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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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Boo…Who? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Society & Culture : Freakonomics (3 years ago)

In our latest podcast, “Boo…Who?”, we deconstruct the age-old act of booing. (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, listen live via the media player above, or read the transcript below.) The first thing we wanted t... Read Post

How Does It Feel to Get Booed?

Society & Culture : Freakonomics (2 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

‘Bachelor' Sean Lowe Slams Honey Boo Boo and Kim Kardashian in Dumbest Move of All Time

Entertainment : The Stir By CafeMom: Entertainment (last year)

Post by Ericka SóuterReady for a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black? By now we are used to other stars picking on Honey Boo Boo and Kim Kardashian. But usually the critics are much bigger, legitimate celebs. This time,... Read Post


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