NBC’s 30 Rock pokes fun at John Paulson

The macro Midas gets a main street mocking.

Jack Donaghy, apparently, likes John Paulson parties. Alec Baldwin’s star character on hit NBC sitcom 30 Rock joked about attending “John Paulson’s Sweet $16 billion party” in an episode Thursday, apparently a reference to the manger’s real life Metropolitan Club dinner in 2008, which feted his firm’s astounding success amid the financial crisis.


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