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What Star Wars Can Teach Us About Economics

One of my favorite economics wrote a post dissecting the economics of Star Wars. A fav economics analyzing a fav movie franchise = win. He makes some interesting points about what people’s actions in Star Wars tell us about value-creation–that sometimes you can create value without creating anything.  Merely identifying …

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Sadly, Angela Lansbury *Won’t* Be on Game of Thrones

Yesterday, I heard some news that made more more excited about TV than I’ve been in a while.  Angela Lansbury is joining the cast of Game of Thrones! Unfortunately, that turned out to be a rumor that turned into a news story. From Entertainment Weekly: It’s been widely reported Lansbury might appear …

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Angela Lansbury to Join the Cast of Game of Thrones

Angela Lansbury’s character, Jessica Fletcher, has something in common with George R.R. Martin.  Murder she wrote.  Murder he wrote.  Though, Martin’s murders are perhaps a bit more gruesome. But I just heard the greatest news today.  Angela Lansbury is in talks to join the cast of Game of Thrones. From CNet: Now …

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Is Khal Drogo Returning to Game of Thrones?

Is there a huge plot twist coming up in the Game of Thrones? Jason Momoa (who played Khal Drogo) has been posting some Instragrams that have left people wondering if his character is returning to Game of Thrones.  Fueling the fire (aside from his Khaleesi) is the fact that he’s …

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