In the new episode of Movies vs. Capitalism, Rivka and Frank are joined by The Lever’s social media manager Jordan Uhl for a humorous yet critical discussion of David Fincher’s 2010 tour de force The Social Network.
The group gets into how the film portrays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as a sharp-witted outcast, even though the real-life Zuckerberg is best described as, “if vanilla pudding was annoying.” They also break down the film’s misogynistic gender politics, the Aaron Sorkin-ness of it all, and whether or not ordering two rounds of appletinis is worse than being Larry Summers.
Also, Rivka and Frank dish on the recent video of Miller Knoll’s CEO berating her employees to work harder, whether or not they receive additional compensation.
A rough transcript of the episode is available here.
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