words

Barry Levinson On 'Wizard Of Lies', Bernie Madoff And The Modern American Crime

“Do you think I’m a sociopath?” Bernie Madoff asks, in HBO TV movie The Wizard of Lies—a question posed to journalist Diana Henriques, but equally, to himself. 1,908 more words


Pop Psych: Bernie Madoff, 'Wizard of Lies' and the Power of Corrective Experience

Pop Psych: Where we ask a real psychotherapist to delve into the mindsets of our favorite pop culture characters.

At the heart of HBO’s… 1,153 more words


References - Bernie Madoff

I’m on a job search and the last couple of companies I’ve worked for have been less than ethical. I will not go into details… 148 more words

She said he was Boorish with no Polish. Half right.

Cynthia fell for the much older, wealthy man with the Maserati, condo on Nob Hill, house in Tahoe and a “place” in the desert.

It took two months of razzle-dazzle dates: 240 more words

The Puzzle of Bernie Madoff

Robert DeNiro as Bernie Madoff

Last night I watched The Wizard of Lies, the story of the Bernie Madoff disaster. It may sound cold, but I never could work up all that much sympathy for Madoff’s victims. 518 more words

Bernie Madoff