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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 32,399 ratings
Great show!
This show is entertaining, informative and enlightening! I really enjoy it
P4 Gavin via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/08/20
For Anyone Who Wonders
Smart. Witty. At times hilarious, at times concerning. All the time interesting and sparking thoughtful conversation. The opening tune alerts my brain it is about to get KNOWLEDGE, something I’ve had a hard time finding since leaving the college academic bubble. This is your dose of motivation to...Read full review »
Die Femme via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/08/20
The real content
This show is amazing. Great content...researched, edited, and of true value. As good if not better than the books. Thank you for this show it enriches our entire culture. Well done!
Treynolds61 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/08/20
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