Household Name

A BusinessSociety and Culture podcast
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Surprising stories about how the biggest, household name brands affect our lives and culture — for better or worse. Host Dan Bobkoff finds tales of tragedy, love, strange histories, unintended consequences, and accidental success.

More information at www.businessinsider.com/household-name

Recent Episodes

Does Panera Care?
Does Panera Care?
What happens when a restaurant chain tries a bold experiment that tests human nature? If you ask customers to pay what they want for a sandwich, will they help others in need? PLUS: Customer Service tackles "genericide.” It happened to the Elevator.
Kentucky Fried Christmas
Kentucky Fried Christmas
How did Colonel Sanders and Kentucky Fried Chicken take over Christmas in Japan? PLUS: Household Name Uncut covers some Christmas decorating gone horribly wrong and the curse of the colonel.
Resting Botox Face
Resting Botox Face
Look a little angry? Accused of having a “resting bitch face”? Now, there’s a drug for that: Botox. The early joke about Botox was that it froze faces. But increasingly, people are seeking a different effect: actually altering their expressions, and maybe even their emotions. We trace the story from the discovery that the deadliest toxin on earth could make a face look less “troubled,” to a feminist professor’s Botox investigation that turns personal.

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Started
Jul 17th, 2018
Latest Episode
Jan 16th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
21
Avg. Episode Length
36 minutes

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