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Happy Hanukkah,Secret Santa Ideas,Alex Jones and so much more with Maura Quint / Episode 487

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Release Date: 11/29/2021

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more first day as a New York City firefighter was Sept. 11, 2001. Having completed the FDNY training on Sept. 10, the 2001 Hobart graduate expected to have the day off. On his way to try out for a FDNY hockey team, Serra crossed the Verrazano Bridge and saw the World Trade Center’s twin towers on fire. He immediately grabbed his gear and made...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more Virginia Heffernan is a journalist, critic and author, most recently, of  (Simon & Schuster, 2016). She is a contributing editor at , a cohost of Slate's , and a columnist  Heffernan has been called "America's preeminent cultural critic," "a public intellectual for the 21st century," and among the "finest living...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more Trae Crowder grew up in Celina, TN, a town sometimes described as having “more liquor stores than traffic lights” (2-0 as of the last count). Like most people from the deep rural south, Trae grew up with an affinity for literature, film, blacks, and gays. In 1998, at the age of 12, and after seeing Chris Rock on HBO, he decided he wanted to be...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more 27 minutes is an author, globally-recognized thought leader, and founder and Executive Director of . Her latest book is (BenBella, 2020). Through her writing, consultancy and nonprofit leadership, Eve focuses on explaining the "why" behind the biggest food and lifestyle trends. She helps companies and organizations create products and programs...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more I've known  for over 10 years and I have tried to showcase his work wherever I go from siriusxm to CNN to this podcast. I always learn so much when I read or talk to him. Today Tim and I talked about his latest writing  whom scholar and philosopher Cornel West calls, “A vanilla brother in the tradition of (abolitionist) John...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more At 33 minutes in I welcome the great Maura Quint.  a humor writer and activist whose work has been featured in publications such as McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She was named one of Rolling Stone’s top 25 funniest twitter accounts of 2016. When not writing comedy, Maura has worked extensively with non-profits in diverse...

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Weekend Extra!!! Hear all about it. Bonus content !  This is not a full show or really a show at all and I originally but I lots of people said I should re post it and I included the audio from 2 of the interviews I did on TV from this week as well.   If you want to watch the video of this interview with Bob I also posted that on which I hope you will subscribe to  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more

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 and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more Today's sponsor is  Today's Sponsor is   graduated from Emory University, Phi Beta Kappa 27  and summa cum laude, and from Vanderbilt Law School, where he was the research editor for the Law Review and member of Order of the Coif. He clerked for the Chief Judge Charles Moye Jr. for the Northern District of Georgia, and Albert J. Henderson of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. After his clerkships, Segall worked for Gibson, Dunn...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more Today's sponsor is  26 mins  is a novelist, essayist and cultural commentator. He is the author of half a dozen books, including The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth About Men and Women in the Twenty-First Century (2016) and The Hunger of the Wolf (2015). He has written opinion pieces and essays for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The...

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.  and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls Check out  to learn more Today's sponsor is is the President of the Quincy Institute. He grew up in Indiana, graduated from West Point and Princeton, served in the army, became an academic, and is now a writer. among them: The New America Militarism (2005), The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (2008), Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent...

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Today as I do most Monday's I welcome the great Maura Quint. Maura is a humor writer and activist whose work has been featured in publications such as McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She was named one of Rolling Stone’s top 25 funniest twitter accounts of 2016. When not writing comedy, Maura has worked extensively with non-profits in diverse sectors including political action campaigns, international arts collectives and health and human services organizations. She has never been officially paid to protest but did once find fifteen cents on the ground at an immigrants’ rights rally and wanted to make sure that had been disclosed. She was the co founder and executive director of TaxMarch.org 

And she recently began a new gig at the Americans for Tax Fairness campaign director

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