This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy

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Thursdays, 3:00 AM ET on Amazon Prime

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This globe-spanning docuseries brings the smart, stylized storytelling of Adam McKay's The Big Short to a quirky and compelling exploration of the global economy. In each episode, host Kal Penn - with the help of some celebrity friends - answers a burning question like: How can I launder a bag of dirty cash? How scared should I be of a rubber apocalypse? And is it easier for dicks to get rich?

Thursdays, 3:00 AM ET on Amazon Prime

60 minutes

This globe-spanning docuseries brings the smart, stylized storytelling of Adam McKay's The Big Short to a quirky and compelling exploration of the global economy. In each episode, host Kal Penn - with the help of some celebrity friends - answers a burning question like: How can I launder a bag of dirty cash? How scared should I be of a rubber apocalypse? And is it easier for dicks to get rich?

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Watch This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy Season 1 Episode 8 - A Global Corruption Tour

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s1e8 A Global Corruption Tour
February 21, 2019
How are fancy handbag habits, broken bridges and the Hollywood red carpet connected to a looted economy? Kal Penn finds out as he uncovers the hidden world of bribery, extortion, nepotism and embezzlement. He meets brave individuals who've risked everything to stop corruption and learns how a country's attempts to appear corruption-free are tied to mandatory toilet flushing.
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Watch This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy Season 1 Episode 1 - Money Laundering: A How To Guide

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How do you turn a suitcase full of dirty money into cash you can actually spend? To find out, Kal Penn travels across the globe -- along with a million bucks. In this step-by-step guide, Kal learns from former cops and former criminals about how to gain access to a worldwide underground money laundering system.
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