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Welcome to Stand Up with Pete Dominick and all things Pete Dominick

November 29, 2016

Hi, In the below photo I am leaning in and making love to the camera. This is my website. It pretty much blows. Chris Hauselt did a great job updating the blog everyday for a long time but I think it went under promoted by me and under appreciated by you so now it’s just […]

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Au Revoir

September 9, 2016

Today on #SUPD Mark Preston, exec. editor of CNN Politics, helped Pete wrap up the week in politics and figure out if Matt Lauer is a terrible journalist or a victim of circumstance. Continuing this week’s discussion on education, Pete spoke with Vance Aloupis, the CEO of The Children’s Movement, about his organization’s advocacy. For the […]

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Homework.

September 8, 2016

Today on #SUPD Education writer Alfie Kohn joined Pete to help keep this Back-to-School week chugging along. Alfie’s most recent book is “Schooling Beyond Measure: And Other Unorthodox Essays About Education,” but the conversation today leaned heavily on the topic of homework, so we’ll be grading it on a heavy curve. Professional money manager and […]

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Ain’t Got Time to Weed

September 7, 2016

Today on #SUPD Hugh Evans, co-founder and CEO of Global Citizen and the Global Poverty Project, stopped by to talk up this year’s Global Citizen Festival in NYC and the companion app that asks users to help end poverty in easy, unique ways. SNL cast members present and past, Bobby Moynihan and Taran Killam, joined […]

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Post-Labor

September 6, 2016

Today on #SUPD Daily Beast editor-in-chief and CNN contributor, John Avlon, helped make sense of the latest polls in the Presidential election, as things get serious with just over two months left before election day. Then, Pete’s brother Brian Dominick hung out for the meaty middle section of the show, where the siblings discussed everything […]

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Hermine

September 2, 2016

Today! On! #SUPD! Pete welcomed Phillip Bump from the Washington Post to recap the week in politics, CNN contributor and former SC state representative Bakari Sellers to discuss Trump, race and more, plus a third hour filled with our favorites Bill Schulz and Ophira Eisenberg! Now, get out there and enjoy the last, waning days […]

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Down Mexico Way

September 1, 2016

Today on #SUPD Vox.com’s Tara Golshan gave us an explainer on France’s hard line against religion with a series of laws that tend to target those of Muslim faith more than others. Case in point: Burkinis on the French Riviera. Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi has been on-and-off the campaign trail for a year or more, […]

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Kaep-tain America

August 31, 2016

Today on #SUPD Sports on Earth and Bloomberg Politics writer, Will Leitch, framed the Colin Kaepernick national anthem protest in a historical context, leaning on the past actions (and inactions) of athletes like Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and OJ Simpson. Then, Pete spoke with Erick Erickson, founding editor of The Resurgent and former […]

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Clowning Around, By Which We Mean Murder

August 30, 2016

Today on #SUPD MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid joined Pete to talk Colin Kaepernick’s protest, Anthony Weiner’s latest indignity and the presidential election, now just 70 days away. Then, Pete had a thoughtful and at time somber conversation with Georgia State University law professor Eric Segall about two of the most inescapable aspects of human […]

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Zoobabay

August 29, 2016

Today on Stand Up! Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, gave Pete the CFR take on the conflict in Syria, Russia, Donald Trump and…the MTV VMAs? In an open phones segment, we wondered about black voter support for Donald Trump, and you responded with gusto. Then, Dr. Aaron Carroll joined us once […]

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Mark & Bruce & Bill & Rich

August 26, 2016

Today on SUPD: CNN’s executive editor, Politics Mark Preston wrapped up the week in politics and explained Irish-Catholic devotion to JFK. Comedian Bruce Bruce made us realize a few things about cat owners. Comic and former MTV VJ Bill Bellamy taught us how to look and smell good. and National Review editor Rich Lowry helped […]

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Rather Good

August 25, 2016

Today on Stand Up! NYU Journalism Professor and author of the PressThink.or blog, Jay Rosen, helped us figure out how the media should be handling Donald Trump. Then, we got an informed take on race and the election and White America’s role in both from anti-racist activist and author, Tim Wise. We closed the show […]

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Sidecar Racers

August 24, 2016

Today on Stand Up! To help preview the National Parks special Pete is hosting tomorrow night @ 6 East on SiriusXM Insight 121, Pete spent some time with Ted Roosevelt V, businessman and environmentalist, who as President Teddy Roosevelt’s great-great-grandson is helping celebrate the National Parks Service’s Centennial and calling attention to the need for […]

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Biden Our Time

August 23, 2016

Today on Stand Up! Daily Beast editor-in-chief, John Avlon, helped us figure out what the heck the media should do with an increasingly fractured and distant-from-reality Trump campaign. Economics and global affairs journo, Ali Velshi, discussed his role in all this election chaos, as he often finds himself as the economic fact-checker on cable news […]

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