Running to Do Evil: Full Transcript

...get caught? His younger brother, David, turned him in.   DUBNER: Were you surprised when you learned that it was David who had turned you in?  Were you surprised?  ...

What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “ What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common?.“ [MUSIC: Margie Butler, “Morag’s Cradle Song/Walter Kilpie” (from...

Reasons to Not Be Ugly: Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Reasons to Not Be Ugly.“ [MUSIC: Abbas Premjee, “Hippie Surf”]   Stephen J. DUBNER: Dave Berri is a sports economist....

The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast)

...David Lester is a professor of psychology at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, about 20 minutes from Atlantic City. LESTER:  The classic bomb that came over was called a...

Running to Do Evil: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

...brother, David, turned him in. When we all learned last week that the alleged Boston Marathon bombers are brothers, it made me think of the massive leverage that an older...

The Suicide Paradox: Full Transcript

...death, for a long, long time… David LESTER: I was born in 1942. I lived in London for twenty-two years of my life. And for the first three years of...

A Look Back at the Subprime Mess (or: Itzhak Ben-David Is a Prophet)

...Back in June, 2007, we wrote a column about the research of Itzhak Ben-David, a Ph.D. candidate in finance at the University of Chicago (who has since accepted an...

100 Ways to Fight Obesity: Full Transcript

...of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity at the Centers for Disease Control. Now I’m an active citizen.   David LAIBSON: I’m David Laibson from Harvard. I’m a behavioral economist. My...

Trust Me

...during this election? Sorry, my mistake. I guess I was thinking of Australia? David HALPERN: Australia is the one which looks like it’s bucking the trend and moving towards higher...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Rebroadcast Full Transcript

...Malcolm Gladwell, Ana Gasteyer, and David Paterson. [APPLAUSE] [MUSIC] DUBNER: Judges, welcome. Here are a few things that we know so far about you. Malcolm Gladwell, we know that you...