Kanatip Soonthornrak, aka Loukgolf, is an English teacher from Thailand with a YouTube talk show called Loukgolf’s English Room. He chats to his celebrity guests mainly in English.
The Age of Uncertainty is a BBC television series about the evolution of economic thought from Adam Smith onwards. It was written and presented by the post-Keynsian economist John Kenneth Galbraith and broadcast in 1977.
In response the free-market economist Milton Friedman made a TV series called Free to Choose.
Among the films and TV programmes on Netflix are some business documentaries. These ones are currently available in the UK:
- Dirty Money (series): corporate corruption from Volkwagen to Trump
- Explained (series, mostly non-business): episodes on the stock market, cryptocurrency, racial wealth gap
- Drugs Inc. (series): supply train of the illicit drugs trade
- Betting on Zero: Herbalife, a pyramid scheme
- Banking on Bitcoin: all about Bitcoin
- Saving Capitalism: former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich on capitalism in the United States
- The China Hustle: fraud involving China-based companies
- Maddman: The Steve Madden Story: rise, fall and return of a shoe business empire
- A New Capitalism: alternatives that tackle inequality
- Silicon Cowboys: start-up and rise of Compaq Computer
- Stink!: exposing toxic secrets of the chemical industry
- In Their Shoes: shoemaking trade in Agra, India
- Secrets of Selfridges: history of the department store
- Print the Legend: growth of the 3D printing industry
Time is out of joint: the transmedial hauntology of David Bowie
If you have no idea what that means, well, it’s the title of an article in the academic journal Celebrity Studies. The current issue is dedicated to the study of Bowie.
Other recent issues have articles on (for example) The Great British Bake-Off, Super Voice Girl, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, X-Men, Doctor Who, Haruki Murakami, Amy Winehouse, Beckham, Beyoncé and Trump.
With access through UEA Library, you can read all of these online.
If you’re seeing 404 Not Found at the main BoB page, it’s because the TV recording website is “currently undergoing essential maintenance”.
It should be back by 10pm on Wednesday 13 June.