By now you’re probably familiar with our segment, Long and Short. It’s when we borrow some jargon from the world of finance and appropriate it for our own purposes.
Long as in betting on something, like a stock.
Short as in betting against it.
This week we bring you a very special edition focused on culture.
Rico and Brendan from the Dinner Party Download weigh in on what’s in and what’s out in pop culture.
Listen to the player above to find out why Brendan is short on Rock n’ Roll and why Rico thinks director Jeff Nichols could be our next Steven Spielberg.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.