Tag: finance

John Lanchester (BSS #471)

John Lanchester is most recently the author of Capital. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to John Lanchester’s Capital, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Use this handy link: http://www.audiblepodcast.com/bat Condition of Read More


Louis Hyman (BSS #443)

Louis Hyman is most recently the author of Borrow. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering why the banks don’t cut him off like the bartenders do. Author: Louis Hyman Subjects Discussed: How common American notions of cash and credit shifted in less than a hundred years, an alarming Freddie Mac ad involving magical gnomes, the history Read More


Gary Rivlin (BSS #340)

Gary Rivlin is most recently the author of Broke USA: From Pawnshop to Poverty, Inc. — How the Working Poor Became Big Business. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Considering the advances of a seductive loan shark. Author: Gary Rivlin Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Rivlin: One in every five customers is taking twenty or Read More