LOS ANGELES — How do you explain the concept of the mid-Aughts housing collapse in a single scene?

There’s a child’s game for that.

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In this clip, shared exclusively with Mashable, Jared Vennett (Ryan Gosling) explains to a group of investors the disaster that’s about to happen — and make them a mountain of money in the process — with a little game of Jenga.

Anyone who bought (or tried to sell) a house 10 years ago ought to recognize this frame:


It all comes crashing down in “The Big Short.”

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Ryan Gosling explains the housing collapse with Jenga ‘The Big Short’ clip