Spectacular Failures

American Public Media

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Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are fu...Show More
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41:38 | Aug 19th, 2019

By the time the final dice were thrown, Trump's Atlantic City casino operations had gone bankrupt six times. Despite that, Trump won the long game. You can follow Spectacular Failures on Twitter and F...Show More

mm recommended:

Like most people, I've heard lots about Trump's failure in Atlantic City where a bunch of his casinos have gone bankrupt. But, I've never re...Show More

32:29 | Jul 15th, 2019

The world's largest photography company pioneers the snapshot, invents the digital camera and... declares bankruptcy. You can follow Spectacular Failures on Twitter and Facebook using @failureshow. We...Show More

layne recommended:

This is a great podcast. Entertaining and concise and I learn something new in every episode.

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29:01 | Jun 24th, 2019

Unlimited movie theater tickets for $9.99 a month? It sounds too good to be true and, well... it might be. You can follow Spectacular Failures on Twitter and Facebook using @failureshow. We're @failur...Show More

layne recommended:

Really interesting learning about something so recent. Covered concisely here while not covered this completely anywhere else as far as I kn...Show More

31:11 | Jun 17th, 2019

How Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s wildly popular Christian theme park was upended by fraud, scandal and lavish spending. You can follow Spectacular Failures on Twitter and Facebook using @failureshow. W...Show More

molinos recommended:

Muchas risas y mucho asombro con esta historia sobre el mayor parque temático cristiano de Estados Unidos y la pareja de telepredicadores qu...Show More

33:37 | Jul 22nd, 2019

Failed therapy sessions, fistfights in the board room and even murder accusations. U-Haul’s trip to bankruptcy will make you think twice about mixing business and family. You can follow Spectacular Fa...Show More

rmmiller364 recommended:

Wow, talk about family drama.... I knew none of this!

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