Freakonomics Radio

A Society and Culture podcast featuring Stephen Dubner and Steven Dubner
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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 Know.”

Recent Episodes

The road to success is paved with failure, so you might as well learn to do it right. (Ep. 5 of the “How to Be Creative” series.)
Whether you’re building a business or a cathedral, execution is everything. We ask artists, scientists, and inventors how they turned ideas into reality. And we find out why it’s so hard for a group to get things done — and what you can do about it. (Ep. 4 of the “How to Be Creative” series.)
Whether you’re mapping the universe, hosting a late-night talk show, or running a meeting, there are a lot of ways to up your idea game. Plus: the truth about brainstorming. (Ep. 3 of the “How to Be Creative” series.)

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iloureiro reviewed this podcast on Apr 22nd, 2018
"A very good way to learn about a enormous variety of subjects, with humour. "
 
Rafael reviewed this podcast on Sep 8th, 2018
"Absolutely great!"
 
e.k.s reviewed this podcast on Aug 11th, 2018
"This podcast will change the way you think about everything in life."
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 1st, 1980
Latest Episode
Feb 28th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
647
Avg. Episode Length
39 minutes
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