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
318. It’s Your Problem Now 2018-02-08
317. What Can Uber Teach Us About the Gender Pay Gap? 2018-02-06
An Egghead’s Guide to the Super Bowl (Rebroadcast) 2018-02-03
316. “I Wasn’t Stupid Enough to Say This Could Be Done Overnight” 2018-02-01
315. How to Become a C.E.O. 2018-01-25
314. What Does a C.E.O. Actually Do? 2018-01-18
313. How to Be a Modern Democrat — and Win 2018-01-11
Why Is My Life So Hard? (Rebroadcast) 2018-01-04
Trust Me (Rebroadcast) 2017-12-28
Make Me a Match (Rebroadcast) 2017-12-21
312. Not Your Grandmother’s I.M.F. 2017-12-14
311. Why Is the Live-Event Ticket Market So Screwed Up? 2017-12-07
310. Are We Running Out of Ideas? 2017-11-30
Is America Ready for a “No-Lose Lottery”? (Update) 2017-11-23
309. Nurses to the Rescue! 2017-11-16
308. How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions 2017-11-09
Why Is There So Much Ground Beef in the World? (Special Feature) 2017-11-07
307. Thinking Is Expensive. Who’s Supposed to Pay for It? 2017-11-02
306. How to Launch a Behavior-Change Revolution 2017-10-26
305. The Demonization of Gluten 2017-10-19

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