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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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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

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Entertainment : The Stir By CafeMom: Entertainment (2 years ago)

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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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