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


Title Date published
342. Has Lance Armstrong Finally Come Clean? 2018-07-26
341. Why We Choke Under Pressure (and How Not To) 2018-07-19
340. People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard. 2018-07-12
339. The Future of Freakonomics Radio 2018-07-03
In Praise of Incrementalism (Rebroadcast) 2018-06-28
In Praise of Maintenance (Rebroadcast) 2018-06-21
338. How to Catch World Cup Fever 2018-06-14
337. How to Build a Smart City 2018-06-07
How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Rebroadcast) 2018-05-31
336. The Most Vilified Industry in America Is Also the Most Charitable 2018-05-24
335. Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad? 2018-05-17
334. 5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing 2018-05-10
Evolution, Accelerated (Rebroadcast) 2018-05-03
333. The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever Attempted 2018-04-26
332. Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Terrible/Awesome (Part 2) 2018-04-19
331. Why the Trump Tax Cuts are Awesome/Terrible (Part 1) 2018-04-12
330. Extra: Ray Dalio Full Interview 2018-04-09
329. The Invisible Paw 2018-04-05
328. Extra: Mark Zuckerberg Full Interview 2018-04-02
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) (Rebroadcast) 2018-03-29

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