Ep. 14: It's a Wonderful Subprime Mortgage

You're Tall but I'm Standing in Front of You

Dec 24 2021 • 1 hr 27 mins

In celebration of the classic American holiday of Christmas, Ethan and Devin watch It's a Wonderful Life (1946). We dig into what exactly this film is trying to say about capitalism, considering the necessity of fictional George "ah shucks" Baileys working in tandem with divine intervention in order to save us from the inevitability of capitalist exploitation. Also we warn about the dangers of jazz, reminisce about Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, and fail to - at any point - pronounce "Auld Lang Syne" correctly.

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