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
187. The Man Who Would Be Everything 2014-11-20
186. Why Do People Keep Having Children? 2014-11-13
185. Should the U.S. Merge With Mexico? 2014-11-06
184. What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics? 2014-10-30
183. “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” 2014-10-23
182. How Can Tiny Norway Afford to Buy So Many Teslas? 2014-10-16
How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten (Rebroadcast) 2014-10-09
181. Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition 2014-10-02
180. Fitness Apartheid 2014-09-25
179. Outsiders by Design 2014-09-18
178. How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying 2014-09-11
177. Regulate This! 2014-09-04
Who Runs the Internet? (Rebroadcast) 2014-08-28
Parking Is Hell (Rebroadcast) 2014-08-21
What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? (Rebroadcast) 2014-08-14
Should Tipping be Banned? (Rebroadcast) 2014-08-07
How Much Does Your Name Matter? (Rebroadcast) 2014-07-31
176. Does Religion Make You Happy? 2014-07-24
175. Why You Should Bribe Your Kids 2014-07-17
174. What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? 2014-07-10

Comments about Freakonomics Radio

comments powered by Disqus