After nearly 4 days on the edge of disaster, the Apollo 13 spacecraft landed safely back on Earth on this day in 1970.
Today on StandUP!
This show is always a treat to work on and be a part of and, to me, episodes like this morning’s are prime examples of why.
Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg View contributor and founder of the Big Picture Blog at Ritholtz.com, joined us for the second hour and beyond, talking the world of finance and money and how it affects you, but mainly he interacted with out other guests…
Comedians Joe Rogan and Ari Shaffir, who popped in and hung out for almost the entire second hour, after having already done three hours on Opie Radio. The conversation was all over the place from politics to money to South American tribal hallucinogenic rituals. We even brought intern-turned-coworker Tim in to once-and-for-all decide: is he Joe Rogan’s younger body double?
Next, we welcomed back Jason Johnson, CNN contributor, Politics editor at Source Magazine and Political Science and Communications Professor at Hiram College. Ritholtz was in for part of this segment, too, and we talked money, race and culture.
The show, and the week, ended with a visit from Aaron Hodges. Longtime listeners remember Aaron as producer of several earlier incarnations of Pete’s show, and today he came by to promote a great special running today and all weekend on Raw Dog, The South Beach Comedy Festival Special. Here’s a taste.
Now, if you’ll excuse me I am going realize that this is the droid I was looking for.