Cautionary Tales with Tim Harfordactive
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audio
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History
Society & Culture
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Society & Culture

We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 

We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday.
iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 
Premiere Date |
2019-10-22
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Weekly
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68 Available Episodes (70 Total)Average duration: 00:32:50
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Jul 15 | 00:33:20
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Jul 08 | 00:48:08
Gladwell on Doctors' Prescriptions, Carbon Copies and the Opioid Crisis.
Jul 01 | 00:38:22
Chicago When It Sizzles
Jun 24 | 00:55:00
Cautionary Tales Presents: Hot Money
Jun 17 | 00:36:16
The French Knight’s Guide to Corporate Culture
Jun 10 | 00:38:25
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Jun 03 | 00:34:59
Frankenstein Versus the Volcano
May 20 | 00:33:57
Bless the Coal-black Hearts of the Broadway Critics
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