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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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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 22,516 ratings
Love it!
Love this podcast. Information and challenging concepts are presented in such an entertaining fashion.
hamsa381745 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/17/19
Can’t get anywhere
2 minutes into a podcast, plays the first commercials and starts at the beginning. After doing this several times, I gave up. The podcast shows that it is 15 minutes in, but it’s still at the beginning
N-duo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/17/19
Gary Cohn interview!
One of the best Freakonomics episodes EVER! I wish he was our President!
TokyoBoilermaker via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/16/19
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