FROM Joseph Ridout
Consumers vs. Debt Collectors Who are the debt collectors taking aggressive legal action against consumers? And what recourse can consumers take when they’re caught in a legal bind with debt collectors? A spokesperson for Consumer Action, a national consumer advocacy group, elaborates on the debt collection investigation with some broader perspective.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."