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Wishing you and yours a happy(?) Tax Day
Apr 15, 2019

Wishing you and yours a happy(?) Tax Day

Tax Day used to be a big deal, with parties and protests at U.S. post offices. Plus, the most audited county in the United States and the latest in the talks between Hollywood writers and agents.

Segments From this episode

Tax Day used to be a party at the post office

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It was a deadline that brought people together.
A Playboy-branded Tax Day rest stop in the 1990s.
Michael Nagle/Ashling Digital

What's ahead for Best Buy's new CEO?

Apr 15, 2019
Corie Barry will replace Hubert Joly in June.
Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Study looks at where the IRS audits more and less

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“It is, in a way, a map of poverty in this country,” ProPublica reporter Paul Kiel says.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

More hurdles in place for America's farmers

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Growers in the Midwest are coping with the trade war and bad weather.
Soybeans are harvested in 2018.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

When nightlife becomes your living

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For Gregory Alexander, co-founder of A Club Called Rhonda, it all started with his 21st birthday.
Gregory Alexander at a Rhonda event.
Michael Mendoza

As writers fire their agents, can small agencies benefit?

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When it comes to pursuing newly unrepresented talent, small agencies don't have much to lose.
WGA West President David Goodman speaks during the 2019 Writers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 17 in Beverly Hills, California.
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Tonight Little People
Square One CRAFT
Flowers The Deli
Sunset Sesh Cienfue
It's the Light Gavin Turek
LA Trance Four Tet
Owl Beach II Yppah
Slippery People - Live Talking Heads

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer