The transcript from this week’s MiB: Jan van Eck, Van Eck Associates, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including the podcast extras, on Apple iTunes, Spotify, Overcast, Google,…

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. I was chatting on Facebook the other day about the topic de…

Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a witty and charmingly absurd bit of favorite sci-fi, begins with a great reveal to its protagonist, Arthur Dent: His friend Ford Prefect explains he is not a…