Recently a badass film company in Austin, called Emergent Order, asked me to host EconPop: a webseries about finding the economics in popular culture, then making it funny. I have a blast making these, and look forward to finding more.
In our inaugural episode we explore Dallas Buyers Club. It’s no small feat to make AIDS and economics funny–but we found a way.
You can also learn about regulatory capture, opportunity cost, and a random tirade about the Welsh.
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Andrew Heaton is a writer and standup comedian in New York City. If this post made you laugh or think, kindly "like" it on Facebook.