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
465. Introducing a New “Freakonomics of Medicine” Podcast 2021-06-10
464. Will Work-from-Home Work Forever? 2021-06-03
463. How to Get Anyone to Do Anything 2021-05-27
These Shoes Are Killing Me! (Ep. 296 Rebroadcast) 2021-05-20
462. The Future of New York City Is in Question. Could Andrew Yang Be the Answer? 2021-05-13
461. How to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot Apocalypse 2021-05-06
460. The True Story of the Minimum-Wage Fight 2021-04-29
459. Let’s Be Blunt: Marijuana Is a Boon for Older Workers 2021-04-22
458. How to Manage Your Goal Hierarchy 2021-04-15
457. Is Dialysis a Test Case of Medicare for All? 2021-04-08
456. How to Fix the Hot Mess of U.S. Healthcare 2021-04-01
Policymaking Is Not a Science (Yet) (Ep. 405 Rebroadcast) 2021-03-25
How Does New York City Keep Reinventing Itself? (Bonus) 2021-03-21
455. Are You Ready for a Fresh Start? 2021-03-18
454. Should Traffic Lights Be Abolished? 2021-03-11
453. A Rescue Plan for Black America 2021-03-04
Am I Boring You? (Ep. 225 Rebroadcast) 2021-02-25
452. Jeff Immelt Knows He Let You Down 2021-02-18
451. Can I Ask You a Ridiculously Personal Question? 2021-02-11
450. How to Be Better at Death 2021-02-04

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