This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy

This docuseries brings the smart, stylized storytelling of Adam McKay's The Big Short to a quirky and compelling exploration of the global economy. In each episode, host Kal Penn -- with the help of some celebrity friends -- answers a burning question like: How can I launder a bag of dirty cash? How scared should I be of a rubber apocalypse? And is it easier for dicks to get rich?

Show Info

Web channel: Amazon Prime (2019 - now)
Schedule: Fridays (45 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Previous Episode

A Global Corruption Tour

Episode 1x08; Feb 22, 2019

How are fancy handbag habits, broken bridges and the Hollywood red carpet connected to a looted economy? Kal Penn finds out as he uncovers the hidden world of bribery, extortion, nepotism and embezzlement. He meets brave individuals who've risked eve

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: A Global Corruption TourFeb 22, 2019
1x07: Is Money Bullshit?Feb 22, 2019
1x06: The Death EpisodeFeb 22, 2019
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