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Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Rebroadcast 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 episode you’re about to hear is called “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know.” It’s a rebroadcast of a live game show we put on last fall. As you’ll hear, it was a lot […] Read More »



Tell Me Something I Don’t Know: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

This week’s Freakonomics Radio episode is a rebroadcast of the episode “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) Read More »



Failure Is Your Friend: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast


This week’s Freakonomics Radio episode is a rebroadcast of the episode “Failure Is Your Friend” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) Read More »



Failure Is Your Friend Rebroadcast Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Failure Is Your Friend.” [MUSIC: Ken Morrison, “Hummingbird Highway”] SJD NARR: Hey podcast listeners. This is Stephen Dubner, your host. This episode is about  failure. We originally put it out last year but in case you failed to listen then — see what I did there? […] Read More »



Ten Years of Freakonomics Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Ten Years of Freakonomics.” [MUSIC: Matthew Tishler, “Two of a Kind” (from Radio Hits)] Stephen J. DUBNER: You rolling? Suzie Lechtenberg: Yeah. DUBNER: Hey, Levitt. Steven LEVITT: Dubner. DUBNER: You nervous? LEVITT: No, I’m not nervous. We’ve done this before. DUBNER: What have we – what […] Read More »



Think Like a Child Rebroadcast Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast rebroadcast “Think Like a Child.” [MUSIC: Kero One, “I Never Thought That We” (from Early Believers)] Hello podcast listeners … this is Stephen Dubner … on May 5, Steve Levitt and I are publishing a new book, called When to Rob a Bank … and 131 […] Read More »



Could the Next Brooklyn Be … Las Vegas?! Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Could the Next Brooklyn Be … Las Vegas?!” [MUSIC: The Civil Tones, “One Day, Again and Again” (from City Stoopin’)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey, podcast listeners. You are about to hear a brand-new podcast, a tale of a great American city – at least some people think […] Read More »



Think Like a Child: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast


This week’s Freakonomics Radio episode is a rebroadcast of the episode “Think Like a Child” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.)

Our latest podcast is called “Think Like a Child.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) Why would anyone want to think like a child? Aren’t kids just sloppy, inchoate versions of us, who can’t even say “I Don’t Know”?

Hardly. As Stephen Dubner and Steve Levitt describe in their new book, Think Like a Freak, thinking like a child can be very fruitful.

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