Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

By 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” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 

  1. 1.
    A Cautionary Tale of Kubrick and the Pain of Rejection
    37:55
  2. 2.
    Malcolm Gladwell is All Riled Up
    3:41
  3. 3.
    Cautionary Tales presents: I Spy
    27:43
  4. 4.
    Do NOT Pass GO!
    38:34
  5. 5.
    Wrong Tools Cost Lives
    37:52
  6. 6.
    The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
    11:58
  7. 7.
    Fritterin’ Away Genius
    40:13
  8. 8.
    The Fan Who Infected a Movie Star
    35:18

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