April 29, 2016
On this week's episode, Newsweek's Zoë Schlanger and Marketplace's Adriene Hill go long and short on the news of the week. We hear from listeners about what paid family leave means for them, and author David Wheelan discusses his book, Naked Money. Lizzie and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson explore Manhattan's forthcoming Lowline park, and we preview the new podcast The Uncertain Hour.
April 22, 2016
This weekend, we go long and short on politics, Flint and Volkswagen. Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson talks trade and populism, and we hear from the Root's Danielle Belton about Beyonce's new athlesiure line — and how it might be sizing itself out of a key market. "Top Chef" winner and "Breaking Borders" host Michael Voltaggio takes the Marketplace Quiz and shares his insights on money, inspiration and knives.
April 15, 2016
This weekend, some of our favorite stories from the past: A rap group who redefined success; the origin of what makes a boss a jerk — or what makes jerks primed for becoming bosses; and how women directors are changing Hollywood.
April 8, 2016
This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek's Josh Eidelson explains the campaign behind the $15 minimum wage, why one British Virgin Islands law firm is linked the Panama Papers and we take a trip to the Wizarding World — and profit empire — of Harry Potter.
April 1, 2016
This weekend, Tech Insider's Julia Calderone explains why the "grass-fed" label beef companies use is under scrutiny, Adriene Hill looks into why YouTube stars are moving to the big screen, and we find out why "man camps" in North Dakota are closing.
March 25, 2016
This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart explains how companies are cashing in on 'basic bros,' Marketplace's Nova Safo explains Chicago's education budget crisis, and listeners tell us their stories about the best deals they've ever made.
March 18, 2016
On this Marketplace Weekend we take a look at the latest results from the Marketplace-Edison Research Economic Anxiety poll, Lizzie talks with Emily Weiss, the "beauty guru for Millennials," about her growing business, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson brings us the latest from SXSW, and "professional partier" Andrew WK takes the Marketplace Quiz.
March 11, 2016
This weekend, Ben Johnson shows us the way tech is influencing amusement parks, Lizzie O'Leary talks with The New York Times' Charles Duhigg about his new book, Smarter Faster Better, we find out why we're becoming a nation of renters, and musician M. Ward takes the Marketplace Quiz.
March 4, 2016
This weekend, The Atlantic's Gillian White and Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer play Long and Short, Marketplace's Kimberly Adams travels to Uganda to see how dams on the Nile River impact local residents, and Marketplace's Adriene Hill explains why Vice would want to launch a cable TV channel in the age of streaming.
February 26, 2016
This weekend, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses his efforts to combat drug addiction in rural communities; Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary and Ben Johnson try out L’Oréal's new wearable tech; and Samantha Bee takes the Marketplace Quiz.