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:...

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 to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

...(photo: bark) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is a rebroadcast called “How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes   or elsewhere,...

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...

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)

...the money to grow? A) More than $102. B) Exactly $102. C) Less than $102. D) I don’t know. (Photo: frankieleon / Flickr) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “Everything...

The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage

...In 1960, 5% of kids were born to unmarried mothers. Today: 40%. (Photo: Raissa Viza / Flickr) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “The Fracking Boom, a Baby...

The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast)

...One of Harvard University’s famous gates. (Photo: Theresa Power / Flickr) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast).” (You can subscribe...

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.” Hey, podcast listeners. The new episode you’re about to hear is called “Tell Me Something...