Cautionary Tales

Pushkin Industries

Cautionary Tales


Critic Rating

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.

Critic Reviews

Score: 4.8

Paul Kondo • Bello Collective Dec 2, 2020

"It’s an interesting piece all the way until the last line, which put me on my knees. Let that be a fair warning for you."

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Score: 4.7

Robert Nease • Quill Inc. Apr 24, 2020

"Harford does well to draw upon existing historical accounts and documents to bring the events he is describing to life...the series has its highs and lows, but the storyteller style and the effort put into breathing life into the lived experiences of real persons in times past makes it a worthwhile listen,with many lessons that can be applied to our business and personal lives in 2020 and beyond."

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