Cautionary Tales with Tim Harfordactive
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audio
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History
Society & Culture
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History
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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#CautionaryTalesPod
Frequency |
Weekly
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63 Available Episodes (65 Total)Average duration: 00:32:16
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
A Corvair Cautionary Tale from Car Show
Jun 03 | 00:34:59
Frankenstein Versus the Volcano
May 20 | 00:33:57
Bless the Coal-black Hearts of the Broadway Critics
May 17 | 00:34:59
Respect the Polygon from Against the Rules
May 13 | 00:28:46
Monkey for Mayor from This Day in Esoteric Political History
May 06 | 00:33:06
When the Autopilot Switched Off
Apr 29 | 01:12:30
Cautionary Tales Presents: World's Greatest Con
Apr 22 | 00:37:07
Photographing Fairies
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