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
67. The Patent Gap 2012-03-22
66. Show and Yell 2012-03-14
65. It’s Not the President, Stupid 2012-03-07
64. The Days of Wine and Mouses 2012-02-27
63. The Dilbert Index? 2012-02-22
62. How Biased Is Your Media? 2012-02-15
61. Does This Recession Make Me Look Fat? 2012-02-08
60. Save Me From Myself 2012-02-01
59. The Hidden Side of the Super Bowl 2012-01-25
58. What Do Hand-Washing and Financial Illiteracy Have in Common? 2012-01-19
57. Does Money Really Buy Elections? 2012-01-11
56. Why Is “I Don’t Know” So Hard to Say? 2012-01-04
55. The Perils of Drunk Walking 2011-12-27
54. How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System? (Encore) 2011-12-21
53. How American Food Got So Bad 2011-12-13
52. Weird Recycling 2011-12-02
51. What Makes a Donor Donate? 2011-11-29
50. The Truth Is Out There…Isn’t It? 2011-11-22
49. Unnatural Turkeys 2011-11-16
48. Boo…Who? 2011-11-08

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