About the Podcast
Surprising stories about how the biggest, household name brands affect our lives and culture — for better or worse. Host Dan Bobkoff finds tales of tragedy, love, strange histories, unintended consequences, and accidental success.
About the Host
Dan Bobkoff is the executive producer of audio at Insider Inc. and the host/creator of the "Household Name" podcast from Business Insider and Stitcher. Before BI, he was a reporter at NPR News' New York bureau, where he reported for shows like "All Things Considered," "Morning Edition," and "Planet Money." He's also reported for "Marketplace," and covered politics and the economy for NPR member stations in the Midwest. He was part the NPR team reporting on the ground after the Boston Marathon attacks. And his reporting has taken him to London, Puerto Rico, and Nairobi. He graduated from Wesleyan University and has a master's from Columbia University's Knight-Bagehot business reporting fellowship.