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A Mortician, philosophy of death, and risk – Friday on Stand Up’s Death Day

October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween!!
Later in the first hour, my dad calls in and wishes me a happy birthday.
In the second hour, our Halloween death special kicks off with mortician Caleb Wilde.
In the third hour, moderator of The Stone philosophy column at the New York Times, Simon Critchley talks death in philosophy.
Then, risk expert and Harvard instructor David Ropeik on how we should face death.

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GOP & Charity, Ebola Fear & Comedy, Washington Ideas Forum – Thursday on Stand Up!

October 30, 2014

In the second hour Journalist Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig talks GOP and charity.

Then comedian and columnist for the Daily Beast, Dean Obeidallah.

In the third hour, Steve Clemons of the Atlantic recaps the Washington Ideas Forum in D.C.

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Kal Penn, former CIA Operative takes your calls & Health Policy – Wednesday on Stand Up!

October 29, 2014

Later in the first hour, actor and former White House aid, Kal Penn discusses his new venture on Fusion.

In the second hour, former CIA veteran Bob Baer joins us in studio for the hour to take your calls & discuss his new book “The Perfect Kill“.

In the third hour, health policy expert, Dr. Aaron Carroll takes your calls on physician assisted suicide,  Obamacare and everything in between.

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Climate Change, Syria’s Civil War & a Political Roundtable – Tuesday on Stand Up!

October 28, 2014

In the second hour environment reporter for the New York Times, Coral Davenport discusses the role of climate change in the midterm elections.

Then author Reese Erlich discusses his new book on Syria.

In the third hour editor in chief of the Daily Beast John Avlon and Will Cain of the Blaze on drug cartels, independent candidates in elections, and more.

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