The UnScene


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(NEW) Exploring the unseen themes and ideas about economics and political philosophy in popular culture, art, and entertainment.

The Preventable Tragedy of Cocaine Bear

April 6, 2023

Welcome to episode two of The UnScene! Cocaine Bear is causing quite the buzz for its humorous plot and generous “true story” adaptation. Did you know that the real “cocaine bear” is a consequence of failed drug war policy? As it turns out, a war on anything creates perverse incentives and a trail of blood along the way.

Written by Matt Hampton, Matt Tabor, Sean W. Malone
Narrated by Matt Tabor
Produced by Paul Nelson, Matt Tabor
Edited by Michael Ozias
Assistant Edited by Abby Richardson

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