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Billy Crudup: "I Could've Just Seriously Hurt The Economy"

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The actor said so as he was pretending to trade today at BCG Partners (for their annual charity day), when he also announced he'll be playing the role of Tim Geithner in HBO's Too Big Too Fail, which has got to have made the Treasury Secretary's day and break the heart of every child actor hoping for the part.


Pesky Shareholder Asks John Mack if He Actually Used Foul Language

We couldn’t help notice that some clueless shareholder had the audacity to ask John Mack whether he really told Tim Geithner to go fuck himself in the midst of the financial crisis. Mack has admitted several times that Andrew Ross Sorkin’s account of him in the book “Too Big To Fail” was accurate. Mack’s actual words, according to the book, were, “tell him to get fucked,” or something along those lines.