TRC #336: American Sniper + Brian Tomasik on Wild Animal Suffering + Rent-To-Own

squirrelsniperWith Cristina filling in as host, Adam slings a segment about the real story behind American Sniper, while guest Brian Tomasik opens our eyes to Wild Animal Suffering in part 1 of 2 interview segments. Finally (last yet again…) Pat crunches the real math of Rent-To-Own business models, shocking Adam and Cristina in the process.

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SHOW NOTES

American Sniper:

The Guardian: Why American Sniper’s Historical Dishonesty Misleads

Slate: Chris Kyle

The Vulture

Time

History vs Hollywood

Truth Justice and the curious case of Chris Kyle

New Yorker

Washington Post

Rent-To-Own:

Best Buy – 60 Inch LB5200

EasyHome – 60 Inch LB5200

Smart Choice PS4

FutureShop PS4

EasyHome Acer Laptop

Smart Choice Acer Laptop

Canada Computers Acer Laptop

EasyHome Samsung Washer and Dryer

Canadian Appliance Samsung Washer and Dryer

EasyHome MOTO G

Staples MOTO G

Association of Progressive Rental Organizations

FTC Survey Report on Rent To Own

Wikipedia – Rent To Own

CBC – Rent To Own In Canada

 

 

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