Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.

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Features by David Weinberg

Why it makes economic sense to send a letter for $0.49

For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can send a letter halfway across the globe. How?
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, mail

30 years ago, the Air Jordan brought celebrity to sneakers

Air Jordans started a sneaker collecting culture.
Posted In: Air Jordans, sneakers

In fast food burgers, geography is key

We're Number 4!!! Sonic is the 4th largest burger chain in the U.S. by sales, but concentrated in a few regions.
Posted In: sonic, burgers, fast food
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg sets $50 million towards greater gun control

Bloomberg: 'Here's $50 million for gun control'

Michael Bloomberg is committing $50 million to create an anti-gun voting operation. What does $50 million buy?
Posted In: Michael Bloomberg, donations

Digital advertisers losing the 'bot arms race'

Researchers believe that more than one third of all internet traffic is from bots
Posted In: digital ads
Matzo Made At Manischewitz Manufacturing Plant

Manischewitz promotes 'Kosher' as 'healthy'

Manischewitz tries to broaden its base by latching onto the healthy food movement.
Posted In: kosher food, Manieschewitz

Fighting food deserts takes more than fresh produce

A California survey finds more food shops sell beer than milk.
Posted In: food deserts, grocery stores

Movie theaters move beyond the ticket price

If theaters don't make money off admission, why do ticket prices seem so high?
Posted In: film, movie theaters, movies

Apple + Comcast = ?

A partnership could create a streaming service with cable TV’s high picture quality, streaming’s large selection, and easy to use apps.
Posted In: apple, Comcast

How much climate change will cost Exxon

Exxon the first big energy company to respond to shareholders’ concerns about the cost of climate change.
Posted In: Exxon, climate change

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