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.
  • How to Screen Job Applicants, Act Your Age, and Get Your Brain Off Autopilot
    Jun 26, '14
  • There’s No Such Thing as a Free Appetizer
    Jun 19, '14
  • Why America Doesn’t Love Soccer (Yet)
    Jun 12, '14
  • Failure Is Your Friend
    Jun 5, '14
  • The Upside of Quitting (Rebroadcast)
    May 29, '14
  • Think Like a Child
    May 22, '14
  • The Three Hardest Words in the English Language
    May 15, '14
  • How to Think Like a Freak -- and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions
    May 8, '14
  • The Perfect Crime
    May 1, '14
  • Which Came First, the Chicken or the Avocado?
    Apr 24, '14
  • 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