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
293. Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 2) 2017-06-23
292. Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 1) 2017-06-22
"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" on the topic of Rivalry 2017-06-20
291. Evolution, Accelerated 2017-06-15
290. He’s One of the Most Famous Political Operatives in America. America Just Doesn’t Know It Yet. 2017-06-08
289. How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? 2017-06-01
288. Are the Rich Really Less Generous Than the Poor? 2017-05-25
287. Hoopers! Hoopers! Hoopers! 2017-05-18
286. How Big is My Penis? (And Other Things We Ask Google) 2017-05-11
Food + Science = Victory! (Rebroadcast) 2017-05-04
285. There’s a War on Sugar. Is It Justified? 2017-04-27
284. Is Income Inequality Inevitable? (Earth 2.0 Series) 2017-04-20
283. What Would Our Economy Look Like? (Earth 2.0 Series) 2017-04-13
282. Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others? 2017-04-06
281. Big Returns from Thinking Small 2017-03-30
280. “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” on the topic of Collections. 2017-03-28
How Safe Is Your Job? (Rebroadcast) 2017-03-23
279. Why Is My Life So Hard? 2017-03-16
278. Chuck E. Cheese’s: Where a Kid Can Learn Price Theory 2017-03-09
277. The Taboo Trifecta 2017-03-02

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