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.
Posted In: Ragu, Food, tomato sauce
Ragu was heavily advertised in the '60s, bringing red sauce to Americans at large.
Posted In: manufacturing, motorcycles, New Orleans, art
Funded by a patronage-type system modeled on, well, history.
Posted In: motorcycles, manufacturing, art
In New Orleans, an experiment in funding, manufacturing and art.
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, Internet, netflix
As FCC debates net neutrality, remember: Netflix already pays for its bandwidth.
Posted In: Internet, fcc, utilities
The FCC is considering new regulations for internet providers.
Posted In: Target, Credit Cards, consumer data, data breach, data security
Gregg Steinhafel resigns as company seeks to rebuild its reputation.
Posted In: TXU, LBOs, KKR
When Energy Future filed for bankruptcy, its total assets were $36.4 billion
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, mail
For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can send a letter halfway across the globe. How?
Posted In: Air Jordans, sneakers
Air Jordans started a sneaker collecting culture.
Posted In: sonic, burgers, fast food
We're Number 4!!! Sonic is the 4th largest burger chain in the U.S. by sales, but concentrated in a few regions.