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What Star Wars Can Teach Us About Economics

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One of my favorite economists 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

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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

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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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