From Story of the Week with Joel Stein: Billionaires Prepping for the Apocalypse

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This bonus episode is from Story of the Week with Joel Stein, a new Pushkin podcast. On Story of the Week, journalist Joel Stein chooses an article that fascinates him, convinces the writer to tell him about it, and then interrupts a good conversation by talking about himself.

This episode is about the Medium story “Survival of the Richest” by Douglas Rushkoff. In it, Rushkoff discovers a whole industry catering to billionaires looking to buy things to prepare for the apocalypse.

You can read the full story here: https://onezero.medium.com/survival-of-the-richest-9ef6cddd0cc1

And you can subscribe to Story of the Week here: https://www.pushkin.fm/podcasts/story-of-the-week

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