Niall Ferguson
has been a guest of The Colbert Report
and got nailed in the process
Niall Ferguson
has bad teeth and a funny accent because he is British.

Niall, the book-writing limery bastard

Niall Ferguson is a limey bastard, who knows as much about America's money as he does about good food.

January 13, 2009 NailingEdit


Niall paying for the right to view Stephen in person.

  • wrote a book on the financial history of the world
    • what can Stephen learn from him that he can't learn from a guy with a question mark suit
  • what is money?
    • all Stephen knows is that he has a lot of it
  • don't eat it, don't try to have sex with it either
  • money is
    • means of exchange
    • unit of account
    • relationship between creditor and debtor
  • if no one will lend money, it doesn't exist
  • invisible
    • hard to tell when someone steals it
  • credit comes from the latin " " which means "trust"
  • the Brits call ATM Machines "hole in the walls"
  • money doesn't represent gold
  • Jesus said money is the root of all evil
    • the love of money
  • cannot serve both God and money
  • love money a little less
    • religious revivals always follows financial crisis
  • it says "In God We Trust"
  • money depreciates in value
    • 13% what it was worth in the 1950's
  • can anything be money
    • Stephen can be money
  • Stephen has street cred with the kids because he did hard time
  • why is the show on PBS?
    • they don't know anything about money

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