In 2008 hedge fund manager Lex van Dam and his associate and former Goldman Sachs trader Anton Kreil embarked on an audacious experiment, they recruited eight everyday people with no trading experience and sought to turn them into professional traders in just eight weeks. The group would day trade with $1 million of van Dam’s own money […]Read More
Category: Where Are They Now?
Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street (1999) is probably the best made heroin documentary in history. Filmed over a four year period and directed by Steven Okazaki, the 75 minute long film describes the lives of young heroin addicts living on the streets and in the slums of the impoverished Tenderloin District […]Read More
The 1994 documentary Hoop Dreams consistently gets listed by major publications as one of the best sports documentaries ever made, an incredible feat considering the project was originally intended to be a 30 minute PBS short but was subsequently filmed over a five year period and edited from over 250 hours of footage. It won […]Read More
Tania Head, now known as ‘the 9/11 faker’ thanks to a great documentary of the same name, is a Spanish woman who fooled everybody into believing that she was a survivor of the 9/11 tragedy in New York, even becoming the president of The World Trade Center Survivors Network. During her presidency she successfully negotiated […]Read More