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Slate's Hollywood Economist: Movie Tax Loopholes

Madeleine Brand talks with Slate contributor Edward Jay Epstein about a loophole in Germany's tax code that Hollywood movie studios use to lower the cost of producing big-budget films.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).