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The Price of Booing

A radio listener named Eugene Kim, a psychiatrist, writes with some good feedback about our "Boo... Who?" podcast (which we recently updated in an hour-long podcast called "Show and Yell"): Loved the "Show & Yell" episode, and had a few laugh out loud moments in the car as I was driving (i.e. the "boo" Giants baseball piece).  However, as a fellow explorer of the unseen, the unconscious, and seemingly irrational decisions of fellow human beings, I was disappointed at the cursory attempt to explain why we do and don't boo.
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Honey Boo Boo Make Dangerously Sweet Lemonade

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton (2 years ago)

We all know Honey Boo Boo loves things that are sweet - half of her name is Honey for crying out loud! But her and her family may have gone too far in this clip of a new episode of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. The rising star's mom pla... Read Post

ABC’s Matthew Dowd: Ronald Reagan ‘Would Have Been Booed’ at CPAC

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (17 hours ago)

On Sunday, ABC’s This Week discussed the political fallout from the annual CPAC conference and the entire panel, excluding conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham, deemed the conservative gathering politically dangerous for... Read Post

How Does It Feel to Get Booed?

Society & Culture : Freakonomics (3 years ago)

If you remember our podcast "Boo...Who?" (which was included in the hour-long special "Show and Yell"), you'll know we love the topic of booing. David Herman, our sound engineer at Freakonomics Radio, experienced some first-hand boo... Read Post


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