Nick Eicher

Kicker: Illegal hot dog stand

NICK EICHER, HOST: Business was booming at Mr. Faulkner’s Old Fashioned Hot Dogs in Minneapolis. Now, you need to know Mr. Faulkner is all of 13. Jaequan Faulkner, owner-operator, entrepreneur, all-around conscientious kid. He started the business over the summer to earn a little spending money, selling hot dogs, chips, and sodas from a cart in...

Monday Moneybeat: Another trade war salvo

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming next on The World and Everything in It, the Monday Moneybeat.

Kicker: The longest track

NICK EICHER, HOST: If you or your kids have played with Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars within the last 40 years or so, you’ve probably seen those orange connectable tracks. 

Culture Friday: Evil in the shadows

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Friday, the 30th of August, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. An unusual exception in federal court this week.

Kicker: Reading the rules

NICK EICHER, HOST: And now a lesson in reading the competition rules. All of them. 

Washington Wednesday: Federal debt

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Wednesday the 28th of August, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up: Washington Wednesday.

Kicker: Players’ Weekend

NICK EICHER, HOST: Major League Baseball has a fairly new annual tradition. It’s called Player’s Weekend, during which time they can custom design their bats and cleats.

Monday Moneybeat: Presidential business via Twitter

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming next on The World and Everything in It, the Monday Moneybeat. NICK EICHER, HOST: Make it four straight losing weeks on Wall Street. The major stock indexes seemed to be cruising last week. They appeared on course to break the losing streak when President Trump took to Twitter on Friday.

Kicker: A city that doesn’t exist

NICK EICHER, HOST: Say, could you use an extra million dollars? 

Culture Friday: Freedom without virtue

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Friday, the 23rd of August, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Planned Parenthood announced this week it’s getting out of the government’s Title X family planning program. AUDIO: And just this afternoon, Planned Parenthood...