What We Don’t See in a Movie Theater

For a century, movie theater innovation repeatedly attracted us just when it appeared that we would stay home.

The Impact of a Price on Music and Wine

Because of the impact of a price, our opinion of the music from a Stradivarius violin or the taste of a fine wine could change.

The $1.9 Million Pigeon

When two Chinese businessmen both want the same birds, racing pigeon prices can go sky high into the stratosphere.

How the Pandemic Ended Peak TV

Before COVID-19, we thought that peak TV was a rising number as more original shows were written and produced but the industry has changed.

Where LEGO is More Than a Toy

Instead of spending hours or even days constructing a multi-thousand piece set, many thousnads of people prefer investing in LEGOs.

How Vinyl and Streaming Are Similar

Changes in recorded music sales were fueled by new formats that started with vinyl and eventually became streaming.

Why It’s Tough to Make a Movie During a Pandemic

Similar to schools and businesses, the reopening cost of making a movie safely during the coronavirus pandemic requires extra people, time, and money.

How “Trolls World Tour” Is Changing the Movie Business

On April 10, when Trolls World Tour was supposed to hit the movie theaters, none were open. So NBCUniversal decided to proceed with a streaming release instead. Other studios were postponing film opening dates by as much as a year.…

Why Taylor Swift Likes Slow Ticketing

Wondering why concert ticket prices have gone up during the past decade, we can look at Taylor Swift’s 2018 Reputation tour.

Why Our Movie Theaters Will Change

When the Justice Department terminates a rule from approximately 70 years ago, movie industry economics could change what we see at local theaters.