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Amazon Gets Its Podcast On

Wouldn’t you know it? On the same day that I was poking fun at for one if its e-mail blitzes, they launch a podcast called Amazon Wire, featuring Steven Soderbergh, Blondie, The Flaming Lips, and … me. The essay I read was adapted from the first “Freakonomics” column we wrote for the N.Y. Times Magazine, about the Yale economist Keith Chen’s experiments teaching capuchin monkeys to use money.