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October 5, 2020
The Los Angeles restaurant Sqirl had lines down the block for brunches that featured its famous house-made jams on toast..
The Los Angeles restaurant Sqi..
September 28, 2020
Even before Uber and Lyft pulled into town, NYC yellow cabs were having a rough ride. Reckless lending practices and inf..
Even before Uber and Lyft pull..
September 21, 2020
Before the housing bubble burst, Countrywide Financial was one of the nation’s largest home mortgage lenders. But after ..
Before the housing bubble burs..
September 14, 2020
Pan Am made air travel cool—from chic crew uniforms to exotic locations to square-jawed flyboy pilots. But a couple of b..
Pan Am made air travel cool—fr..
September 7, 2020
Got milk? These days, chances are maybe not. Americans have been saying no thanks for years now, and changing consumer t..
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August 31, 2020
The recording industry, Metallica, and ultimately federal court put the brakes on Napster’s music file sharing. But befo..
The recording industry, Metall..
August 24, 2020
When Hooker Chemical sold its infamous toxic waste landfill to the Niagara Falls School Board, the $1 deal left Niagara ..
When Hooker Chemical sold its ..
August 17, 2020
Livent was a showstopper of an operation. But eventually, forgery and fraud stole the scene, the money exited stage left..
Livent was a showstopper of an..
August 10, 2020
The mom-and-pop fast-fashion retailer exploded into malls across the globe. But eventually, Forever 21 unraveled like th..
The mom-and-pop fast-fashion r..
August 3, 2020
The meal kit delivery service was almost belly-up before the pandemic hit. But then people stuck cooking at home gave th..
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July 20, 2020
Spectacular Failures is back for season two, starting August 3rd! 2020 has been a year of fail. Global pandemic, check. ..
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August 19, 2019
By the time the final dice were thrown, Trump's Atlantic City casino operations had gone bankrupt six times. Despite tha..
By the time the final dice wer..
August 12, 2019
No amount of nostalgia could save Toys R Us from the private equity firms that owned it.
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No amount of nostalgia could s..
August 5, 2019
Charles Keating robbed working people of their life savings and cost taxpayers billions of dollars. All under the watch ..
Charles Keating robbed working..
July 29, 2019
The aftermath of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire helped usher in higher wages, safer conditions and a prohibition o..
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July 22, 2019
Failed therapy sessions, fistfights in the board room and even murder accusations. U-Haul’s trip to bankruptcy will make..
Failed therapy sessions, fistf..
July 15, 2019
The world's largest photography company pioneers the snapshot, invents the digital camera and... declares bankruptcy.
The world's largest photograph..
July 8, 2019
A family-owned business fights a billion-dollar, multinational company. And wins.
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A family-owned business fights..
July 1, 2019
"The beer that made Milwaukee famous" cuts corners. And loses its most loyal customers.
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June 24, 2019
Unlimited movie theater tickets for $9.99 a month? It sounds too good to be true and, well... it might be.
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June 17, 2019
How Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s wildly popular Christian theme park was upended by fraud, scandal and lavish spending.
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May 30, 2019
Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spect..
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