Why Are Only White Guys Obsessed With The Penny?

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

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Nov. 26, 2019, 9 p.m.

Before Gaby searches abroad for a new place to live, she first wants to understand the whys of currency. Specifically, the whys of an American coin she has a real problem with: The penny. Gaby deviates from her “no straight cis white men guests” rule to talk about hating the penny with New York Times reporter Binyamin Appelbaum. Then, she gets into the general inaccessibility of American money with blind filmmaker James Rath. When it comes to cost and to disability, U.S. dollars and coins need a serious update.

 

This episode is sponsored by State Farm (www.statefarm.com) and Worthy (www.worthy.com/bad).