There’s a lot of money to be made on the nostalgia circuit
Apr 5, 2019

There’s a lot of money to be made on the nostalgia circuit

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Get out your parachute pants, because MC Hammer begins his first major concert tour since 1991 on Saturday. Plus: Turning chaos into core strength with "Brexercise" and the economics of 3-pointers.

Segments From this episode

Brexit is the leading source of frustration in the U.K., says Gymbox's Rory McEntee. "We wanted to provide an outlet for all the pent-up emotion."
Courtesy of Gymbox

In basketball, the right tech can improve your shot

"This merging of artificial intelligence and basketball is a really powerful thing," said Dr. Rachel Marty Pyke, data scientist.
Gray Mortimore/Getty Images

MC Hammer embarks on "nostalgia" tour

Apr 5, 2019
Guess what time it is?
MC Hammer speaks onstage during a Capitol Music Group event in Los Angeles, California in 2018.
Rich Polk/Getty Images for Capitol Music Group

My Economy: Starting a small business in Echo Park

Apr 5, 2019
Maurice Harris wanted to open a coffee shop when he saw his neighborhood changing. The process wasn't easy.
Maurice Harris is the owner of Bloom & Plume Coffee in Echo Park in Los Angeles, California.
Sean McHenry/Marketplace

Prepaid card users to get more protections

Apr 8, 2019
The protections for prepaid debit cards are now the same as those extended to users of debit cards tied to bank accounts.
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
U Can't Touch This MC Hammer
Bombilla Emancipator, 9 Theory
Gold Silver Diamond Generationals

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer