Episodes

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.

Episode 13: Howard Schultz
This week's episode is about Howard Schultz, but this description is about you the listener. If you have been enjoying the pod let us know by DMing Andy and telling him how the clips he played this episode were too long and didn't represent fair use but were in fact … [Read more]

Episode 12: Merchants of Death
On this special episode we veer into the multi-billion dollar weapons industry and how US foreign policy often functions as an advertising opportunity for companies like Raytheon and Lockheed. The revolving door between the big 5 arms makers and all branches of government along with the prevalence of lobbying should … [Read more]

Episode 11: Bill Ackman
On episode 11 we talk about hedge fund billionaire and star of the documentary Betting on Zero, Bill Ackman. Hear not only of his inspiring story betting that Herbalife would go down to zero dollars in value but his own quest to reduce his personal net worth to that amount … [Read more]

Episode 10: Peter Thiel
The full Grubstakers team are back together to talk about out and proud Republican Peter Thiel, his love for young blood, his hatred for mean news outlets that point out how bad his hedge funds are, his need for all data and CIA startup capital, his love of the mythical … [Read more]

Episode 9: Michael Jordan feat. Clark Jones
We got #23 on the episode check out how many eggs were cracked to make the Jumpman worth a billion dollars. You can fly! Rate, review and subscribe also we have a twitter where we get into many shenanigans, ahem, henanigans too. Guest: Clark Jones can be found at www.theeclarkjones.com/ [Read more]

Episode 8: Warren Buffett
On this episode we discuss Warren Buffet, the friendly grandpa billionaire who just wants to pay more taxes than his secretary and control every single airline. Yes, strangely enough the 3rd richest man on Earth actually owns a lot of things. You're putting money in his pocket every time you … [Read more]

Episode 7: Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
It's a special emergency episode responding to the recently passed Senate Bill 2155. It's such an emergency we released it a day late. We talk about the efforts by some Democrats to portray their watering down of Dodd-Frank financial regulations as a defense of small "community banks" and how corrupt … [Read more]

Episode 6: Oprah
On this week's episode we examine the life and times of Oprah Winfrey, the only African American female billionaire in the world. We discuss her journey from poverty to wealth and some of the hucksters and scam artists she's inflicted on America along the way. [Read more]

Episode 5: Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire ever who sacrificed his friends to build his social network. We talk about how he has caused depression to the masses,a myriad of poor judgments leading to him falling up, and other details about the supposed boy wonder. Find out all the trials tribulations … [Read more]

Episode 4: 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! [Read more]