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
370. How to Fail Like a Pro 2019-03-07
369. A Good Idea Is Not Good Enough 2019-02-28
368. Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 2019-02-21
367. The Future of Meat 2019-02-14
366. This Economist Predicted the Last Crisis. What’s the Next One? 2019-02-07
Extra: Domonique Foxworth Full Interview 2019-02-02
365. Not Just Another Labor Force 2019-01-31
Extra: Mark Cuban Full Interview 2019-01-26
364. Inside the Sports-Industrial Complex 2019-01-24
Extra: Mark Teixeira Full Interview 2019-01-19
363. Think Like a Winner 2019-01-17
Hacking the World Bank (Update) 2019-01-12
362. Why Is This Man Running for President? 2019-01-10
How to Be Happy (Rebroadcast) 2019-01-03
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

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