This American Life rocks. By now, you’ve realized that, right? You haven’t?
How about this: Do you think you know why the mortgage crisis happened? Have you listened to the This American Life story about it? No?
The Giant Pool of Money might be the best episode of This American Life ever. It’s the most lucid, fascinating and informative story about the mortage crisis you’re likely to find. It should win a Pulitzer, or a Peabody, or whatever they give audio news programs. It’s that good.
Check it out. Please.