Episode 8: Board Games

In this episode, New York Times bestselling author, Mary Pilon, reveals the hundred-year-old intrigue behind the invention of the game Monopoly: its original intent was not a celebration of capitalism but a lesson in its abuses.  And we speak with Brian van Slyke, a young game designer who resurrects original intent with 21st Century flair and international reception with his game: Coopoly. 

Original Broadcast: November 5, 2016