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


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106. The House of Dreams 2012-12-19
105. Have a Very Homo Economicus Christmas 2012-12-12
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103. Free-conomics 2012-11-28
102. I Consult, Therefore I Am 2012-11-21
101. Mass Transit Hysteria 2012-11-14
100. Our 100th Episode! 2012-11-05
99. How to Maximize Your Halloween Candy Haul 2012-10-31
98. We the Sheeple 2012-10-24
97. Lying to Ourselves 2012-10-17
96. The Cobra Effect 2012-10-10
95. Why America’s Economic Growth May Be (Shh!) Over 2012-10-03
94. The Tale of the $15 Tomato 2012-09-23
93. Why Online Poker Should Be Legal 2012-09-19
92. Fear Thy Nature 2012-09-12
91. Can Selling Beer Cut Down on Public Drunkenness? 2012-09-05
90. How Deep Is the Shadow Economy? 2012-08-29
89. There’s Cake in the Breakroom! 2012-08-22
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