Below are all the episodes we saw fit to record and release to you fine folks. Episode pages include citations of sources used in the episode as well as a link to billionaire pages providing a brief written bio. Some episodes are only available in full at our Patreon. To find a particular billionaire quickly use the handy search feature in the menu bar. Paginated for your pleasure.
Sackler Family/Pharmaceutical Drugs
This week we ditch the format and talk generally about the Sackler Family who own Purdue Pharma, how antibiotics in our livestock is making superbugs and the overall process to get a drug approved in the United States. Enjoy!
The richest politician in history? In episode 3 we explore the life and works of the billionaire former mayor of New York City. He always said his vast wealth would prevent him from being influenced by lobbying but his Wall Street first policies and the explosion of homelessness under his …
In the wake of the Falcon Heavy launch many are wondering about the story of Elon Musk, the man who single handedly took credit for the work of countless SpaceX engineers. From his origins founding Zip2 with money his father earned from the apartheid government of South Africa to his …
On the debut episode of Grubstakers, the only podcast about billionaires, we examine the life of Jeff Bezos founder of amazon.com and the richest man on Earth. We trace his rise from humble nerd fucking his subordinates to his innovative idea to bankrupt and ruin every mom and pop bookseller …