Welcome to iilluminaughtii, the podcast that is all about debunking bad business. Whether it's a pyramid scheme or a charity stealing money, everything (and anything) business-related is on the table. Blair Zoń is ready to dig into the underbelly of the business world to find out where your money and time really goes. Subscribe now to make sure you don't miss any of episodes delivered fresh every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Mushroom Coffee With a Side of Blood Thinners |...
Organo Gold is a coffee MLM made with mushrooms. While it sounds harmless (and gross) enough, these mushrooms do have hidden dangers—as does their business model.
24 min
TV Ghost Hunting is a Scam | Dark Dives
Ghost hunting may be fun, goofy, and entertaining. But when does it cross a line into misleading and dangerous?
30 min
How TurboTax's “Free” Services Got Them Sued | ...
While Intuit Turbo Tax claimed to be helping people file taxes with no stress and no strings attached, something different was going on in the background. Now, they owe a massive amount of money after misleading taxpayers and getting sued by all fifty states. Talk about a mistake.
28 min
How Corporations Made Pollution a YOU Problem |...
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! It has become the common individual montra for controlling pollution. But, why, when corporations and billionaires are responsible for a majority of the pollution has correcting climate change become an individualized problem?
33 min
The Creepy and Disturbing Truth of IVF Treatmen...
The fertility industry can be a wonderful thing, allowing people that are unable to have children the chance of building a family. However, how we talk about freezing eggs and IVF can be concerning and far from empowering.
35 min
How DNA Companies Sell More Than Just Your Data...
DNA tests are a fun way to find out your genetic history, but they create far more problems than just dragging family secrets and skeletons out of the closet.
25 min
The Myth of The "Lazy" Millennial (And Why Gen ...
Older generations have been complaining about younger generations for thousands of years. But in the case of millennials, they’ve been accused of “killing” nearly every socio-economic thing. Why such murderous language?
34 min
Established Titles is Far More Complicated Than...
Established Titles has become a commonly known youtube sponsor; they’re a cute gift idea that’s supposed to allow you to become a ‘Lord’ or ‘Lady’, should you choose. Recently, they’ve taken heavy fire, and allegations of them being a complete and total scam have cast them, and their advocates, under the spotlight.
30 min
How the Red Cross Profits From Fake Aid | Corpo...
Red Cross is known to take donation dollars away from worthy causes, yet they remain, undeservedly, synonymous with disaster relief.
30 min
Ringing the Charity Bell of Exploitation | Corp...
Those joyous volunteers ringing their bells loud during the holiday season may not be supporting what you think they are. With a history of lgbtq+ discrimination, employee mistreatment, and child abuse, The Salvation Army has plenty of skeletons hidden behind the curtains.
32 min
The MLM Who Nasa Fell For: Shaklee | Multi Leve...
On the surface, Shaklee seems like any other supplement MLM. However, if you look a little further, you’ll find a lengthy history, worshipped founder, and—naturally—problematic sellers.
32 min
The Dodo is Not What You Think | Corporate Casket
The Dodo has become the warmest, ‘cuddliest’ corner of the internet. They’re a never-ending stream of adorable, clickable, animal content. But do they really have the animals’ best interests at heart?
30 min
The Many, Many Red Flags of Drake | Corporate C...
Between violent occurrences surrounding his name and the newfound infamy he has earned from gambling on twitch streams, is Drake as wholesome as he appears?
30 min
The Never-Ending Saga of Brittany Dawn | Multi ...
Brittany Dawn is one of the latest influencers to be revealed as a scammer but this time; this discovery comes with a lawsuit. Is she alone in the influencer scammer mentality or is she just representing a bigger problem?
33 min
Shein's Rival in Exploitation: Boohoo | Corpora...
Boohoo is the epitome of fast fashion; subpar labor conditions, limited sustainability, and a Kardashian sponsorship to round it all out. Hey, what could go wrong?
31 min
Raw Milk Isn’t As Healthy as They Want You To B...
Are you a milk fan? Most of us rely on it for a heart bowl of fruit loops in the morning. But is that milk causing you to miss out on benefits? Let’s take a look at raw milk and see if it’s all its cracked up to be.
28 min
Dolce & Gabanna are Forever Unaccountable | Cor...
While their clothes may be “art” their mouths, financials, and design choices seem to be pure trash. Over the years, Dolce and Gabbana seem to have created more scandals than I can count and it just keeps getting worse.
30 min
Publishers Clearing House: The Original Data Br...
Publisher’s Clearing House is known for giving their winners a thousand dollars a week for life. Is this too good to be true? Or could this really be you?
28 min
Student Loans are Worse Than You Realize | Corp...
It’s the wild west of student loans. The private student loan industry has become a massive burden for thousands of students and the scams? They run rampant.
30 min
Why Even Comcast's Employees Hate Them | Corpor...
Comcast is one of the most hated companies in America: but why? They’re slowing America down, throttling your internet, and even employees loathe them.
29 min
The Alzheimer's Lie: Unmasking Decades of Delib...
This fraud may be greater than Theranos, greater than any Ponzi scheme, greater than any MLM: it’s the fraud around Alzheimer's research.
28 min
The Monsters Who Profit Off of Cancer Scams | C...
Some estimates claim that less than 2% of the money donated to Cancer Fund of America went to cancer patients. Worse yet, the patriarch of the family has had his children create cancer non-profit spin-offs—each just as bad as the last.
32 min
The Problem With Kanye West | Corporate Casket
Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, has been controversial for a while now. His hateful comments have garnered justified outrage, and yet companies working with him drag their feet and some still praise him as a genius we just don’t understand.
31 min
Slenderman. From Internet Boogeyman to Actual N...
The Slenderman, arguably the most famous and successful Creepypasta of all time, has been blamed for several violent incidents, including multiple attempted murders. The most famous of these murder attempts involves two 12-year-old girls stabbed their best friend 19 times and left her for dead.
30 min
Your Dead Loved Ones Are Being Sold To The US M...
When you hear the words ‘donating your body to science’, maybe you picture a bunch of people in lab coats around a cadaver, studying a brain and how the human body works. But the reality may be far more gruesome.
33 min