Daniel Tovrov is a freelance writer based in New York and London. His work, often focused on culture, finance and politics, has appeared in newspapers, magazines, journals, blogs and books.
When Greed Is Good | 19 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
The economic system has only one purpose, which is to create wealth. In the market’s language, this is the only “good". If evil exists, then it must be loss, which is the opposite of the good. For Gordon Gekko, this is the only morality which exists.
Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' and the Essential Struggle Between Chaos and Order | 27 Aug 2012 // 6:10 PM
As Brazil's Sam Lowry learns, the truth shall make you free -- but you may not like it.
It Must Feel Good to Be as Bad as Gordon Gekko | 30 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM
Why are bad guys like Gordon Gekko, Tony Montana and Patrick Bateman so beloved? Because we can’t act without guilt, and what’s worse, we can’t even admit that we want to.
In 'Small Memories', the Man Whose Life was Dedicated to Books has Finally Become One | 23 Aug 2011 // 4:59 PM
Where does José Saramago's autobiography fit in his Noble-prize winning canon?