After a few of us listened to the first few podcasts recommended in this earlier post, we started poking around the Gimlet website. We found this. Wow. Did you see the movie called The Big Short? If so, and if you found it awesome, there is a high probability that this podcast will work for you. Both Adams worked together on that film, one as the improbable director (whose other movies, all lowbrow forms of “humor” you would not have seen promoted on this site) who showed a level of genius transforming dry into crisp; the other was an advisor on the film because of his proven ability to make dry money-related things seem crisp. So, no huge surprise that they can make unlikely topics pop.
Start here, as they suggest, since it is only a few minutes long:
And if that works for you, then go straight here:
Milo, our once-resident expert on such topics, and our own surprisingly awesome guy, would likely appreciate this episode; we can almost picture him laughing out loud while at the same time being impressed by the thoroughness of the team producing the episode.