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


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Extra: Full Interviews With Jimmy Garoppolo, Joe Staley, Mike McGlinchey, and Kyle Juszczyk 2018-09-23
350. How to Stop Being a Loser 2018-09-20
349. How Sports Became Us 2018-09-13
348. Is the Government More Entrepreneurial Than You Think? 2018-09-06
347. Why You Shouldn’t Open a Restaurant 2018-08-30
346. Two (Totally Opposite) Ways to Save the Planet 2018-08-23
345. How to Be Happy 2018-08-16
344. Who Decides How Much a Life Is Worth? 2018-08-09
A Conversation With PepsiCo C.E.O. Indra Nooyi (Ep. 316 Update) 2018-08-07
343. An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar… 2018-08-02
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

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