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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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
7. Two Book Authors and a Microphone 2010-09-30
6. Why the World Cup Is an Economist's Dream 2010-06-10
5. How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System? 2010-05-13
4. Faking It 2010-04-13
3. What Would the World Look Like if Economists Were in Charge? 2010-03-24
2. Is America's Obesity Epidemic For Real? 2010-02-26
1. The Dangers of Safety 2010-02-06

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