Freakonomics Radio

In their books "Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," with stories about cheating schoolteachers, self-dealing real-estate agents, and crack-selling mama’s boys. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
  • What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol?
    Apr 17, '14
  • “If Mayors Ruled the World”
    Apr 10, '14
  • How to Make People Quit Smoking
    Apr 3, '14
  • Why Everybody Who Doesn’t Hate Bitcoin Loves It
    Mar 27, '14
  • Women Are Not Men (Rebroadcast)
    Mar 20, '14
  • “It’s Fun to Smoke Marijuana”
    Mar 13, '14
  • Is Learning a Foreign Language Really Worth It?
    Mar 6, '14
  • Why Are Japanese Homes Disposable?
    Feb 27, '14
  • Why Marry? (Part 2)
    Feb 20, '14
  • Why Marry? (Part 1)
    Feb 13, '14
  • What You Don’t Know About Online Dating
    Feb 6, '14
  • Reasons to Not Be Ugly
    Jan 30, '14
  • Everybody Gossips (and That’s a Good Thing)
    Jan 23, '14
  • Fear Thy Nature (Rebroadcast)
    Jan 16, '14
  • Are We Ready to Legalize Drugs? And Other FREAK-Quently Asked Questions
    Jan 9, '14