Disaster Café

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Chez Guevara — Dining in style at the Disaster Café™
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Sam Bankman Fried green tomatoes at the Disaster Café
From our Disaster Café series

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Our salute to the very occasional missteps, real or imagined, of the world of finance. Named for the scene in Naked Gun 2½[1] in which the great Frank Drebin visits the Disaster Cafe, adorned with pictures of the sinking Titanic, the burning Hindenburg, the San Francisco Earthquake, the Ford Edsel, and Michael Dukakis.[2]

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  1. No-one should be surprised to hear the JC is a devotee of Zucker and Abrahams films, okay? No-one.
  2. Youngsters who don’t know who Mike Dukakis is will just have to go unfulfilled. Okay, let me Google that for you.