If bankers see themselves taking it on the chin in the workplace, it sure doesn't get any better in popular culture.

Unflattering images of the modern banker are a staple of television, movies, books, magazines, and pop songs. Bankers are portrayed as slack- jawed nebbishes, heartless job-slashers, objects of rage.

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