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
219. Preventing Crime for Pennies on the Dollar 2015-09-10
218. The Harvard President Will See You Now 2015-09-03
217. Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? 2015-08-27
216. How to Make a Smart TV Ad 2015-08-20
The Dangers of Safety (Rebroadcast) 2015-08-13
215. Why Do We Really Follow the News? 2015-08-06
214. How to Create Suspense 2015-07-30
213. Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush 2015-07-23
212. The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 2015-07-16
211. The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 2015-07-09
A Better Way to Eat (Rebroadcast) 2015-07-02
210. Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? 2015-06-25
209. Make Me a Match 2015-06-18
208. Making Sex Offenders Pay -- and Pay and Pay and Pay 2015-06-11
207. Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? 2015-06-04
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (Rebroadcast) 2015-05-28
Failure Is Your Friend (Rebroadcast) 2015-05-21
206. Ten Years of Freakonomics 2015-05-14
205. Could the Next Brooklyn Be ... Las Vegas?! 2015-05-07
Think Like a Child (Rebroadcast) 2015-04-30

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