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

    October 31, 2014 by MelStar1
    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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  2. GOP & Charity, Ebola Fear & Comedy, Washington Ideas Forum – Thursday on Stand Up!

    October 30, 2014 by MelStar1

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

    October 29, 2014 by MelStar1

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

    October 28, 2014 by MelStar1

    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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  5. Wage Rates, Business Finance, & Chef Jesse Schenker – Monday on Stand Up!

    October 27, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston looks at wage rates.

    In the third hour, chef Jesse Schenker discusses his new memoir.

    Then CNN’s Christine Romans goes through the day’s business headlines.

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  6. Politics, Counter Terrorism, & Figure Skating – Friday on Stand Up!

    October 24, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour CNN’s Mark Preston talks politics.

    In the second hour Georgia State University Constitutional Law Professor, Eric Segall.

    In the second hour, we conclude Middle East Week with writer and Middle East counter terrorism expert, Gregory Johnsen.

    Then acclaimed figure skater and activist Johnny Weir discusses his new documentary To Russia With Love.

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  7. Is Obama a Republican? Ebola & Women’s Rights in the Middle East – Thursday on Stand Up!

    October 23, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour, Chairman of the Department of Clinical Pathology at Cleveland Clinic, Gary Procop discusses Ebola.

    In the second hour, former Reagan and Bush 41 aid, Bruce Bartlett tells us why Obama is a republican.

    In the third hour, for Middle East Week we look at women’s rights across the region with Valentine Moghadam of Northeastern University.

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  8. Income Inequality, Health Policy, Modern Iran & more – Wednesday on Stand Up!

    October 22, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour, Economics professor of Lagos Business School, Bongo Adi looks at how West Africa is dealing with Ebola.

    In the second hour, comedian Kevin Bartini tells us about his quest to get a street named after George Carlin.

    Then, Intelligence Squared moderator John Donvan previews tonight’s debate on America’s income inequality.

    In the third hour, health policy expert, Dr. Aaron Carroll discusses healthcare premiums and .

    Then we continue Middle East Week with a look at modern Iran with Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council.

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  9. Animal Stars, Saudi Arabia, Money in Politics & more – Tuesday on Stand Up!

    October 21, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later this hour, CEO of the American Humane Association, Robin Ganzert discusses her new book “Animal Stars“.

    In the second hour, Lindsay Mark Lewis, author of “Political Mercenaries” discusses money in politics.

    Then historian and bestselling author Robert Lacey gives us a primer on Saudi Arabia for Middle East Week.

    In the third hour, Editor in Chief of the Daily Beast, John Avlon and Will Cain of the Blaze on parenting, healthcare reform and more.

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  10. Middle East Week kicks off, Business news & more – Monday on Stand Up!

    by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour Silicon Valley entrepreneur Patrick Buckley discusses his new Virtual Reality technology.

    In the third hour, Middle East Week begins with Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution gives us a historical and cultural overview of the region.

    Then CNN’s Christine Romans talks Apple pay, the stock market and more business headlines.

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  11. Karen Hunter guest hosts – Friday on Stand Up!

    October 17, 2014 by MelStar1

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Karen Hunter guest hosts.

    In the second hour, Slate.com’s Dalhia Lithwick on recent abortion rulings.

    In the third hour, Wall Street veteran and CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management Josh Brown discusses the rough week in finance and the economy.

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  12. Meghan McCain, Life in Space, Comedian Carol Leifer + more – Thursday on Stand Up!

    October 16, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour, Meghan McCain discusses her new show “Take Part Live”.

    In the second hour, viral Astronaut Commander Christopher Hadfield discusses life in space.

    In the third hour, founder and host of the Sporkful podcast, Dan Pashman tells us about his new book.

    Then veteran stand-up comedian and comedy writer Carol Leifer.

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  13. Get to know a SiriusXM host, President Hoover & Scott Aukerman – Wednesday on Stand Up!

    October 15, 2014 by MelStar1

    In the second hour former political aid turned SiriusXM Host, Mario Carrea shares his personal story & tells us about his new off Broadway play Tail! Spin!

    Then political strategist Margaret Hoover on her great grandfather President Herbert Hoover.

    In the third hour, host of Comedy Bang! Bang! Scott Aukerman.

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  14. The Vatican’s new tone, Congressional Approval for War & more – Tuesday on Stand Up!

    October 14, 2014 by MelStar1

    Later in the first hour, author of the “Vatican Diaries”, John Thavis discusses the Catholic Church and changing attitudes on families of divorce, and same sex or cohabitating couples.

    In the second hour President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen discusses the constitutionality of President Obama’s actions against ISIS without the approval of Congress.

    In the third hour, Editor in Chief of the Daily Beast, John Avlon and Will Cain of the Blaze.

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