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Best Freakonomics Radio Podcasts

25 best podcasts from Freakonomics Radio picked by Podyssey's community of podcast lovers.

Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio

+1122 FANS

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) — fro...Show More

+173 FANS

You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly),...Show More

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LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton and Stitcher

+168 FANS

The best short fiction, handpicked by the world’s greatest storyteller. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends wi...Show More

Heaven's Gate

Stitcher / Pineapple Street Media / Glynn Washington

+88 FANS

In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. The events captivated the media and had people across the planet asking the same question...‘Why?’ 20 years later, those who lost loved ones and those who still believe - t...Show More

By The Book

Stitcher & Jolenta Greenberg, Kristen Meinzer

+86 FANS

Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might ac...Show More

The Dream

Little Everywhere & Stitcher, Jane Marie

+86 FANS

What if we told you that with zero experience and only a few hundred dollars down, this podcast could change your life? Well, we’d be lying. This season on The Dream, Jane Marie dives into the world of pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, and all ...Show More

Tell Me Something I Don't Know

Stephen J. Dubner and Stitcher

+78 FANS

Journalism wrapped in a game-show package. Host Stephen J. Dubner (of “Freakonomics Radio”) and a celebrity co-host invite guests on stage in front of a live audience to tell us something we don’t know. The co-hosts — a mix of leaders in science, aca...Show More

The Sporkful

Dan Pashman and Stitcher

+65 FANS

We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman of Cooking Channel's You're Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. A Stitcher Production.

Stranglers

Stitcher

+61 FANS

From June, 1962 through January, 1964, women in the city of Boston lived in fear of the infamous Strangler. Over those 19 months, he committed 13 known murders-crimes that included vicious sexual assaults and bizarre stagings of the victims' bodies. ...Show More

The Longest Shortest Time

Hillary Frank and Stitcher

+50 FANS

The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.

Unladylike

Unladylike and Stitcher

+41 FANS

Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark ...Show More

+36 FANS

Producer Jonathan Hirsch had a childhood much like yours -- except his family had a secret. They were followers of a controversial spiritual leader named Franklin Jones. To Jonathan’s parents, Franklin Jones was a god, but to people outside the group...Show More

Wolverine: The Long Night

Marvel and Stitcher

+34 FANS

Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye. The first scripted podcast from Marvel, starring Celia Keenan-Bolge...Show More

+33 FANS

Feelings, finance, and the f*cking system. Comedian and New York Times best-selling author Gaby Dunn (aka America’s Deadbeat Sweetheart) unapologetically examines the intersection of finances and social justice. Every week, Gaby brings a queer, femin...Show More

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Business Insider

+32 FANS

Surprising stories about how the biggest, household name brands affect our lives and culture — for better or worse. Host Charlie Herman finds tales of tragedy, love, strange histories, unintended consequences, and accidental success.More information ...Show More

Science Rules! with Bill Nye

Stitcher & Bill Nye

+23 FANS

Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world— one phone call at a time. He’ll tackle your curliest questions on just about anything in the universe. Give him a call! Perhaps you’ve wondered: Should I stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change...Show More

The Mysterious Secrets Of Uncle Bertie's Botanarium

South Coast Shenanigans and Stitcher with Jemaine Clement

+22 FANS

A new scripted and lavishly sound-designed fantasy adventure from Stitcher, starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). In 1768, the Fortitude, helmed by Lord Joseph Banks (Clement) sets sail to find a plant known to be the very source of ple...Show More

Sold In America

Stitcher and E.W. Scripps Company, with Noor Tagouri

+22 FANS

Sold in America is an eight-episode journey into the world of selling sex in the United States. Hosted by journalist and activist Noor Tagouri, this deeply personal, deeply reported series takes listeners across the country to meet the human faces of...Show More

First Day Back

Stitcher and Tally Abecassis

+18 FANS

How do you come back from the worst thing you’ve ever done, when you don’t even remember doing it? First Day Back, the podcast about coming back from something that changes you, returns this season with the story of Lucie and Gerry — lovebirds who we...Show More

Katie Couric

Stitcher and Katie Couric

+17 FANS

Journalism's most insightful interviewer. The biggest names in news, politics, and popular culture. Candid, unscripted conversations that go beyond the soundbites to reveal how we got here and what's really going on. Unexpected. Unconventional. Un-bu...Show More

The Paris Review

The Paris Review and Stitcher

+14 FANS

An audio odyssey behind the scenes at the world's most legendary literary magazine. A phantasmagoric blend of stories, archival tape, and interviews with the likes of James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, and Dorothy Parker. Plus, the cutting-edge writers...Show More

Mob Queens

Stitcher & Jessica Bendinger, Michael Seligman

+13 FANS

Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael Seligman (writer, RuPaul’s Drag Race) are obsessed. T...Show More

Verified

Witness Docs

+8 FANS

A policeman turns sexual predator, and a group of fearless women from around the world band together to bring him to justice. Across continents and years, they launch their own investigation with a team of Italian journalists and trigger a trial unli...Show More

No Stupid Questions

Stitcher & Stephen Dubner, Angela Duckworth

+8 FANS

Stephen Dubner and Angela Duckworth have spent years exploring the weird and wonderful ways in which humans behave — Dubner as the host of Freakonomics Radio, Duckworth as a research psychologist and author of Grit. They both like to ask a lot of que...Show More

Just Between Us

Stitcher, Allison Raskin & Gaby Dunn

+6 FANS

Full of practical advice and completely necessary tangents, co-dependent besties Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn host this brutally honest comedic variety show. These New York Times best-selling authors and YouTube series hosts are bringing laughter to ...Show More