Ben Mezrich

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    You're a Sucker for Putting All That Money into Your 401(k)

    If you've been paying any attention at all since the Great Recession of 2008, you've probably heard of high-frequency trading. It's essentially this: people who have their PhD's in computer science go work for firms and set up systems that allow them to know--even if it's just milliseconds--how a st ... More >>

  • Film

    September 30, 2010

    Who Needs Friends?

    David Fincher commented on Mark Zuckerberg's status. With The Social Network, he invites you to join him.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Let's Have An Accurate Social Network Movie

    ​The Social Network, David Fincher's movie about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (played by Jesse Eisenberg, AKA "The Discount Michael Cera"), opens in October. Virtual fur is already flying, however, over alleged liberties taken by Fincher and author Ben Mezrich (the movie is based on his bo ... More >>

  • Film

    March 27, 2008

    Counting Sheep with 21

    This flick doesn't hit the jackpot. Doesn't even come close.

  • Calendar

    January 22, 1998