Freakonomics Radio

Stephen J. Dubner and WNYC Studios

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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.


Why America Doesn’t Love Soccer (Yet)

June 12th, 2014

Episode 183 of 307 episodes

Every four years, the U.S. takes a look at the World Cup and develops a slight crush. What would it take to really fall in love?

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