Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.


Title Date published
How to Win Games and Beat People (Rebroadcast) 2018-12-27
People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard. (Rebroadcast) 2018-12-20
Freakonomics Radio Live: “The World’s a Mess. But Oysters, They Hold it Down.” 2018-12-15
Freakonomics Radio Live: “We Thought of a Way to Manipulate Your Perception of Time.” 2018-12-15
Freakonomics Radio Live: “Where Does Fear Live in the Brain?” 2018-12-15
361. Freakonomics Radio Live: “Jesus Could Have Been a Pigeon.” 2018-12-13
360. Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real? 2018-12-06
359. Should America Be Run by … Trader Joe’s? 2018-11-29
There’s a War on Sugar. Is It Justified? (Rebroadcast) 2018-11-22
358. Yes, the Open Office Is Terrible — But It Doesn’t Have to Be 2018-11-15
357. Can an Industrial Giant Become a Tech Darling? 2018-11-08
356. America’s Hidden Duopoly 2018-11-01
Extra: Elvis Costello Full Interview 2018-10-27
355. Where Does Creativity Come From (and Why Do Schools Kill It Off)? 2018-10-25
Extra: Jeremy Lin Full Interview 2018-10-20
354. How to Be Creative 2018-10-18
353. How to Optimize Your Apology 2018-10-11
352. Can This Man Stop a Trade War? 2018-10-04
Extra: Shawn Johnson Full Interview 2018-10-01
351. Here’s Why You’re Not an Elite Athlete 2018-09-27

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