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 freakonomics.com/plus.

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508. Does the Crypto Crash Mean the Blockchain Is Over? 2022-06-23
507. 103 Pieces of Advice That May or May Not Work 2022-06-16
506. What Is Sportswashing (and Does It Work)? 2022-06-09
505. Did Domestic Violence Really Spike During the Pandemic? 2022-06-02
504. Introducing “Off Leash” 2022-05-26
503. What Is the Future of College — and Does It Have Room for Men? 2022-05-19
Abortion and Crime, Revisited (Ep. 384 Update) 2022-05-12
502. “I Don’t Think the Country Is Turning Away From College.” 2022-05-05
501. The University of Impossible-to-Get-Into 2022-04-28
500. What Exactly Is College For? 2022-04-21
Is the U.S. Really Less Corrupt Than China — and How About Russia? (Ep. 481 Update) 2022-04-14
499. Don't Worry, Be Tacky 2022-04-07
498. In the 1890s, the Best-Selling Car Was … Electric 2022-03-31
497. Can the Big Bad Wolf Save Your Life? 2022-03-24
How to Change Your Mind (Ep. 379 Update) 2022-03-17
496. Do Unions Still Work? 2022-03-10
495. Why Are There So Many Bad Bosses? 2022-03-03
494. Why Do Most Ideas Fail to Scale? 2022-02-24
Why Does the Richest Country in the World Have So Many Poor Kids? (Ep. 475 Update) 2022-02-17
493. Why Does the Most Monotonous Job in the World Pay $1 Million? 2022-02-10
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