Thursday, August 16, 2018

A New Book - Lake Success Capital

Gary Shteyngart has a new book out, titled Lake Success Capital.  It's about a narcissistic hedge fund manager on the run from the SEC.  Although I'm still waiting on my copy to arrive, the marketing for the book is impressive.  Ben Stiller joined Gary for a promotional video:

The video tweaks the hedge fund industry for its insularity and tendency to draw its talent from a narrow pool of sources.  Lake Success seems to be recruiting new employees from the lacrosse teams at fourteen elite schools.  With these schools absorbing a significant chunk off the nation's wealthy scions, it's particularly funny when they describe accredited investors as "your moms."  

I wanted to flag for this audience because others might also enjoy reading it.

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I know I shouldn't love this, but . . . . Thanks for sharing. The video is a hoot.

I wonder if they would consider taking middle-aged Brown field hockey alums. Hmm.

Posted by: Joan Heminway | Aug 16, 2018 12:44:37 PM

It's very well done.

Posted by: Ben Edwards | Aug 16, 2018 12:46:20 PM

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