Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to know about wolves, bananas, pollution, search engines, and the quirks of human behavior. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-only episodes of Freakonomics Radio. You’ll also get every show in our network without ads. To sign up, visit our show page on Apple Podcasts or go to freakonomics.com/plus.

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The Vanishing Mr. Feynman 2024-02-15
The Brilliant Mr. Feynman 2024-02-08
How the San Francisco 49ers Stopped Being Losers (Update) 2024-02-05
The Curious Mr. Feynman 2024-02-01
574. “A Low Moment in Higher Education” 2024-01-25
5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Replay) 2024-01-22
573. Can Academic Fraud Be Stopped? 2024-01-18
572. Why Is There So Much Fraud in Academia? 2024-01-11
571. Greeting Cards, Pizza Boxes, and Personal Injury Lawyers 2024-01-04
570. Is Gynecology the Best Innovation Ever? 2023-12-28
569. Do You Need Closure? 2023-12-21
568. Why Are People So Mad at Michael Lewis? 2023-12-14
567. Do the Police Have a Management Problem? 2023-12-07
513. Should Public Transit Be Free? (Update) 2023-11-30
566. Why Is It So Hard (and Expensive) to Build Anything in America? 2023-11-23
Extra: Jason Kelce Hates to Lose 2023-11-19
565. Are Private Equity Firms Plundering the U.S. Economy? 2023-11-16
480. How Much Does Discrimination Hurt the Economy? (Replay) 2023-11-09
564. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 4: Extreme Resiliency 2023-11-02
563. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 3: Grit vs. Quit 2023-10-26
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