Join our dysfunctional family for this show on parenting, cousins, genealogy and medical divorce. Our panelists are:
Liza Donnelly, New Yorker cartoonist, whose ancestor coined the phrase, “Trenton makes, the world takes.”
Gary Gulman, comedian, who never had a home-game Thanksgiving growing up.
Join us in one of America’s oldest urban centers for a show about cities, including ruins, sewage and ghost towns. Our panelists are:
This week, we head down to D.C. to drain the swamp for some light-hearted politics: from foreign cars to the last state in the union. Our panelists are:
Alexandra Petri, Washington Post humor columnist, who ran for office on a Hapsburg prince-based platform.
Robby Mook, former Hillary Clinton campaign manager, who got his start as a garbage dump politician.
Femi Oke is fact-checker.
We kick-off the third season of Tell Me Something I Don’t Know with a show on competition of all kinds: athletic, sexual, geopolitical, and the little-known battle between butter and margarine that landed in the Supreme Court. Our panelists are:
Steve Levitt, my Freakonomics friend and co-author, who didn’t quite fit-in with sports teams.
Bridget Gainer, Cook County commissioner, who took a sibling rivalry well into college.
Season 3 of Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is coming to your ears! Prepare yourself for 10 shiny new episodes — full of fresh knowledge — starting June 4. We promise to keep you entertained with fascinating facts and brilliant panelists, and we’ll even play with the show’s format! But, for now, here’s 3+ minutes to whet your appetite.
Some of this season’s panelists: CBS Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett, On Being host Krista Tippett, rapper Che “Rhymefest” Smith, writer and podcaster James Altucher, “gritty” psychologist Angela Duckworth, comedian Eugene Mirman …and my Freakonomics friend and co-author Steven D. Levitt.
Host Stephen J. Dubner (of Freakonomics Radio) is at his best, and accompanied each night by a real-time fact-checker to sort out the baloney and pepper the night with more fun facts.
So subscribe today, or you might miss something that will change your world. Again, our first full episode of Season 3 will be out on June 4, with a new episode each week for 10 weeks. And we’re already taping Season 4 in June and October in New York City, so come be a contestant or get tickets to see the show. Also, follow TMSIDK on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
It’s time to face the music, with facts on bridges, healers, lumberjacks and, of course, women. Our panelists are:
Our real-time fact-checker is Dan Zanes, accompanied by his live band.
TMSIDK travels to Washington, D.C. — the city that wants to be a state — to learn about wannabes, from international spies to new human organs. Our panelists are:
Our real-time fact-checker is Femi Oke, international journalist, who struggles to get Americans to understand her.
We look into unholy fruit, religion in banking and the politics of reincarnation. Our panelists are:
TMSIDK is going on a spending spree, from the Brooklyn Bridge to Ethiopia, meeting up with fundraisers, ancient traders and some money that should probably be laundered. Our panelists are:
This episode of Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is all about “Stupid Stuff” — things that seem stupid but aren’t and things that don’t but are. Our panelists are: