Battling Repression

4 segments
  • Superworse  16 min
  • The Old Ballgame  15 min
  • Freakonomics  33 min
In our regular Underreported feature, we’ll look at the state of gay rights in the Middle East. Then, Ben Greenman tells us about remixing his short story collection into a new novel: Superworse. Frank Deford revisits baseball in the 1900s with The Old Ball Game. And Steven Levitt uses economics to answer unconventional questions about everyday life in Freakonomics.