The Ex Files - 13 October 2012 by The State We're In published on 2012-10-12T14:28:35Z The “Ex” Files. A former London banker spills the beans, and bile, on investment banks. An ex-ballerina in Italy on starving herself to get roles. A former security guard in California recounts the threats he got from colleagues. And a former neo-Nazi on joining, and then leaving, the far right in Germany.