When Willpower Isn’t Enough Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “When Willpower Isn’t Enough”. [MUSIC: Seks Bomba, “It Takes Two to Tango” (from Somewhere In This Town )] Stephen J....

How to Think Like a Freak — and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions: Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast  “How to Think Like a Freak — and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions.” [MUSIC: Phil Symonds, “Gipsy Jacks”] Stephen J. DUBNER:...

Does Freakonomics Suck?

...[for a Freakonomics status report, click here] Our publisher has been busily promoting and selling Freakonomics, which of course is its job, and which we, not surprisingly, applaud. When...

Our 100th Episode! Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “ Our 100th Episode! ” Stephen J. DUBNER : Oh, hang on. Why don’t you say, why don’t you pretend...

How Prevalent Is Insider Trading? And What's to Be Done About It? A Freakonomics Quorum

...the rise.” So it seemed a good time to put together a Freakonomics Quorum and ask a couple of straightforward questions: Just how prevalent is insider trading? And what, if...

Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others?

...for those who don’t pass the test. (Photo Credit: AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others?” (You can...

How to Be More Productive

...When we asked Freakonomics Radio listeners what they would most like to improve about themselves,  productivity was the runaway winner. Why is everyone so obsessed with getting more done...

Paperback Freakonomics Released in U.S.; Here, for Free, Is the Only New Content

...The paperback edition of Freakonomics goes on sale today. As with the Revised and Expanded hardcover (which, we are told, will stay in print), it includes several of our...

Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2: Full Transcript

...I’m Jasmine, and I’m a freshman, and I’m at Harvard University. You guys are both Jasmine? Yeah! (laughs) FREAKONOMICS: Can I ask y’all some questions? This is for a show...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” Stephen J. DUBNER:Hey, podcast listeners. The new episode you’re about to hear is called “Tell...