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
The Hidden Cost of False Alarms (Rebroadcast) 2013-05-15
126. What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? 2013-05-09
125. It’s Crowded at the Top 2013-05-01
124. Running to Do Evil 2013-04-25
123. Help Wanted. No Smokers Need Apply 2013-04-17
122. How Much Does Your Name Matter? 2013-04-08
121. The Tax Man Nudgeth 2013-04-03
120. 100 Ways to Fight Obesity 2013-03-27
119. How Money Is March Madness? 2013-03-21
118. Parking Is Hell 2013-03-13
117. When Is a Negative a Positive? 2013-03-06
116. Women Are Not Men 2013-02-24
115. The Downside of More Miles Per Gallon 2013-02-20
114. How to Think About Guns 2013-02-13
113. Sure, I Remember That 2013-02-06
112. Would You Let a Coin Toss Decide Your Future? 2013-01-30
111. Introducing “Freakonomics Experiments” 2013-01-23
110. Who Owns the Words That Come Out of Your Mouth? 2013-01-16
109. How to Live Longer 2013-01-09
108. How Did “Freakonomics” Get Its Name? … and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions 2013-01-02

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