SPOS #793 – Ben Mezrich On GameStop, Facebook And Other Crazy Stories

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Welcome to episode #793 of Six Pixels of Separation.

Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #793 – Host: Mitch Joel. With a writing career spanning close to two decades, Ben Mezrich has authored over twenty books, including the wildly successful Bringing Down the House – The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, which spent sixty-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold over 2 million copies in fifteen languages, and was adapted into the #1 box office movie, 21. His book, The Accidental Billionaires – The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal was adapted into the movie, The Social Network, and was #1 at the box office, won Golden Globes for best picture, best director, best adapted screenplay, best score, and was nominated for 8 Oscars, winning three including Best Adapted Screenplay. Ben is the only non-fiction author to have two number one box office movie adaptations, which has earned him the title of Sexiest Author on People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive List. Ben also co-writes a middle grade fiction series, Charlie Numbers, with his wife Tonya. Ben also recently joined the writers room for the hit TV show, Billions. Ben’s latest book is, The Antisocial Network – The GameStop Short Squeeze and the Ragtag Group of Amateur Traders That Brought Wall Street to Its Knees. In short, Ben loves chasing the craziest stories that are rocking the headlines. Enjoy the conversation…

Download the Podcast here: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #793 – Host: Mitch Joel.

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