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4 stories: The economics of entertainment

The Week Staff
April 30, 2015
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In this week's podcast, we examine the business behind our favorite diversions, from the internet's democratization of movies and music, to the nuanced economic lessons found in a classic video game.

Read more about the stories mentioned:

* Taylor Swift probably can't convince millennials to pay for music

* The Liam Neeson Effect: Why some of Hollywood's best actors are starring in its worst action movies

* What Mario Kart taught me about economics

* Corporate advertisers are hijacking girl power to sell products, and I'm totally into it

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