May 30, 2011

Marketplace for May 30, 2011

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Marketplace for May 30, 2011

Segments From this episode

Automobile musings from an asphalt junkie

May 30, 2011
"CarCast" host Adam Carolla discusses why he thinks used cars are the way to go and offers his thoughts on a certain public radio car talk show.

A no-lose, no-cash-out way to gamble

May 30, 2011
Sean Cole looks at a game where people use real money to place bets, even though they know they'll never win. Ever.

The appetite for entitlement changes

May 30, 2011
Last week's special election in New York put a spotlight on the Medicare system. Now the question is: What kind of reform is possible in this political environment?

Air Force puts designs on a new biofuel

May 30, 2011
You've probably never heard of camelina. But the fuel could lessen the miltary's use of oil.

Greece in danger of losing bailout money

May 30, 2011
The EU and the IMF are meeting to see if Greece deserves its next round of bailout funds.

What's so different about this year's summer blockbusters?

May 30, 2011
Claude Brodesser-Akner, editor for Vulture, discusses where the stars are in this year's movie sequels, and how studios are starting to change the way stars are compensated.

Music from the episode

1517 The Whitest Boy Alive
Cissy Strut The Meters