Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio

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. Special features include series like “The Secret Life of a C.E.O.” as well as a live game show, “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know.” 


Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
358. Yes, the Open Office Is Terrible — But It Doesn’t Have to Be 00:40:32 2018-11-15 05:00
357. Can an Industrial Giant Become a Tech Darling? 00:54:04 2018-11-08 05:00
356. America’s Hidden Duopoly 00:54:15 2018-11-01 04:00
Extra: Elvis Costello Full Interview 01:19:31 2018-10-27 18:00
355. Where Does Creativity Come From (and Why Do Schools Kill It Off)? 01:13:43 2018-10-25 05:00
Extra: Jeremy Lin Full Interview 00:43:17 2018-10-20 13:00
354. How to Be Creative 00:52:32 2018-10-18 05:00
353. How to Optimize Your Apology 00:49:16 2018-10-11 05:00
352. Can This Man Stop a Trade War? 00:42:43 2018-10-04 05:00
Extra: Shawn Johnson Full Interview 01:07:16 2018-10-01 05:00
351. Here’s Why You’re Not an Elite Athlete 01:07:43 2018-09-27 05:00
Extra: Full Interviews With Jimmy Garoppolo, Joe Staley, Mike McGlinchey, and Kyle Juszczyk 01:20:11 2018-09-23 14:00
350. How to Stop Being a Loser 01:00:48 2018-09-20 05:00
349. How Sports Became Us 00:52:06 2018-09-13 05:30
348. Is the Government More Entrepreneurial Than You Think? 00:34:43 2018-09-06 05:00
347. Why You Shouldn’t Open a Restaurant 00:37:17 2018-08-30 05:00
346. Two (Totally Opposite) Ways to Save the Planet 00:51:22 2018-08-23 05:00
Pick of the Week: Are We in a Mattress-Store Bubble? (Ep. 251) 00:36:45 2018-08-23 04:00
Pick of the Week: Time to Take Back the Toilet (Ep. 190) 00:31:48 2018-08-23 03:00
Where to Find Every Episode of Freakonomics Radio 00:00:57 2018-08-23 02:00
345. How to Be Happy 00:37:30 2018-08-16 05:00
Pick of the Week: It’s Your Problem Now (Ep. 318) 00:44:06 2018-08-16 04:00
Pick of the Week: What Does a C.E.O. Actually Do? (Ep. 314) 00:38:37 2018-08-16 03:00
344. Who Decides How Much a Life Is Worth? 00:38:10 2018-08-09 05:00
Pick of the Week: Ten Signs You Might Be a Libertarian (Ep. 259) 00:50:42 2018-08-08 05:00
Pick of the Week: That’s a Great Question! (Ep. 192) 00:25:23 2018-08-08 05:00
Pick of the Week: Ten Ideas to Make Politics Less Rotten (Ep. 255) 00:43:03 2018-08-08 04:00
Pick of the Week: What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? (Ep. 126) 00:37:54 2018-08-08 04:00
A Conversation With PepsiCo C.E.O. Indra Nooyi (Ep. 316 Update) 00:45:45 2018-08-07 05:00
343. An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar… 00:53:36 2018-08-02 05:00
Pick of the Week: Why Is the Live-Event Ticket Market So Screwed Up? (Ep. 311) 00:47:40 2018-08-01 05:00
Pick of the Week: Not Your Grandmother’s I.M.F. (Ep. 312) 00:38:21 2018-08-01 05:00
Pick of the Week: Hacking the World Bank (Ep. 197) 00:36:00 2018-08-01 04:00
Pick of the Week: Fear Thy Nature (Ep. 92) 00:37:15 2018-08-01 04:00
342. Has Lance Armstrong Finally Come Clean? 00:50:37 2018-07-26 05:00
Pick of the Week: Trevor Noah Has a Lot to Say (Ep. 272) 00:35:21 2018-07-25 14:00
Pick of the Week: Failure Is Your Friend (Ep. 169) 00:31:03 2018-07-25 13:00
Why We Choke Under Pressure (and How Not To) 00:44:38 2018-07-19 05:00
Pick of the Week: The Longest Long Shot (Ep. 249) 00:43:03 2018-07-18 05:00
Pick of the Week: How to Become Great at Just About Anything (Ep. 244) 00:51:55 2018-07-18 04:00
People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard. 00:57:00 2018-07-12 05:00
Pick of the Week: "How Much Brain Damage Do I Have?" (Ep. 299) 00:47:07 2018-07-11 05:00
Pick of the Week: A Better Way to Eat (Ep. 173) 00:26:04 2018-07-11 04:00
The Future of Freakonomics Radio 00:35:58 2018-07-03 22:00
Pick of the Week: Has the U.S. Presidency Become a Dictatorship? (Ep. 260) 00:47:47 2018-07-03 05:00
Pick of the Week: How Much Does the President of the U.S. Really Matter? (Ep. 11) 00:32:28 2018-07-03 05:00
Pick of the Week: Who Needs Handwriting (Ep. 235) 00:39:36 2018-06-28 16:39
Pick of the Week: The Upside of Quitting (Ep. 42) 00:56:57 2018-06-28 16:37
In Praise of Incrementalism (Rebroadcast) 00:49:20 2018-06-28 05:00
In Praise of Maintenance (Rebroadcast) 00:42:16 2018-06-21 05:00
How to Catch World Cup Fever 00:56:44 2018-06-14 05:00
How to Build a Smart City 00:39:06 2018-06-07 05:00
How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Rebroadcast) 00:28:26 2018-05-31 05:00
The Most Vilified Industry in America Is Also the Most Charitable 00:33:24 2018-05-24 05:00
Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad? 00:36:53 2018-05-17 05:00
5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing 00:49:36 2018-05-10 05:00
Evolution, Accelerated (Rebroadcast) 00:35:32 2018-05-03 05:00
The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever Attempted 00:52:00 2018-04-26 05:00
Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Terrible/Awesome (Part 2) 00:44:59 2018-04-19 05:00
Why the Trump Tax Cuts are Awesome/Terrible (Part 1) 00:45:27 2018-04-12 05:00
Extra: Ray Dalio Full Interview 01:18:09 2018-04-09 05:00
The Invisible Paw 00:48:20 2018-04-05 05:00
Extra: Mark Zuckerberg Full Interview 00:46:26 2018-04-02 05:00
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) (Rebroadcast) 00:44:47 2018-03-29 05:00
Extra: Carol Bartz Full Interview 00:51:23 2018-03-26 05:00
The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money (Rebroadcast) 00:46:38 2018-03-22 04:00
Extra: Jack Welch Full Interview 00:56:44 2018-03-19 04:00
How to Train Your Dragon Child 00:35:30 2018-03-15 04:00
Extra: Satya Nadella Full Interview 00:40:31 2018-03-12 04:00
Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It 00:41:13 2018-03-08 05:00
Extra: David Rubenstein Full Interview 01:30:44 2018-03-05 05:00
Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? (Rebroadcast) 00:46:33 2018-03-01 05:00
Extra: Richard Branson Full Interview 00:55:18 2018-02-26 05:00
​Letting Go 00:45:06 2018-02-22 05:00
After the Glass Ceiling, a Glass Cliff 00:52:26 2018-02-15 05:00
What Can Uber Teach Us About the Gender Pay Gap? 00:42:32 2018-02-06 18:00
An Egghead’s Guide to the Super Bowl (Rebroadcast) 00:27:37 2018-02-03 05:00
“I Wasn’t Stupid Enough to Say This Could Be Done Overnight” 00:48:03 2018-02-01 05:00
How to Become a C.E.O. 00:44:23 2018-01-25 05:00
How to Be a Modern Democrat — and Win 00:38:07 2018-01-11 05:00
Why Is My Life So Hard? (Rebroadcast) 00:30:10 2018-01-04 05:00
Trust Me (Rebroadcast) 00:30:00 2017-12-28 05:00
Make Me a Match (Rebroadcast) 00:52:47 2017-12-21 05:00
Are We Running Out of Ideas? 00:37:00 2017-11-30 04:00
Is America Ready for a “No-Lose Lottery”? (Update) 00:45:16 2017-11-23 05:00
Nurses to the Rescue! 00:57:47 2017-11-16 05:00
How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions 00:43:28 2017-11-09 05:00
Why Is There So Much Ground Beef in the World? (Special Feature) 00:43:26 2017-11-07 05:00
Thinking Is Expensive. Who’s Supposed to Pay for It? 00:38:50 2017-11-02 04:00
How to Launch a Behavior-Change Revolution 00:44:44 2017-10-26 05:00
The Demonization of Gluten 00:43:58 2017-10-19 05:00
What Are the Secrets of the German Economy — and Should We Steal Them? 00:57:08 2017-10-12 05:00
“Tell Me Something I Don't Know” on the topic of Behavior Change (Special Feature) 00:54:11 2017-10-01 05:00
Why Larry Summers Is the Economist Everyone Hates to Love 00:50:25 2017-09-28 05:00
Why Learn Esperanto? (Special Feature) 00:30:59 2017-09-26 05:00
What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) 00:41:07 2017-09-21 05:00
Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) 00:43:06 2017-09-14 05:00
Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by Diagnosis (Rebroadcast) 00:48:40 2017-08-31 05:00
Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations (Rebroadcast) 00:45:39 2017-08-24 05:00
Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6 (Rebroadcast) 00:44:05 2017-08-17 05:00
What Are You Waiting For? (Rebroadcast) 00:36:21 2017-08-10 05:00
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) 00:44:04 2017-08-03 05:00
The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money 00:48:04 2017-07-27 05:00
These Shoes Are Killing Me! 00:39:16 2017-07-20 05:00
When Helping Hurts 00:51:29 2017-07-13 05:00
The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage 00:43:58 2017-07-06 05:00
The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast) 00:39:21 2017-06-29 05:00
Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 2) 00:37:15 2017-06-23 05:00
Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 1) 00:44:31 2017-06-22 05:00
"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" on the topic of Rivalry 00:57:16 2017-06-20 05:00
Evolution, Accelerated 00:35:42 2017-06-15 05:00
He’s One of the Most Famous Political Operatives in America. America Just Doesn’t Know It Yet. 00:42:16 2017-06-08 05:00
How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? 00:28:01 2017-06-01 05:00
Are the Rich Really Less Generous Than the Poor? 00:43:58 2017-05-25 05:00
Hoopers! Hoopers! Hoopers! 00:39:23 2017-05-18 05:00
How Big is My Penis? (And Other Things We Ask Google) 00:34:02 2017-05-11 05:00
Food + Science = Victory! (Rebroadcast) 00:36:45 2017-05-04 05:00
There’s a War on Sugar. Is It Justified? 00:45:40 2017-04-27 05:00
Is Income Inequality Inevitable? (Earth 2.0 Series) 00:40:57 2017-04-20 05:00
Earth 2.0: Is Income Inequality Inevitable? TEST 00:40:54 2017-04-20 05:00
What Would Our Economy Look Like? (Earth 2.0 Series) 00:42:53 2017-04-13 05:00
Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others? 00:35:23 2017-04-06 05:00
Big Returns from Thinking Small 00:30:46 2017-03-30 05:00
“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” on the topic of Collections. 00:51:22 2017-03-28 05:00
How Safe Is Your Job? (Rebroadcast) 00:33:20 2017-03-23 04:00
Why Is My Life So Hard? 00:30:32 2017-03-16 04:00
March 2017 Freakonomics Flyaway to NYC Contest Rules 2017-03-09 22:43
Chuck E. Cheese’s: Where a Kid Can Learn Price Theory 00:31:22 2017-03-09 05:00
The Taboo Trifecta 00:32:09 2017-03-02 05:00
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bHeWaGYCQXzcDue-rV6J6xoVdb1I2YguCYHwPdR9MwM/edit#heading=h.gjdgxs 00:32:05 2017-03-02 05:00
The Taboo Triumvirate 00:32:05 2017-03-02 05:00
No Hollywood Ending for the Visual-Effects Industry 00:55:46 2017-02-23 05:00
Professor Hendryx vs. Big Coal 00:37:04 2017-02-16 05:00
How to Get More Grit in Your Life (Rebroadcast) 00:42:09 2017-02-09 05:00
An Egghead’s Guide to the Super Bowl 00:28:27 2017-02-02 05:00
Did China Eat America’s Jobs? 00:38:24 2017-01-26 05:00
Is the American Dream Really Dead? 00:39:29 2017-01-19 05:00
The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution 00:35:09 2017-01-05 05:00
How to Become Great at Just About Anything (Rebroadcast) 00:50:11 2016-12-29 05:00
How to Be More Productive (Rebroadcast) 00:39:23 2016-12-22 05:00
Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by Diagnosis 00:48:34 2016-12-15 05:00
Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations 00:45:21 2016-12-08 05:00
Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6 00:44:54 2016-12-01 05:00
The No-Tipping Point (Rebroadcast) 00:44:25 2016-11-24 05:00
How to Make a Bad Decision 00:35:44 2016-11-17 05:00
Introducing Stephen J. Dubner's new podcast, "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" 00:53:21 2016-11-15 05:00
Trust Me 00:27:42 2016-11-10 06:00
How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast) 00:33:26 2016-11-09 20:00
The White House Gets Into the Nudge Business 00:42:18 2016-11-03 04:00
In Praise of Incrementalism 00:48:33 2016-10-27 05:00
In Praise of Maintenance 00:41:44 2016-10-20 05:00
This Is Your Brain on Podcasts 00:45:22 2016-10-13 05:00
How To Win A Nobel Prize (Rebroadcast) 00:44:31 2016-10-06 05:00
Why Are We Still Using Cash? 00:42:58 2016-09-29 05:00
Why Uber Is an Economist’s Dream 00:38:28 2016-09-08 05:00
The Future (Probably) Isn’t as Scary as You Think 00:35:01 2016-09-01 05:00
Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? (Rebroadcast) 00:37:49 2016-08-25 05:00
Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush (Rebroadcast) 00:31:28 2016-08-18 05:00
What Are You Waiting For? 00:34:56 2016-08-11 05:00
Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? (Rebroadcast) 00:51:59 2016-08-04 05:00
What Are Gender Barriers Made Of? 00:36:32 2016-07-21 05:00
Is the Internet Being Ruined? 00:47:58 2016-07-14 05:00
Confessions of a Pothole Politician 00:43:47 2016-07-07 05:00
The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast) 00:57:26 2016-06-30 05:00
How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast) 00:33:28 2016-06-23 05:00
Why Do We Really Follow the News? (Rebroadcast) 00:35:49 2016-06-16 05:00
Why Does Everyone Hate Flying? And Other Questions Only a Pilot Can Answer 00:43:45 2016-06-02 05:00
How to Be Tim Ferriss 00:41:31 2016-05-19 05:00
How to Win Games and Beat People 00:52:30 2016-05-12 05:00
How to Get More Grit in Your Life 00:44:28 2016-05-05 05:00
Being Malcolm Gladwell 00:28:20 2016-05-02 05:00
How to Be More Productive 00:38:37 2016-04-21 05:00
Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income? 00:36:42 2016-04-14 05:00
Are Payday Loans Really as Evil as People Say? 00:49:40 2016-04-07 05:00
The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Rebroadcast) 00:42:50 2016-03-31 05:00
The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Rebroadcast) 00:45:41 2016-03-24 04:00
Yes, the American Economy Is in a Funk -- But Not for the Reasons You Think 00:33:32 2016-03-17 04:00
The No-Tipping Point 00:43:17 2016-03-11 05:00
The United States of Cory Booker 00:39:21 2016-03-03 05:00
Ask Not What Your Podcast Can Do for You 00:41:42 2016-02-25 05:00
How Can This Possibly Be True? 00:40:52 2016-02-18 05:00
How to Fix a Broken High Schooler, in Four Easy Steps (Rebroadcast) 00:29:15 2016-02-04 05:00
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? (Rebroadcast) 00:36:39 2016-01-28 05:00
Do Boycotts Work? 00:37:26 2016-01-21 05:00
How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the Future 00:46:56 2016-01-14 05:00
The True Story of the Gender Pay Gap 00:43:27 2016-01-07 05:00
When Willpower Isn’t Enough (Rebroadcast) 00:31:02 2015-12-31 05:00
Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition (Rebroadcast) 00:41:59 2015-12-24 05:00
Is Migration a Basic Human Right? 01:00:58 2015-12-17 05:00
The Cheeseburger Diet 00:32:07 2015-12-10 05:00
Ben Bernanke Gives Himself a Grade 00:47:04 2015-12-03 05:00
Why Do People Keep Having Children? (Rebroadcast) 00:40:03 2015-11-26 05:00
Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? 00:45:56 2015-11-19 05:00
Does the Education Gap Begin at Age Zero? 2015-11-19 05:00
Should Everyone Be in a Rock Band? 00:45:31 2015-11-12 05:00
Food + Science = Victory 00:38:23 2015-11-05 05:00
Am I Boring You? 00:39:32 2015-10-29 04:00
How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying (Rebroadcast) 00:36:26 2015-10-22 05:00
How To Win A Nobel Prize 00:45:27 2015-10-15 05:00
Should Kids Pay Back Their Parents for Raising Them? 00:47:22 2015-10-08 05:00
Meet the Woman Who Said Women Can’t Have It All 00:42:10 2015-10-01 05:00
How Did the Belt Win? 00:30:56 2015-09-24 05:00
“I Don't Know What You've Done With My Husband, But He's a Changed Man.” 00:46:53 2015-09-17 05:00
Preventing Crime for Pennies on the Dollar 00:41:33 2015-09-10 05:00
The Harvard President Will See You Now 00:38:52 2015-09-03 05:00
Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? 00:36:55 2015-08-27 05:00
How to Make a Smart TV Ad 00:30:34 2015-08-20 05:00
The Dangers of Safety (Rebroadcast) 00:30:57 2015-08-13 05:00
Why Do We Really Follow the News? 00:35:51 2015-08-06 05:00
How to Create Suspense 00:39:21 2015-07-30 05:00
Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush 00:32:02 2015-07-23 05:00
The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 00:43:28 2015-07-16 05:00
The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 00:45:00 2015-07-09 05:00
A Better Way to Eat (Rebroadcast) 00:28:06 2015-07-02 05:00
Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? 00:53:55 2015-06-25 05:00
Make Me a Match 00:50:22 2015-06-18 05:00
Making Sex Offenders Pay -- and Pay and Pay and Pay 00:35:28 2015-06-11 05:00
Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? 00:54:47 2015-06-04 05:00
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (Rebroadcast) 01:02:56 2015-05-28 05:00
Failure Is Your Friend (Rebroadcast) 00:31:47 2015-05-21 05:00
Ten Years of Freakonomics 00:46:02 2015-05-14 05:00
Could the Next Brooklyn Be ... Las Vegas?! 00:55:16 2015-05-07 05:00
Think Like a Child (Rebroadcast) 00:29:43 2015-04-30 05:00
Nate Silver Says: “Everyone Is Kind of Weird” 00:39:08 2015-04-23 05:00
Diamonds Are a Marriage Counselor’s Best Friend 00:40:28 2015-04-16 06:00
How Many Doctors Does It Take to Start a Healthcare Revolution? 00:53:55 2015-04-09 06:00
How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare? 00:41:52 2015-04-02 06:00
The Perfect Crime (Rebroadcast) 00:29:35 2015-03-26 05:00
What You Don’t Know About Online Dating (Rebroadcast) 00:40:11 2015-03-19 05:00
When Willpower Isn’t Enough 00:33:03 2015-03-12 05:00
This Idea Must Die 00:54:33 2015-03-05 06:00
The Maddest Men of All 00:32:55 2015-02-26 06:00
Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism? 00:42:48 2015-02-12 06:00
How Efficient Is Energy Efficiency? 00:32:35 2015-02-05 06:00
How Safe Is Your Job? 00:33:38 2015-01-29 06:00
Someone Else’s Acid Trip 00:29:15 2015-01-22 06:00
Why Doesn’t Everyone Get the Flu Vaccine? 00:36:16 2015-01-08 06:00
What’s the “Best” Exercise? (Rebroadcast) 00:15:20 2015-01-01 06:00
What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol? (Rebroadcast) 00:25:22 2014-12-25 06:00
Time to Take Back the Toilet 00:34:45 2014-12-18 06:00
The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat (Rebroadcast) 00:44:38 2014-12-11 06:00
How to Fix a Broken High Schooler, in Four Easy Steps 00:29:18 2014-12-04 06:00
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? 00:34:24 2014-11-27 06:00
The Man Who Would Be Everything 00:27:44 2014-11-20 06:00
Why Do People Keep Having Children? 00:38:32 2014-11-13 06:00
Should the U.S. Merge With Mexico? 00:55:59 2014-11-06 06:00
What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics? 00:24:50 2014-10-30 05:00
“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” 01:02:28 2014-10-23 18:00
How Can Tiny Norway Afford to Buy So Many Teslas? 00:36:11 2014-10-16 06:00
How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten (Rebroadcast) 00:33:15 2014-10-09 06:00
Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition 00:41:59 2014-10-02 06:00
Fitness Apartheid 00:30:42 2014-09-25 06:00
Outsiders by Design 00:40:25 2014-09-18 06:00
How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying 00:33:41 2014-09-11 06:00
Regulate This! 00:56:12 2014-09-04 06:00
Who Runs the Internet? (Rebroadcast) 00:32:15 2014-08-28 06:00
Parking Is Hell (Rebroadcast) 00:35:07 2014-08-21 06:00
What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? (Rebroadcast) 00:39:06 2014-08-14 06:00
Should Tipping be Banned? (Rebroadcast) 00:40:31 2014-08-07 06:00
How Much Does Your Name Matter? (Rebroadcast) 00:52:00 2014-07-31 06:00
Does Religion Make You Happy? 00:28:35 2014-07-24 06:00
Why You Should Bribe Your Kids 00:27:33 2014-07-17 06:00
What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? 00:33:04 2014-07-10 06:00
How to Screen Job Applicants, Act Your Age, and Get Your Brain Off Autopilot 00:25:51 2014-06-26 06:00
There’s No Such Thing as a Free Appetizer 00:36:23 2014-06-19 06:00
Why America Doesn’t Love Soccer (Yet) 00:37:13 2014-06-12 06:00
The Upside of Quitting (Rebroadcast) 00:57:59 2014-05-29 06:00
Think Like a Child 00:28:14 2014-05-22 06:00
The Three Hardest Words in the English Language 00:28:55 2014-05-15 06:00
How to Think Like a Freak -- and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions 00:27:28 2014-05-08 06:00
The Perfect Crime 00:28:28 2014-05-01 06:00
Which Came First, the Chicken or the Avocado? 00:29:29 2014-04-24 06:00
What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol? 00:24:53 2014-04-17 06:00
“If Mayors Ruled the World” 00:31:05 2014-04-10 06:00
How to Make People Quit Smoking 00:32:37 2014-04-03 06:00
Why Everybody Who Doesn’t Hate Bitcoin Loves It 00:35:17 2014-03-27 05:00
Women Are Not Men (Rebroadcast) 00:37:28 2014-03-20 05:00
“It’s Fun to Smoke Marijuana” 00:22:50 2014-03-13 05:00
Is Learning a Foreign Language Really Worth It? 00:21:12 2014-03-06 06:00
Why Are Japanese Homes Disposable? 00:23:16 2014-02-27 06:00
Why Marry? (Part 2) 00:23:26 2014-02-20 06:00
Why Marry? (Part 1) 00:19:31 2014-02-13 06:00
What You Don’t Know About Online Dating 00:35:49 2014-02-06 06:00
Reasons to Not Be Ugly 00:25:18 2014-01-30 15:00
Everybody Gossips (and That’s a Good Thing) 00:35:23 2014-01-23 15:00
Fear Thy Nature (Rebroadcast) 00:37:13 2014-01-16 15:00
Are We Ready to Legalize Drugs? And Other FREAK-Quently Asked Questions 00:28:14 2014-01-09 15:00
What’s the “Best” Exercise? 00:15:01 2014-01-02 15:00
Save Me From Myself (Rebroadcast) 00:35:58 2013-12-26 15:00
Pontiff-icating on the Free-Market System 00:38:58 2013-12-19 15:00
Are Gay Men Really Rich? 00:19:44 2013-12-12 15:00
The Most Dangerous Machine 00:31:37 2013-12-05 15:00
Fighting Poverty With Actual Evidence 00:36:50 2013-11-27 15:00
What Do Skating Rinks, Ultimate Frisbee, and the World Have in Common? 00:46:10 2013-11-21 15:00
Who Runs the Internet? 00:32:18 2013-11-14 15:00
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2 (Rebroadcast) 00:33:08 2013-11-07 15:00
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 (Rebroadcast) 00:30:08 2013-10-31 14:00
Why Bad Environmentalism Is Such an Easy Sell 00:24:27 2013-10-24 15:00
The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat 00:46:00 2013-10-14 15:00
How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten 00:32:53 2013-10-10 15:00
How to Think About Money, Choose Your Hometown, and Buy an Electric Toothbrush 00:25:23 2013-10-03 15:00
Would a Big Bucket of Cash Really Change Your Life? 00:27:51 2013-09-26 15:00
The Economist’s Guide to Parenting (Rebroadcast) 00:56:33 2013-09-19 15:00
Whatever Happened to the Carpal Tunnel Epidemic? 00:16:46 2013-09-12 15:00
The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast) 00:56:57 2013-09-05 15:00
Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World? 00:25:39 2013-08-29 15:00
The Folly of Prediction (Rebroadcast) 00:57:16 2013-08-22 15:00
The Middle of Everywhere 00:29:46 2013-08-15 15:00
The Church of "Scionology" (Rebroadcast) 00:56:35 2013-08-08 15:00
Do Baby Girls Cause Divorce? 00:18:42 2013-08-01 15:00
REBROADCAST: The Upside of Quitting 00:58:04 2013-07-22 15:00
Government Employees Gone Wild 00:18:40 2013-07-18 15:00
A Burger a Day 00:06:30 2013-07-11 15:00
Jane Austen, Game Theorist 00:27:12 2013-07-03 23:00
REBROADCAST: Legacy of a Jerk 00:43:13 2013-06-27 15:00
Do You Really Want to Know Your Future? 00:31:01 2013-06-20 15:00
Why Family and Business Don’t Mix 00:06:15 2013-06-12 22:00
Should Tipping be Banned? 00:37:03 2013-06-03 15:00
Baby, You Can Program My Car 00:05:36 2013-05-29 22:00
Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions 00:26:20 2013-05-23 15:00
REBROADCAST: The Hidden Cost of False Alarms 00:06:11 2013-05-15 23:00
It’s Crowded at the Top 00:06:13 2013-05-01 22:00
Running to Do Evil 00:25:02 2013-04-25 15:00
Help Wanted. No Smokers Need Apply 00:05:58 2013-04-17 22:00
How Much Does Your Name Matter? 00:49:51 2013-04-08 15:00
The Tax Man Nudgeth 00:10:10 2013-04-03 23:00
A test podcast 00:35:17 2013-04-01 06:00
100 Ways to Fight Obesity 00:35:44 2013-03-27 21:00
How Money Is March Madness? 00:06:12 2013-03-21 21:00
Parking Is Hell 00:35:12 2013-03-13 21:00
When Is a Negative a Positive? 00:07:32 2013-03-06 22:00
Women Are Not Men 00:36:30 2013-02-24 22:00
The Downside of More Miles Per Gallon 00:06:05 2013-02-20 22:00
How to Think About Guns 00:29:16 2013-02-13 22:00
Sure, I Remember That 00:06:24 2013-02-06 22:00
Would You Let a Coin Toss Decide Your Future? 00:25:46 2013-01-30 22:00
Introducing “Freakonomics Experiments” 00:05:01 2013-01-23 22:00
Who Owns the Words That Come Out of Your Mouth? 00:30:58 2013-01-16 22:00
How to Live Longer 00:06:07 2013-01-09 23:00
How Did “Freakonomics” Get Its Name? … and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions 00:26:49 2013-01-02 22:00
How Much Does a Good Boss Really Matter? 00:14:10 2012-12-26 22:00
The House of Dreams 00:21:34 2012-12-19 22:00
Have a Very Homo Economicus Christmas 00:15:10 2012-12-13 00:00
The Things They Taught Me 00:23:21 2012-12-05 22:00
Free-conomics 00:06:18 2012-11-28 23:00
I Consult, Therefore I Am 00:35:40 2012-11-21 21:00
Mass Transit Hysteria 00:06:33 2012-11-15 00:00
Our 100th Episode! 00:14:32 2012-11-05 16:00
How to Maximize Your Halloween Candy Haul 00:05:58 2012-10-31 21:00
We the Sheeple 00:23:24 2012-10-24 22:00
Lying to Ourselves 00:05:45 2012-10-17 22:00
The Cobra Effect 00:34:10 2012-10-10 22:00
Why America’s Economic Growth May Be (Shh!) Over 00:05:45 2012-10-03 22:00
The Tale of the $15 Tomato 00:09:24 2012-09-23 16:00
Why Online Poker Should Be Legal 00:05:25 2012-09-20 00:00
Can Selling Beer Cut Down on Public Drunkenness? 00:05:45 2012-09-05 22:00
How Deep Is the Shadow Economy? 00:19:21 2012-08-29 22:00
There’s Cake in the Breakroom! 00:06:09 2012-08-22 23:00
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2 00:33:31 2012-08-15 23:00
The Season of Death 00:06:16 2012-08-08 22:00
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 00:29:01 2012-07-29 14:00
Olympian Economics 00:06:41 2012-07-25 23:00
Legacy of a Jerk 00:43:10 2012-07-18 22:00
What's Wrong With Cash for Grades? 00:06:14 2012-07-11 00:00
Please Steal My Car 00:22:46 2012-07-04 18:00
Star-Spangled Banter? 00:07:12 2012-06-26 23:00
Riding the Herd Mentality 00:35:47 2012-06-20 22:00
A Cheap Employee Is … a Cheap Employee 00:06:03 2012-06-14 00:00
You Eat What You Are, Part 2 00:28:49 2012-06-06 22:00
Playing the Nerd Card 00:05:29 2012-05-31 00:00
You Eat What You Are, Part 1 00:29:42 2012-05-23 22:00
Retirement Kills 00:05:36 2012-05-17 00:00
Soul Possession 00:28:07 2012-05-07 16:00
A Rose By Any Other Distance 00:05:39 2012-05-02 23:00
Lottery Loopholes and Deadly Doctors 00:56:47 2012-04-25 22:00
Is Good Corporate Citizenship Also Good for the Bottom Line? 00:06:20 2012-04-19 00:00
Eating and Tweeting 00:57:00 2012-04-11 22:30
The Hidden Cost of False Alarms 00:05:41 2012-04-04 00:00
The Power of the President -- and the Thumb 00:57:02 2012-03-28 16:00
The Patent Gap 00:04:46 2012-03-22 22:13
Show and Yell 00:57:31 2012-03-14 15:00
It’s Not the President, Stupid 00:05:24 2012-03-07 22:31
The Days of Wine and Mouses 00:56:21 2012-02-27 06:00
The Dilbert Index? 00:05:13 2012-02-22 23:21
How Biased Is Your Media? 00:35:36 2012-02-15 23:00
Does This Recession Make Me Look Fat? 00:05:02 2012-02-09 00:30
Save Me From Myself 00:33:58 2012-02-01 22:00
The Hidden Side of the Super Bowl 00:05:02 2012-01-25 23:37
What Do Hand-Washing and Financial Illiteracy Have in Common? 00:34:21 2012-01-19 06:00
Does Money Really Buy Elections? 00:05:31 2012-01-11 21:27
Why Is “I Don’t Know” So Hard to Say? 00:15:37 2012-01-04 06:00
The Perils of Drunk Walking 00:05:21 2011-12-27 23:00
How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System? (Encore) 00:29:31 2011-12-21 06:00
How American Food Got So Bad 00:04:37 2011-12-13 23:47
Weird Recycling 00:24:05 2011-12-02 15:44
What Makes a Donor Donate? 00:05:01 2011-11-29 23:05
The Truth Is Out There…Isn’t It? 00:30:04 2011-11-22 21:47
Unnatural Turkeys 00:04:38 2011-11-16 18:12
Boo…Who? 00:29:42 2011-11-08 21:16
Wildfires, Cops, and Keggers 00:04:37 2011-11-02 02:36
Misadventures in Baby-Making 00:26:59 2011-10-25 23:17
Those Cheating Teachers! 00:04:43 2011-10-18 21:05
Where Have All the Hitchhikers Gone? 00:28:15 2011-10-10 06:05
The Decline and Fall of Violence 00:05:54 2011-10-05 02:39
The Folly of Prediction 00:56:37 2011-09-14 17:00
The Suicide Paradox 00:56:57 2011-08-31 17:00
The Economist’s Guide to Parenting 00:56:34 2011-08-16 18:00
The Church of "Scionology" 00:56:35 2011-08-03 18:00
Mouse in the Salad 00:27:08 2011-07-20 19:37
Hey Baby, Is That a Prius You're Driving? 00:26:30 2011-07-06 23:04
Live From St. Paul! 00:28:11 2011-06-22 11:00
Things Our Fathers Gave Us 00:14:01 2011-06-08 18:39
To Catch a Fugitive 00:18:46 2011-05-25 21:10
Growing Up Buffett 00:14:38 2011-05-11 23:41
Gambling With Your Life 00:18:44 2011-04-27 23:08
Does College Still Matter? And Other Freaky Questions Answered ... 00:16:29 2011-04-14 00:19
Smarter Kids at 10 Bucks a Pop 00:20:06 2011-04-07 00:38
Why Can’t We Predict Earthquakes? 00:21:02 2011-03-30 19:13
Death by Fire? Probably Not 00:19:45 2011-03-23 21:27
The Health of Nations 00:22:38 2011-03-16 23:30
Is Twitter a Two-Way Street? 00:26:06 2011-03-09 22:24
The Power of Poop 00:19:25 2011-03-02 18:51
Millionaires vs. Billionaires 00:28:16 2011-02-24 03:59
Why Cities Rock 00:16:42 2011-02-17 01:42
Bring on the Pain! 00:25:15 2011-02-09 22:55
Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup! (Part 2) 00:26:54 2011-02-02 15:09
Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup! (Part 1) 00:24:47 2011-01-26 16:52
Freakonomics FAQ, No. 1 00:16:19 2011-01-19 17:19
Trashed 00:21:27 2011-01-13 03:04
Exit Interview: Schools Chancellor, NYC 00:14:53 2011-01-05 20:58
You Say Repugnant, I Say … Let's Do It! 00:26:07 2010-12-29 17:29
Do More Expensive Wines Taste Better? 00:24:56 2010-12-16 00:09
The "No-Lose Lottery," Part 2 00:21:17 2010-12-01 23:14
Is America Ready for a "No-Lose Lottery"? 00:25:16 2010-11-17 23:57
The NFL's Best Real Estate Isn't For Sale. Yet. 00:21:38 2010-10-28 21:50
Reading, Rockets, and 'Rithmetic 00:19:45 2010-10-21 04:53
Who Stole All the Runs in Major League Baseball? 00:14:14 2010-10-07 14:57
Two Book Authors and a Microphone 00:11:31 2010-09-30 06:06
Why the World Cup Is an Economist's Dream 00:08:30 2010-06-10 08:25
How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System? 00:28:40 2010-05-13 02:53
Faking It 00:19:20 2010-04-13 02:52
What Would the World Look Like if Economists Were in Charge? 00:19:39 2010-03-24 01:52
Is America's Obesity Epidemic For Real? 00:21:04 2010-02-26 02:53
The Dangers of Safety 00:26:27 2010-02-06 04:15