20:55 | May 23rdMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
This month, J.Crew went bankrupt. But not before inventing a whole new way of thinking about promises to lenders.
A fascinating combination of investigative journalism and storytelling on podcast format.
Planet Money molded events in understandable and ...Show More
11:11 | Aug 4th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Google just got hit with a multibillion-dollar antitrust fine. Here's what it tells us about competition, market power, and the biggest corporations on the planet.
22:05 | Jan 5th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
The Bitcoin market has gone crazy. And it's revealing something strange. A lot of people can't find their Bitcoins. We go looking for lost billions.
One of the best explanations of bitcoin I have heard.
22:03 | May 18th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
From renting hotels to a jobs report-like census in the night, we look at ways communities are helping the homeless.
Interesting episode about what communities are doing to help the homeless. They counted 100,000 people who were homeless, so they found 100,...Show More
24:20 | Jul 10thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
In 2005, an anonymous list of the best unmade scripts in Hollywood shook up the movie biz. This episode: how a math-loving, movie nerd solved Hollywood's script problem. | Subscribe to our weekly news...Show More
I've always thought that the screenplay was key to a great movie. No amount of famous actors or set design can save a movie that has a horri...Show More
14:44 | Nov 8th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Tyler Cowen rates the NBA, Karl Marx, Adam Smith, the humanities, your neighbors, and more.
I laughed out loud when Tyler Cowen (the economist) explained why he thought the NBA was underrated 🤣
"Neighbours have declined in terms o...Show More
17:25 | Mar 5thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Every day, we accept another set of terms and conditions without reading the fine print. But what if there's something hiding in there, waiting to blow up our lives?
What a delicious David and Goliath story. Being sued by a company for giving them a nasty review? Yep, it happened. And it lead to the passi...Show More
21:17 | Jan 24thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
We visit a little-known "lost and found" to find out how your money gets in there, and how you can get it back.
Loved this episode. If you don’t know what escheating is, then take a listen. The government might be holding some of your “unclaimed” money...Show More