In his memoir, "American Sucker," New Yorker film critic David Denby chronicles his head-first dive into the stock market bubble, in a desperate wide-eyed attempt to get rich quick.
Click the "Listen" link to hear a conversation with David Denby about his grasp for glory, and his bruising fall back to earth.
David Denby, writer and film critic for the New Yorker Magazine. He is a former film critic for New York Magazine. His new memoir is titled "American Sucker."
This program aired on January 19, 2004.