On The Gist, 2015 MacArthur fellow Matthew Desmond talks about moving into a trailer park to document life in poverty and what he calls an eviction epidemic. Desmond is the author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. For the Spiel, revisiting Ghostbusters—that is, revisiting the movie that’s revisiting Ghostbusters.
A new Bankrate study suggests nearly 40% of co-signers end up stuck with at least part of the bill. It also found more than a quarter of cosigners wound up with a lower credit score because of late or missed payments from the primary borrower.
Jones-Quartey talks breaking into animation and common misconceptions about what it takes to “make” it.