Thomas Frank: How Consumerism Co-opted Rebellion

May 6, 2014

Good morning folks! On today’s show, Thomas Frank , author of The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism will join us to discuss his new piece the Our sad “Mad Men” revolution: How consumerism co-opted rebellion. Tune in at noon!

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