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
86. Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 2012-07-29
85. Olympian Economics 2012-07-25
84. Legacy of a Jerk 2012-07-18
83. What's Wrong With Cash for Grades? 2012-07-10
82. Please Steal My Car 2012-07-04
81. Star-Spangled Banter? 2012-06-26
80. Riding the Herd Mentality 2012-06-20
79. A Cheap Employee Is … a Cheap Employee 2012-06-13
78. You Eat What You Are, Part 2 2012-06-06
77. Playing the Nerd Card 2012-05-30
76. You Eat What You Are, Part 1 2012-05-23
75. Retirement Kills 2012-05-16
74. Soul Possession 2012-05-07
73. A Rose By Any Other Distance 2012-05-02
72. Lottery Loopholes and Deadly Doctors 2012-04-25
71. Is Good Corporate Citizenship Also Good for the Bottom Line? 2012-04-18
70. Eating and Tweeting 2012-04-11
69. The Hidden Cost of False Alarms 2012-04-03
68. The Power of the President -- and the Thumb 2012-03-28
67. The Patent Gap 2012-03-22

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