Oct 28, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, October 28, 2016

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This week, the New York Times' Quentin Hardy and Marketplace's Jed Kim play the Long and Short game, and debate sports and Christmas. Guest host Molly Wood talks with the University of North Carolina's Zeynep Tufeckci about the big, messy…

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Anthony Bourdain takes the Marketplace Quiz

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...And reminisces on the one burger that sent him into a spiral of self-hatred.
Bourdain's career back-up plan? Cooking brunch.
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Long and Short: Christmas and sports

Oct 28, 2016
Marketplace's Jed Kim and the NYT's Quentin Hardy play the long and short game.
In this edition of long and short, not everyone is psyched about the Cubs' potential victory.
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How to do Halloween like a pro

Oct 28, 2016
According to John Murdy, creative director and executive producer of Universal Studios Hollywood's haunted mazes.
Two spooked visitors at the American Horror Story maze at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Courtesy of Universal Studios Hollywood.

Media consolidation and what that means for you and me

Oct 28, 2016
Consolidating media outlets limits the type of information we consume.
The future of media is a bit unstable.
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This week, the New York Times’ Quentin Hardy and Marketplace’s Jed Kim play the Long and Short game, and debate sports and Christmas. Guest host Molly Wood talks with the University of North Carolina’s Zeynep Tufeckci about the big, messy world of media consolidation, plus we hear from a man whose job is to create haunted houses. Marketplace’s Andy Uhler fills us in on why there’s too much cheese, but not enough avocado. Finally, writer, chef, and world traveler Anthony Bourdain takes the Marketplace Quiz.