Best Freakonomics podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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Freakonomics
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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
Every week, WNYC tells you about the best documentaries as they become available on screens of any size. Our hosts are Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen, co-founders of the Pure Nonfiction podcast and the DOC NYC festival, the largest non-fiction film festival in the U.S. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio, 2 Dope Queens, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media and many more.
 
Entrepreneur Inspiring Stories to Help Motivate, Build, & Grow Your Successful Business with a Master Class from Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders that tell it How It Is... Millionaire Interviews is actionable advice for the (future & present) Entrepreneur, Thought Leaders, Solopreneur, Youpreneur, and Small Business Owner. The host interviews Business Founders in the Product, Service, Real Estate, and Tech industries so they can teach you from their experience. Guests have been featured on Fo ...
 
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Economic Rockstar
Weekly
 
Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge in economics and finance, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral ...
 
Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire! Listen in as Benjamin Brandt CFP©, RICP© answers the questions on the minds of the modern retiree, often joined by the top experts in the retirement planning industry. Do you enjoy Dave Ramsey and Freakonomics? Check out Retirement Starts Today Podcast. Ask Benjamin a question here: http://retirementstartstodayradio.com/ask-a-question/
 
The Best Stocks To Buy is a brand of Conner Management Group, LLC, an SEC registered managed account money manager. We use our own proprietary algorithms, not available anywhere else, to review, analyze and rank over 6,000 stocks every week for the benefit of our clients and online subscribers. We use the principles of value investing. Our goal is to help our clients grow their IRA and retirement assets faster using a concentrated portfolio of stocks. Our Youtube channel and podcast is a com ...
 
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American Fiasco
Daily
 
Join host Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers for this story of the U.S. men’s soccer team that swaggered onto the international stage and set out to win the 1998 World Cup in France. When they arrived, they faced only one serious opponent: themselves. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including On the Media, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
Curating & reposting the ~2 best podcasts per week from the likes of a16z, recode, Tim Ferriss, TED, etc. There are simply too many good podcasts out there, let us pick the best two each week for you. Copyright is owned by the publisher, not this podcast, audio is streamed directly from publisher's servers.
 
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American Fiasco
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Join host Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers for this story of the U.S. men’s soccer team that swaggered onto the international stage and set out to win the 1998 World Cup in France. When they arrived, they faced only one serious opponent: themselves. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including On the Media, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Prologue Profiles
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Inspiring interviews with passionate people pursuing their career dreams. http://prologueprofiles.com
 
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The documentary “Roll Red Roll” investigates a rape case in Steubenville, Ohio, where high-school football players documented their crime on social media. Filmmaker Nancy Schwartzman chronicles how the case changed public opinion after many local football supporters initially cast doubt on the victim. — Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers For mo ...…
 
Kenji Lopez-Alt became a rock star of the food world by bringing science into the kitchen in a way that everyday cooks can appreciate. Then he dared to start his own restaurant — and discovered problems that even science can’t solve.
 
Kenji Lopez-Alt became a rock star of the food world by bringing science into the kitchen in a way that everyday cooks can appreciate. Then he dared to start his own restaurant — and discovered problems that even science can’t solve.
 
Billy Thompson is the President of Thompson Tee. He is the inventor of the Thompson Tee with Hydro-Shield Sweatproof Technology, a patented undershirt guaranteed to block underarm sweat, preventing embarrassing wet marks and yellow stains. As seen on Shark Tank, "The Doctors" TV and Editor's Pick in SHAPE magazine. They are proudly serving cust ...…
 
Have you ever considered buying fraud insurance for your portfolio? How about moving abroad to save on health care costs? On this episode of Retirement Starts Today we go over articles that tackle these questions as well as why many financial firms are giving back money to their clients. Listen to this episode of Retirement […] The post Do You ...…
 
In “The Eyes of Orson Welles,” filmmaker Mark Cousins looks into the sketchbooks of the fecund creator who revolutionized radio, theater and film. Cousins, known for his monumental history “The Story of Film,” succeeds at giving us a fresh perspective on how Welles saw the world. — Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers For more information, click ...…
 
For years, Gary Cohn thought he’d be the next C.E.O. of Goldman Sachs. Instead, he became the “adult in the room” in a chaotic administration. Cohn talks about the fights he won, the fights he lost, and the fights he was no longer willing to have. Also: why he and Trump are still on speaking terms even after he reportedly called the president “ ...…
 
For years, Gary Cohn thought he’d be the next C.E.O. of Goldman Sachs. Instead, he became the “adult in the room” in a chaotic administration. Cohn talks about the fights he won, the fights he lost, and the fights he was no longer willing to have. Also: why he and Trump are still on speaking terms even after he reportedly called the president “ ...…
 
Peter Kraft is the Founder and President of Evolution Labs. Prior to founding Evolution Labs, Kraft was instrumental in forming and re-envisioning two educational software companies that led the industry in recruitment, enrollment and retention of college students. He co-founded GoalQuest in 2000 and served as its CEO until 2007 when he spearhe ...…
 
Have you ever heard of the term forcing mechanism? You may not have since it is a scientific term. But today you will learn how a forcing mechanism can improve your retirement. But first, we will discuss 2 headlines for you to think about. The first one will make you wonder what you should be […] The post How Can a Forcing Mechanism Improve You ...…
 
HBO’s four-part series “The Case Against Adnan Syed” follows investigators as they re-open the Baltimore murder case made famous by the Serial podcast. Filmmaker Amy Berg uncovers new details and testimonies that stir fresh questions over whether justice was served. — Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers For more information, click here to visit ...…
 
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.)
 
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.)
 
Michael Koh is the Founder and CEO of Koh Inversiones (Koh Investments). Michael has often been called a visionary by locals and foreigners alike for his foresight on the real estate market and his investment activities within Argentina. He was the largest buyer of residential real estate in Buenos Aires from 2003 to 2010. Under his leadership, ...…
 
In this episode of Retirement Starts Today, you will learn about scams targeting seniors, what not to do to replace long-term care, and how the sharing economy may help you stay independent longer. You will also learn whether you should invest in the latest marijuana investment craze. Listen to this episode of Retirement Starts Today […] The po ...…
 
The documentary “Apollo 11” brings a fresh perspective to the first voyage to the moon, with rare 70 mm archival footage and audio recordings from inside mission control. For the 50th year anniversary of the journey, filmmaker Todd Douglas Miller has created a suspenseful epic fit for the IMAX screen. — Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers For mo ...…
 
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 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.)
 
Mark Lazarchic is the CEO of Serenity Venture Group. He describes himself as a serial entrepreneur with eyes always open. Mark is the owner of multiple successful startup businesses in very competitive markets. Mark has spent the last 10 years being amazed at the level of mediocrity accepted by the public in business. At all levels... This Epis ...…
 
Have you heard of the grey divorce phenomenon? Many of us have the vision of walking into retirement hand in hand with our spouse. You know that vision, where you walk off into the sunset and live happily ever after. What happens instead if you face a divorce in retirement, can there be a happily […] The post How to Survive Grey Divorce and Bei ...…
 
The documentary "Wrestle" is set at a failing high school in Huntsville, Alabama, where Coach Chris Scribner mentors students to get scholarships for wrestling. Filmmakers Suzannah Herbert and Lauren Belfer follow four students who variously cope with absent parents, teenage pregnancy and run-ins with the law while trying to compete for the sta ...…
 
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.)
 
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.)
 
Michael Leon is Founder and President of BikeTowLeash & LEON Engineering, Inc. where he oversees all aspects including engineering, marketing, and mechanical. Being a service dog raiser and trainer of 10 service dogs that work for the disabled, Mike invented the 1-Running-Dog Bike Tow Leash—the only approved safe way to ride a bike, trike, mobi ...…
 
When is the last time you checked up on your employer-sponsored retirement plan? Dealing with 401K’s is a daunting task, people have so much on their plates already. Learning about all the fees and costs can be a bother. But it is important to know whether your employer-sponsored retirement plan is up to snuff. On […] The post How to Get the Mo ...…
 
Professor Glenn Hubbard is an American economist and academic. He is currently the Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he is also Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. On September 13, 2018 he announced that he would not seek another term in his position as Dean after having served out his current ...…
 
The documentary “United Skates” looks at black communities formed around roller skating across America and the struggle to keep rinks open against a wave of closures. Filmmakers Dyana Winkler & Tina Brown capture a dazzling display of regional skating styles. The film won the Tribeca Audience Award and comes to HBO on February 18. — Raphaela Ne ...…
 
Global demand for beef, chicken, and pork continues to rise. So do concerns about environmental and other costs. Will reconciling these two forces be possible — or, even better, Impossible™?
 
Global demand for beef, chicken, and pork continues to rise. So do concerns about environmental and other costs. Will reconciling these two forces be possible — or, even better, Impossible™?
 
John Oechsle is the President and CEO of Swiftpage. He is a recognized international business leader with a 25 year track record of building highly profitable and sustainable revenue growth for emerging companies and established global leaders. Most recently he was the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Product for DigitalGlobe. During hi ...…
 
Are you familiar with the term “State of domicile?” You’ll be hearing it more and more as our world becomes more and more digitally connected and people become more mobile. Retirees should especially pay attention to the issue because it could save them thousands of dollars. If you’re interested in possibly changing your state of […] The post C ...…
 
"Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me" looks back at the life of the iconic singer who's rise was cut short by a tragic car accident. Director Olivia Lichtenstein delivers a definitive biography set to a soulful soundtrack. — Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers For more information, click here to visit the film web site.…
 
In 2005, Raghuram Rajan said the financial system was at risk “of a catastrophic meltdown.” After stints at the I.M.F. and India’s central bank, he sees another potential crisis — and he offers a solution. Is it stronger governments? Freer markets? Rajan’s answer: neither.
 
In 2005, Raghuram Rajan said the financial system was at risk “of a catastrophic meltdown.” After stints at the I.M.F. and India’s central bank, he sees another potential crisis — and he offers a solution. Is it stronger governments? Freer markets? Rajan’s answer: neither.
 
We review a stock in the Tobacco Industry named Altria Group (Ticker: MO).
 
Steve Brenneman is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Aluminum Trailer Company. At ATC, they pride themselves on manufacturing World Class, Precision-Built trailers. Each and every trailer they manufacture is hand-crafted to the exact specifications of their customers. Regardless of whether their customers are looking for a standard ...…
 
There are many things we can learn from the time usage and happiness of Millionaires – not just how to make money and enjoy a better lifestyle. This episode brings you a handful of insights from a Harvard Business School study that looked into how millionaires use time, particularly when it comes to the level […] The post What We Can Learn From ...…
 
Stephen Dubner’s conversation with the former N.F.L. player, union official, and all-around sports thinker, recorded for our “Hidden Side of Sports” series.
 
Stephen Dubner’s conversation with the former N.F.L. player, union official, and all-around sports thinker, recorded for our “Hidden Side of Sports” series.
 
For the film “Of Fathers and Sons,” Syrian filmmaker Talal Derki returned from exile to embed with Islamic militants in his homeland for over two years. He captures the life of a member of Syria’s Al-Qaeda and how his philosophy of jihad is passed down to his sons. The film is one of five Oscar nominees for Documentary Feature this year. — Raph ...…
 
Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL), Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, and Fellow of the European Economic Association. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, and the economics of transition. She is a member of the Expert Advis ...…
 
If you think talent and hard work give top athletes all the leverage to succeed, think again. As employees in the Sports-Industrial Complex, they’ve got a tight earnings window, a high injury rate, little choice in where they work — and a very early forced retirement. (Ep. 6 of “The Hidden Side of Sports” series.)…
 
If you think talent and hard work give top athletes all the leverage to succeed, think again. As employees in the Sports-Industrial Complex, they’ve got a tight earnings window, a high injury rate, little choice in where they work — and a very early forced retirement. (Ep. 6 of “The Hidden Side of Sports” series.)…
 
Freddy Vega is the Cofounder and CEO of Platzi. With over 700,000 students around the world, Platzi is the biggest tech school in Latin America. Platzi is helping transform developing countries into digital economies, training the next generation of professionals in programming, marketing, design and everything related to tech. Graduates of thi ...…
 
This is an excerpt from a previous conversation that I had with Professor Stephen Wright but was unreleased at the time. We felt it appropriate that it should be released at a time if I ever spoke to Professor Wendy Carlin. This day is coming and now this part of my conversation with Stephen can be released. Check out the links over at www.econ ...…
 
There are many people who have impacted the way the world of investing works – but none in such a game-changing way as John Bogle. John founded Vanguard, a discount investment company specializing in index funds, in 1976 and was harshly criticized for it. But his approach has truly changed the way investments happen today. […] The post How John ...…
 
A conversation with the Shark Tank star, entrepreneur, and Dallas Mavericks owner recorded for the Freakonomics Radio series “The Hidden Side of Sports.”
 
A conversation with the Shark Tank star, entrepreneur, and Dallas Mavericks owner recorded for the Freakonomics Radio series “The Hidden Side of Sports.”
 
A conversation with the Shark Tank star, entrepreneur, and Dallas Mavericks owner recorded for the Freakonomics Radio series “The Hidden Side of Sports.”
 
The documentary “Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists” profiles the legendary newspaper columnists Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill. Directed by the trio of Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy, the film traces the last five decades of New York history through the prism of these two vibrant voices. — Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers For ...…
 
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