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
27. Death by Fire? Probably Not 2011-03-23
26. The Health of Nations 2011-03-16
25. Is Twitter a Two-Way Street? 2011-03-09
24. The Power of Poop 2011-03-02
23. Millionaires vs. Billionaires 2011-02-24
22. Why Cities Rock 2011-02-17
21. Bring on the Pain! 2011-02-09
20. Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup! (Part 2) 2011-02-02
19. Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup! (Part 1) 2011-01-26
18. Freakonomics FAQ, No. 1 2011-01-19
17. Trashed 2011-01-13
16. Exit Interview: Schools Chancellor, NYC 2011-01-05
15. You Say Repugnant, I Say … Let's Do It! 2010-12-29
14. Do More Expensive Wines Taste Better? 2010-12-15
13. The "No-Lose Lottery," Part 2 2010-12-01
12. Is America Ready for a "No-Lose Lottery"? 2010-11-17
11. How Much Does the President of the U.S. Really Matter? 2010-11-03
10. The NFL's Best Real Estate Isn't For Sale. Yet. 2010-10-28
9. Reading, Rockets, and 'Rithmetic 2010-10-21
8. Who Stole All the Runs in Major League Baseball? 2010-10-07

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