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'The Big Short' & Its Jerk Heroes Explain Finance

How do you make a subject as complicated as the subprime mortgage crisis into a really good movie? That's the challenge director Adam McKay took on when decided to turn The Big Short, Michael Lewis' best-selling book about the people who profited from the crisis, into a film. The result (also called The Big Short) has bad guys and heroes — but even the heroes are kind of jerks. More Info: http://www.npr.org/2015/12/11/459344815/on-the-money-how-the-big-short-and-its-jerk-heroes-explain-finance #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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