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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. 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...
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4.6 stars from 26,702 ratings
Steep decline
I used to enjoy listening to this podcast, but the quality of this podcast has greatly gone downhill over the last two years and now most of the episodes are boring. Additionally, whenever this host interviews someone that's famous, he never asks any tough questions and he lets the other person...Read full review »
Chris-132 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/07/19
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Fantastic show, but I can now only access about 10 shows whereas before all episodes were available. Why has this happened and how can I get the rest again? Thanks!
Me tis via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/07/19
Really Interesting Stories
A combination of really unique and interesting stories. Admittedly though some are almost too “out there” for my liking but always well produced and tremendous thorough work and quality. Delivers a very unique perspective though which I like tremendously.
BMW2013 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/05/19
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