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Desperate Acts of Capitalism Podcast

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Did you know that Procter & Gamble, noted purveyor of soaps and shampoos and such, is deeply involved with the church of SATAN!?!!?!? Well, at least that's what a lot of concerned evangelicals were saying in the 80s and 90s. Today we explore th
E-scooters could be a great way to solve traffic congestion in big cities, and the companies that sell them could make a ton of money. Wait a second, they lose thousands of dollars on every scooter they make?? What's the plan here? And why do p
Google wants to make an on-demand game streaming service that you can access from pretty much any device. Great idea! Except... Google has a bit of a reputation for rapidly abandoning big projects at the least sign of resistance and moving on t
While we work on preparing some brand new content for y'all, let's look back on some of the funniest and craziest moments from the show this year. BIG THINGS ARE COMING Featuring clips from episodes 16, 26, 27, 34, 15, 14, 17, 22, 35, 34, 36,
A website designed to help you have an illicit marital affair that requires your personal information and a substantial fee to delete your account. WhAT coULd PoSSiBly gO wrONg? Edited by Anne Henry JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEAS
Today we complete the saga of Whole Foods as a new character emerges in the story, a very powerful and very bald man who has his own radical plans for the asparagus-water purveyor. Edited by Anne Henry JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE REL
We begin another saga. This one is a monster. And we don't even get to J**f B***s yet. Edited by Anne Henry JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE: https://www.patreon.com/desperateactsofcapitalism "B
Battlefield Earth is often cited as one of the worst films and biggest box office bombs in history- today we explore the truly bizarre history behind this film that is DEFINITELY NOT FUNDED BY THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY AND NOT A SCAM TO DEFRAUD
Beanie Babies is best known as a line of colorful stuffed animals that was very popular in the 90s. But did you also know that the popularity Beanie Babies led to several people losing their life savings and at least one person being LITERALLY
Lots of people make fun of the Zune, Microsoft's short-lived challenge to Apple's iPod. But does it deserve such widespread ridicule??? Find out on today's episode of Desperate Acts of Capitalism! Edited by Anne Henry JOIN US ON PATREON FOR E
Have you ever wanted a social media app that's exactly like Instagram, Facebook, or Whatsapp, but with 95% less features and an even easier way for brands to advertise to you? Try YO! Edited by Anne Henry JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE
Everyone has heard of Quibi but has anyone actually used it? Isn't it a food delivery app? I heard that Chrissy Teigen was somehow involved? What does Jeffrey Katzenberg have to do with all this?! I guess we'll find out in today's episode of De
Ahh, remember the early 1920s in America? The economy was booming, women were finally allowed to vote, jazz was gaining in popularity, and oh yeah, there were frequent deadly machine gun fights on the streets of Chicago between employees of war
Remember Skymall? That weird catalogue that was on pretty much every plane. Yeah, what the hell happened to Skymall? JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE: https://www.patreon.com/desperateactsofcapitali
John McAfee founded the anti-virus company you've probably heard of. He exited that company with a net worth of over $100 million. And that's where this week's story BEGINS. It goes in some truly insane directions after that. JOIN US ON PATRE
Today we finish the Google Glass saga with a CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC episode! We also go BACK TO BASICS by recording in-person after Evan's GOOGLE internet was being a dummy (how IRONIC!) JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONU
You asked for, you got it. Here's PART 1 of the Google Glass saga. JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE: https://www.patreon.com/desperateactsofcapitalism HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR BELOVED $5 AND UP PATRON
Warby Parker (a genuinely sustainable, ingenious business model) inspired a wave of copycat direct-to-consumer brands that often suffered, failed to deliver on investor expectations, or just fully imploded. Needless to say, this hilarious trend
What do you get when you mix Spider-Man, broadway, greek mythology, U2, and extreme workplace safety violations? You get a great story for this podcast! JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE: https://www
The saga of Mr. Bushnell continues with his next big venture, involving a pizza restaurant run by an animatronic rat that likely holds some of your fondest memories. JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE:
In 1972, Nolan Bushnell and partner Ted Dabney founded video game and home computer developer Atari. In 1983, 700,000 copies of E.T. the video game and other unsold titles were buried in a New Mexico landfill. And this is only PART 1 of the bal
Many of you probably remember why this specific phone made international headlines back in 2016. If you don't, we doubt you'll be able to guess. JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE: https://www.patreon
Peter Arnell, a titan of the advertising industry, was hired to redesign the Pepsi logo. No words can fully encapsulate the insanity of what he produced. For the full experience on this episode, you can follow along with the insane BREATHTAKIN
In 1993, Disney announced their plans to build a theme park that combined authentic American history experiences and thrilling entertainment. Madness quickly ensued. JOIN US ON PATREON FOR EARLY EPISODE RELEASE, WEEKLY BONUS CONTENT, AND MORE:
Content Warning: This episode contains mild descriptions of psychological and physical abuse. Ever wonder what the weird, cult-like origins were for all those "Unlock Your Full Potential" business seminars that were huge in the 80s? Well, we'
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