Best Freakonomics Radio podcasts we could find (Updated June 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 ...
 
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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.
 
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 ...
 
Just like the books Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, Freakonomics Radio will explore "the hidden side of everything." It will tell you things you always thought you knew but didn't, and things you never thought you wanted to know, but do.
 
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. Each episode details the journe ...
 
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/
 
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Footy for Two
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Seventeen-year-old soccer nut Solomon Dubner tries to educate his father Stephen (host of Freakonomics Radio) — and the rest of the world — about futbol.
 
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.
 
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StarTalk Radio
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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.
 
The Well Kept Wallet Podcast with Deacon Hayes is all about getting you from where you are to where you want to be when it comes to your career, money and lifestyle. In this podcast, Deacon interviews people who love what they do for a living, shares debt success stories, and he even gives personal finance advice. Guests include John Lee Dumas, Dane Maxwell, Amy Porterfield, Spencer Haws and more. Similar to shows like Planet Money, Listen Money Matters, Dave Ramsey, Tim Ferriss, Freakonomic ...
 
Listen to morning newsbreaks, commentary and other tidbits of news and media content, which is also featured at the header of our website. Includes archives from programs that aired on-air via heartlandnewsfeed.com
 
Sasquatch Syndicate is dedicated to promoting the research and discovery of Sasquatch. Expand, Explore, Engage the truth is out there. Visit our website www.sasquatchsyndicate.com for more details and please follow us on Social Media for the latest updates.
 
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The Adaptors
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A podcast about life on Earth during a weird time: now. We visit people who are thinking about the future and figuring out how we will adapt to a changing planet. Hosted by Science Friday alum Flora Lichtman, produced by Freakonomics Radio/The Atlantic alum Katherine Wells.
 
A show that samples WNYC’s best podcasts, curated to fit all your travel needs.
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Recorded live in San Francisco. Guests include the keeper of a 10,000-year clock, the co-founder of Lyft, a pioneer in male birth control, a specialist in water security, and a psychology professor who is also a puppy. With co-host Angela Duckworth, fact-checker Mike Maughan, and the Freakonomics Radio Orchestra.Commercial free broadcast from J ...…
 
Private vs public space exploration, asteroid mining, artificial intelligence, universal healthcare, and more – Neil Tyson explores the stochastic world of economics with Stephen J. Dubner, author of Freakonomics and host of Freakonomics Radio, and first-time comic co-host James Altucher. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or liste ...…
 
Recorded live in San Francisco. Guests include the keeper of a 10,000-year clock, the co-founder of Lyft, a pioneer in male birth control, a specialist in water security, and a psychology professor who is also a puppy. With co-host Angela Duckworth, fact-checker Mike Maughan, and the Freakonomics Radio Orchestra.…
 
HOUR 1: Suspense, originally broadcast June 15, 1944, 75 years ago, A Friend to Alexander. The story of a very personal reaction to the Hamilton-Burr duel. Geraldine Fitzgerald and Richard Whorf star. -- HOUR 2: Luke Slaughter of Tombstone starring Sam Buffington, originally broadcast June 15, 1958, June Bride. Also Lum n Abner, originally broa ...…
 
(Original recording: May 5, 2019) Fellow late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel feels sexually excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Jimmy joins Conan to talk about the competitive late-night landscape, Jimmy’s love of feeding people, Conan’s many hobbies, intermittent fasting, and the best ways to keep guests talking. Plus, Conan responds to a l ...…
 
Gov. J.B. Pritzker this week signed a bill to make what he and activists say is the most progressive abortion-rights law in the country . But could Democrats risk a backlash by going too far? And what are they targeting next?Commercial free edition of live broadcast from June 15, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartland ...…
 
Our education reporter Dusty Rhodes examines what's wrong with the teacher pension system in Illinois and why it needs to be fixed soon. Also, gambling addicts are warning the state's gambling expansion will result in more compulsive betters. And, the governor signs the most comprehensive abortion rights law in the country. That and more on thi ...…
 
The co-founder of Atlas Obscura, the online almanac of unusual places, recommends destinations sure to fascinate curious kids. Then a military historian from Normandy offers insights and advice for visiting the beaches where, 75 years ago this week, D-Day turned the tide of World War II. And tour guides from Lisbon share tips for enjoying Portu ...…
 
After a few days of technical difficulties, Bryan Alvarez is back with -- more technical difficulties. But you may never know listening. So enjoy a show talking about AEW selling out, WWE, rumors about Gedo, no calls (maybe thankfully), text messages and more. A fun show as always so check it out!Revised live broadcast from June 14, 2019 on the ...…
 
Private vs public space exploration, asteroid mining, artificial intelligence, universal healthcare, and more – Neil Tyson explores the stochastic world of economics with Stephen J. Dubner, author of Freakonomics and host of Freakonomics Radio, and first-time comic co-host James Altucher. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or liste ...…
 
On today's show Tieshae Huntsman and Francine Williams AKA “Teddy B” join John to share their journey from prison to purpose. They are both ex-felons who have unbelievable stories to share. Their stories are very different, but share a common thread of trauma and uncertainty in their early years. This environment played a role in creating situa ...…
 
The documentary “XY Chelsea” profiles Chelsea Manning, alternately seen as a whistleblower or traitor, who spent seven years in prison — the longest any American ever has for leaking government secrets. Filmmaker Tim Travers Hawkins follows the transgender activist, who went to prison as Bradley and emerged as Chelsea. — Raphaela Neihausen and ...…
 
Wrestling Observer Live with Mike Sempervive was back today. Sort of. Because, life (and technology) can be funny sometimes.It's a show talking about SmackDown’s ratings, AEW announcing Mox-Omega/Spears signing, Tyrus’ troubles at FNC, Raw’s LOL Emmy spiel and “Structured” competition, and much more. Such as, a great story on the mess that was ...…
 
Recorded live in San Francisco. Guests include the keeper of a 10,000-year clock, the co-founder of Lyft, a pioneer in male birth control, a specialist in water security, and a psychology professor who is also a puppy. With co-host Angela Duckworth, fact-checker Mike Maughan, and the Freakonomics Radio Orchestra.…
 
Recorded live in San Francisco. Guests include the keeper of a 10,000-year clock, the co-founder of Lyft, a pioneer in male birth control, a specialist in water security, and a psychology professor who is also a puppy. With co-host Angela Duckworth, fact-checker Mike Maughan, and the Freakonomics Radio Orchestra.…
 
Recorded live in San Francisco. Guests include the keeper of a 10,000-year clock, the co-founder of Lyft, a pioneer in male birth control, a specialist in water security, and a psychology professor who is also a puppy. With co-host Angela Duckworth, fact-checker Mike Maughan, and the Freakonomics Radio Orchestra.…
 
Wrestling Observer Live with Mike Sempervive is back with a solo mission for one day, as the big Bossman celebrates his 54th birthday. Cent’anni!We take a look at Raw’s rating woes against the NBA, AEW adds matches to Fyter Fest, 205 Live adds Gable, AXS changes, news on honoring Atsushi Aoki, AJPW’s Junior title plans, and more!Plus, a ridicul ...…
 
Who assassinated President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963? John Barbour, producer, director and narrator of the recent documentary, “The American Media And The Second Assassination Of President John F. Kennedy” swears it was NOT Lee Harvey Oswald, and offers evidence to support his claim! John has been slowly releasing many of the files t ...…
 
On-demand broadcast from June 11, 2019.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/heartlandnewsfeedMastadon: https://liberdon.com/@heartlandnewsfeedDiscord: https://discord. ...…
 
Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive is back with tons to talk about including RAW from Monday night, heels getting heat in wrestling and getting mad about it, AEW, WWE Stomping Grounds, social media and tons more. A fun show as always so check it out!Revised live broadcast from June 11, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed ...…
 
Revised live broadcast from June 11, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www ...…
 
Revised live broadcast from June 11, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www ...…
 
Rick Skidmore is the Founder and CEO at Timberlane, Inc. Having been born an entrepreneur, it should have been clear early on that despite considerable success in the insurance and investment industry, Rick's future was outside the traditional career path. Rick founded his current company, Timberlane Inc., in 1995, based on a passion and a gapi ...…
 
Rick Skidmore is the Founder and CEO at Timberlane, Inc. Having been born an entrepreneur, it should have been clear early on that despite considerable success in the insurance and investment industry, Rick's future was outside the traditional career path. Rick founded his current company, Timberlane Inc., in 1995, based on a passion and a gapi ...…
 
On-demand broadcast from June 10, 2019.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/heartlandnewsfeedMastadon: https://liberdon.com/@heartlandnewsfeedDiscord: https://discord. ...…
 
Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive is back with tons to talk about including poor ticket sales for WWE in Tacoma, RAW on Monday night, more on Dominion and the Ibushi vs. Naito match, Jericho vs. Okada, tons of calls and texts and more. A fun show as always so check it out!Revised live broadcast from June 10, 2019 on ...…
 
In today's flagship Lions of Liberty Podcast, Marc is welcomes an oft-requested guest, the President of Young Americans for Liberty, Cliff Maloney! Cliff details how he became a libertarian and how he found himself running the organization that he became politically active in as a young Ron Paul supporter. Marc and Cliff discussion the mission ...…
 
Revised live broadcast from June 10, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www ...…
 
Revised live broadcast from June 10, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www ...…
 
Are you planning to keep up your life insurance in retirement? One listener asks if I think it’s necessary. I also answer another question from a listener about diversification. As you approach retirement, you may want to rethink your risk tolerance. Do you feel secure in your asset allocation? Many people prefer to stay safe […] The post Will ...…
 
Revised live broadcast from June 9, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms. PANELISTS - Ellie K (Democrat), Dick Oliphant (Republican), Roberto Montano (Democrat) and Jeff Halm (Republican). Host Bruce DuMont, Ellie K and Oliphant were broadcasting via Skype from KKGX Real Tal ...…
 
Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive is back with tons to talk about including fallout from Super Showdown, fallout from Naito and Ibushi falling on their goddamn heads all night, feedback on all of this, news, questions and more. A fun show as always so check it out!Revised live broadcast from June 9, 2019 on the Hear ...…
 
Olivia Wilde, actor, joins us along with panelists Maz Jobrani, Aida Rodriguez, and Adam Burke.Revised live broadcast from June 9, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.fac ...…
 
President Trump visited France, the United Kingdom and Ireland, and on this trip to commemorate the invasion of Normandy, there was less tension between him and European leaders than on previous trips. As Britain approaches Brexit, what is the role for the United States in Europe? Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution gives her take on the ...…
 
Musician credibility vs. actor credibility, rock & roll vs. country, & farmer's markets. (Show recorded April 29, 2019 - title: Kris Kristofferson kind of crazy)Commercial free edition of a live broadcast from June 9, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms. HOSTS - Penn Jillet ...…
 
HOUR 1: The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast June 9, 1946, 73 years ago, The 4th of July Picnic. Gildersleeve recalls a Fourth of July picnic held by The Jolly Boys, at which they sang, "In The Good Old Summertime." -- HOUR 2: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons, starring originally broadcast June 9, 1949, The Case of Murder and the Star o ...…
 
Rex Chapman joins the podcast to talk about playing in the era of Michael Jordan, his recovery from addiction, and babysitting Steph Curry. Plus your voicemails.Revised live broadcast from June 8, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfee ...…
 
Leah Bonnema and Ted Alexandro join Negin to talk about Trump’s recent trip to London, the national desensitization to mass shootings, and ask: what is our responsibility when it comes to travel?Commercial-free live broadcast from June 8, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms ...…
 
Saturday's E3 session from Electronic Arts/EA Play featuring six game franchises. Hosted by Kinda Funny Games' Greg Miller and Andrea Rene, Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez, Julia Hardy, Electronic Arts' Adam Freeman and NFL Network's Adam Rank.Edited audio version of live press conference, courtesy of Electronic Arts.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandn ...…
 
By popular demand, legendary television writer Ron Friedman ("The Odd Couple," "The Andy Griffith Show," "All in the Family," "Barney Miller") returns to discuss the structure of storytelling, the importance of escapism and the inspirations for Captain Marvel and the Sub-Mariner and to regale Gilbert and Frank with all-new stories about Lucille ...…
 
HOUR 1: The Story of Dr. Kildare, originally broadcast June 8, 1950, 69 years ago. A young boy named Dick Brennan admits to Kildare that he's stolen $5,000. However, the owners of the money claim it was $50,000! -- HOUR 2: Suspense originally broadcast June 8, 1944, Case History Of Edgar Lowndes starring Donald Crisp and Thomas Mitchell. Also L ...…
 
There's no greater threat to humanity than climate change. What can we do to stop the worst consequences? This hour, TED speakers explore how we can save our planet and whether we can do it in time. Guests include climate activist Greta Thunberg, chemical engineer Jennifer Wilcox, research scientist Sean Davis, food innovator Bruce Friedrich, a ...…
 
(Original recording: April 28, 2019) Author Robert Caro is cautiously optimistic about being Conan O'Brien’s friend.Robert and Conan discuss his biographical works on Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, getting into the shoes of his subjects, his new book “Working,” searching for the man who helped steal a Senate election, and the parallels we can ...…
 
Dave Smith and Robbie "The Fire" Bernstein bring you the latest in politics! On this episode of Part Of The Problem, Dave talks about the Legion of Skanks leaving The Creek And The Cave and then Dave and Robbie talk about The Daily Beast doxxing the man who put out that Nancy Pelosi video making the rounds.Revised live broadcast from June 8, 20 ...…
 
Tape delay broadcast (recorded June 1, 2019) from June 8, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinI ...…
 
Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back with tons to talk about including a full review of the WWE Super Showdown disaster, a terrible show on many levels, with updates on Goldberg and Undertaker and more. Plus, UFC and New Japan previews for the weekend. A fun show as always so check it out!(PROGRAM NOTE: We are in ...…
 
The Illinois General Assembly ended its spring legislative session last weekend, passing what some are calling the most productive session in a generation.Commercial free edition of live broadcast from June 8, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.hea ...…
 
Revised live broadcast from June 8, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInstagram: https://www. ...…
 
Commercial free edition of live broadcast from June 8, 2019 on the Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, online at heartlandnewsfeed.com, Spreaker and other platforms.Listen Live: https://www.heartlandnewsfeed.com/listenliveFollow us on social mediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/hlnfradionetworkTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/HLNF_BulletinInst ...…
 
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