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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. The entire archive, going back to 2010, is available on the Stitcher podcast app and...
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4.6 stars from 31,265 ratings
I love Freakonomics and find many things of interest in every episode, and I particularly appreciate that the podcast is an example of “constructive journalism” as defined in he episode “Reasons to Be Cheerful.” I mainly want to respond to Dubner’s stated desire in that episode for the ability...Read full review »
ElBarbs via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/25/20
This is a refreshingly truthful, fact based presentation.
H4970 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/25/20
By far a favorite
Of all the podcasts I listen to, this is one I have to listen to weekly and hate to miss. I learn something new every time I listen to it and feel like I gain so much. Please continue to put out the excellent content you have been!
NoMeOnlyAweso via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/22/20
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