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Stand Up will soon be a full length show similar to what we did on SIRIUSXM. We will talk about issues that matter to you,your health,the health of your family, community, country and planet. And we will laugh while we do it. Right now here is todays news segment.

Stand Up will soon be a full length show similar to what we did on SIRIUSXM. We will talk about issues that matter to you,your health,the health of your family, community, country and planet. And we will laugh while we do it. Right now here is todays news segment.
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Stand Up will soon be a full length show similar to what we did on SIRIUSXM. We will talk about issues that matter to you,your health,the health of your family, community, country and planet. And we will laugh while we do it. Right now here is todays news segment.




SUPD 37 Elie Mystal, Dr Ibram X. Kendi, John Donvan and Valerie Vendrame

I some how kept adding guests to today's episode so I can’t narrow it down to just one question Joining me today are legal expert Elie Mystal of the Nation Magazine on the first day of Senate Impeachment Dr Ibram X Kendi of American University on his book How to be an Anti Racist John Donvan of Intelligence Squared Debates previewing their next debate on Nuclear Energy where the motion is It’s Time to Expand Nuclear Power And lastly I invited my wife down in to the studio to talk about...


SUPD 36 Dr Jason Johnson and my Dad is back

Today's question is What is the state of play in American politics ? I haven't been talking that much general politics on the podcast because there is so much great analysis out there but I do love to follow it and of course I think it's very important. There are certain analysts and political scientists whose takes I like to get and Dr Jason Johnson is one of my favorites. We had a great chat and I look forward to having him on more. Jason is the politics editor at and MSNBC...


SUPD 35 Comedian Chloe Hilliard

Do you know what #BlackGirlMagic is? That is the question I opened my conversation with Chloe Hilliard with. I worked with Chloe at Gotham Comedy Club last weekend and she was amazing. I was really impressed with her performances and I was psyched to get her on the show. We had a great conversation about race, socio economics and body image. Def get her new book From her new book F*ck Your Diet: And Other Things My Thighs Tell Me By the time Chloé Hilliard was 12, she wore a size 12—both...


SUPD 34 Evelyn Farkas

Hey Awesome Person Today's question is the same as the last episode. Have you ever thought about running for Congress? My guest is Evelyn Farkas and she is running. The daughter of refugees who fled communist Hungary, Evelyn Farkas grew up in Chappaqua. She has dedicated her life to public service — strengthening America’s national security and defending democracy. For nearly three decades, Evelyn has represented our country defending democracy, advancing human rights, fighting...


SUPD 33 Mondaire Jones for Congress and a chat with my wife

Hey Y'all I spent 2 weeks thinking about running for congress. Then I read about Mondaire Jones and decided he was better than me. Now there are at least 10 people running for this seat here in NY-17 and I won't be one of them. They are all very relieved. Mondaire came by my house and we had a great talk. It starts at 10 mins in when I'm done setting it up. I really like him and on wednesday you can hear my interview with another candidate running against him, Evelyn Farkas. After my talk...


SUPD 32 Igor Volsky- Gun's Down America

Today’s question is how can we prevent gun violence in American? Igor Volsky is founder and the Director of Guns Down America. Igor has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, Fox Business, Fox News, and CNBC television, and he has been a guest on many radio shows. His work on gun violence prevention has appeared in USA Today, U.S. News and World Report and the Orlando Sentinel, among others. In 2011, Forbes named Igor one of their top “30 under 30” in Law & Policy. At Guns Down, he sets the overall...


SUPD 31 Henry Winkler

During my 14 years at SIRUSXM I interviewed lots of big name actors, comedians and celebrities. Most of them were pretty boring in conversation. Others were thoughtful and hilarious but Henry Winkler always stood out to me. He was kind and generous and when he learned that SIRIUSXM cancelled my show and contract he wrote an amazing tweet honoring my talent. I will never forget that. We talked about how to bounce back from failure and rejection as well as what brings him joy in his life. I...


SUPD 30 US/IRAN World War 3?!

Last week I heard from several listeners saying they missed the show on such a consequential news day. So I spent the weekend reaching out to some of your favorite foreign policy and national security experts. President Trump whose last job was "game show host" ordered the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani was the head of Iran's elite Quds military force and one of the most powerful figures in the Islamic Republic. He is now a dead man being celebrated and unifying Iran in a way...



Since World War III is trending as a result of President Trump ordering an influential military leader in Iran assassinated I reached out to my Foreign Policy / National Security friends and got their take. This is a preview. The full episode drops Monday Jan 6


SUPD 29 Lisa Lampanelli

Today's Question: Would you retire at the top of your game? Lisa Lampanelli is one of my oldest friends in comedy. We got very personal in this conversation. I told her all about my fears and anxieties and she shared hers as well as her solutions and coping mechanisms. I think anyone who listens to our conversation will get a lot from it. Lisa was one of the most successful names in comedy for years. In 2018 she announced her retirement from stand-up comedy on the Howard Stern show and is...


SUPD 28 Ruth Ben Ghiat / Authoritarianism

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! We made it through 2019 without burning up. Well some of us did. The first episode of 2020 asks the question: How do we recognize when we are living with an authoritarian leader? My guest for episode 28 is Ruth Ben Ghiat who is an internationally renowned historian, speaker, and political commentator on fascism, authoritarian leaders, and propaganda. She’s Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University and Advisor to Protect Democracy. Follow her on...


SUPD 28 / Radical and Brother Brian Dominick

Today’s show is different from any other episode of the podcast. Most episodes welcome an expert of some sort where we open with one question and spend the conversation discussing it and all of the topics surrounding it. From time to time I'll depart from that premise and talk to artists, entertainers and other deep thinkers. My brother Brian lands in that last category and it was really cool to sit down and talk with him for almost 2 hours. Today's show is 2 brothers talking about a wide...


SUPD 27 Wajahat Ali

Today's Question: How do you Deal with Anxiety and Depression? This is a question that I think I will be asking lots of my upcoming guests. There are so many different coping mechanisms to deal with adversity in your life. There are all kinds of different catalysts that can be the cause of anxiety and depression. My friend Wajahat Ali is a really smart and funny guy who I absolutely love. He is now a well known commentator and regular contributor on CNN and the NY Times. Watch his Amazing...


SUPD 26 Ellie Hassenfeld /

Today's question is: What’s the most cost-effective way to help people? How do you know your charitable giving will be spent most efficiently ? GiveWell is a nonprofit dedicated to finding outstanding giving opportunities and publishing the full details of our analysis to help donors decide where to give. It was co-founded by Ellie Hassenfeld who is my guest today. Ellie had a lucrative career in finance but wanted to figure out how he could be more charitable and make more informed...


SUPD 25 Dr Adelia Moore and Angie Hanscome

Today’s question is: Can you learn how to be a better parent? I welcome two women who will help make us better parents. First I have Dr. Adelia Moore who is a psychologist and author of the book Being the Grownup: Love, Limits, and the Natural Authority of Parenthood. She was once a guest on Mister Roger’s Neighborhood. Watch here . She also wrote about it in The Atlantic Magazine. And after my conversation with Dr. Moore I’ll share my great chat with Angie...


SUPD 24 April Reign

Todays question is How much does diversity matter? In the workplace? In your industry and in your life? My guest is a really smart woman who has a whole bunch of answers April Reign practiced law for nearly twenty years, honing her talent for public speaking, persuasive writing and effecting policy change, but it wasn’t until she walked away from her legal practice that she found her true passion. As the creator of the viral hashtag-turned-movement, #OscarsSoWhite, April has been...


SUPD 23 Lizz Winstead and Impeachment Reactions

Episode 23 Question: Have you ever had an abortion ? Do you know a woman who has? 1 in 3 American women have terminated their pregnancy including my guest today. While the abortion rate in the U.S. has hit a historic low, and for many years now Americans have been celebrating the decline in teenage pregnancy rates, Women's reproductive rights are under attack like no time since they got those rights after the Supreme Court decided on Roe v Wade Lizz Winstead talks about it all and...


SUPD 22 with Molly Jong Fast

Hi Friends Today's question is "have you ever been targeted by a mob of any sort? Online or otherwise?" I welcomed writer and commentator Molly Jong Fast who has been a target and interviewed women who have been targeted by Trump and what she calls the "#MAGA MeatGrinder." This year Molly was called out by Marianne Williamson and Tucker Carlson and she has gained the trust of and interviewed several of the women who have been targeted by Trump like E Jean Carroll, Lisa page and...


SUPD 21 Steve Nygren

Have you ever built a Community of any kind? My guest today has built many but none more amazing then the magical place called Serenbe just 30 minutes outside Atlanta. Combine Serenity and Being and you get "Serenbe" Built around the 4 pillars of Art, Agriculture, Health and Education Serenbe is a community like no other I have ever been to. I have now visited 3 times and it has always been a really magical experience. I think you will like getting to hear about Steve's life and life's...


SUPD 20 What is Democracy Good For? David Orr and John Avlon

What is Democracy Good For? That is the main question for both of my guests. I met David Orr at the National Conservation Training Center a few years back when we were both addressing young people about climate change, sustainability, government and media. Shortly after meeting him I got my hands on as much of his writing as I could and I have been a massive fan of his mind and voice ever since He has been one of the most respected voices in the environmental movement for over a...