Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.


Title Date published
448. The Downside of Disgust 2021-01-21
447. How Much Do We Really Care About Children? 2021-01-14
446. “We Get All Our Great Stuff from Europe — Including Witch Hunting.” 2021-01-07
Trust Me (Ep. 266 Rebroadcast) 2020-12-31
445. Why Do We Seek Comfort in the Familiar? 2020-12-24
444. How Do You Cure a Compassion Crisis? 2020-12-17
443. A Sneak Peek at Biden’s Top Economist 2020-12-10
PLAYBACK (2015): Could the Next Brooklyn Be ... Las Vegas?! 2020-12-06
442. Is it Too Late for General Motors to Go Electric? 2020-12-03
441. Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) 2020-11-26
440. Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) 2020-11-19
439. Please Get Your Noise Out of My Ears 2020-11-12
438. How to Succeed by Being Authentic (Hint: Carefully) 2020-11-05
Why the Left Had to Steal the Right’s Dark-Money Playbook 2020-10-31
437. Many Businesses Thought They Were Insured for a Pandemic. They Weren’t. 2020-10-29
436. Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog 2020-10-22
435. Why Are Cities (Still) So Expensive? 2020-10-15
434. Is New York City Over? 2020-10-08
“Don’t Neglect the Thing That Makes You Weird” | People I (Mostly) Admire: Ken Jennings 2020-10-03
433. How Are Psychedelics and Other Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry? 2020-10-01

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