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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Muslims being funny?!

Generally we see three types of Muslims in the US media: ISIS, Al Qaeda and under arrest. But there are actually many funny Muslim comedians. In fact close to 20 will be coming to New York City this week (likely … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Muslims being funny?!

Generally we see three types of Muslims in the US media: ISIS, Al Qaeda and under arrest. But there are actually many funny Muslim comedians. In fact close to 20 will be coming to New York City this week (likely … Continued

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Politics and Pluto: Julie Mason’s top stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 we covered the historic nuclear deal with Iran and its orbiting political issues, NASA’s glorious Plutonic fly-by, Donald Trump, and a minor eruption in White House press … Continued

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Politics and Pluto: Julie Mason’s top stories

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel 124 we covered the historic nuclear deal with Iran and its orbiting political issues, NASA’s glorious Plutonic fly-by, Donald Trump, and a minor eruption in White House press … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: How to prevent more Chattanooga and Charleston shootings

On my live show Saturday morning, I will address the concrete ways we can prevent more attacks like we saw Thursday in Chattanooga and last month in Charleston. As most are aware, on Thursday, Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez allegedly shot and … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: How to prevent more Chattanooga and Charleston shootings

On my live show Saturday morning, I will address the concrete ways we can prevent more attacks like we saw Thursday in Chattanooga and last month in Charleston. As most are aware, on Thursday, Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez allegedly shot and … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Hear from a woman who says Bill Cosby assaulted her

Kristina Ruehli was a secretary at the Hollywood talent agency that represented Bill Cosby in the 1960s. That’s when she says she met Cosby, who invited her and an actress to his house for a party. Upon arriving at Cosby’s … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Hear from a woman who says Bill Cosby assaulted her

Kristina Ruehli was a secretary at the Hollywood talent agency that represented Bill Cosby in the 1960s. That’s when she says she met Cosby, who invited her and an actress to his house for a party. Upon arriving at Cosby’s … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Muslim Americans proudly serving the United States

On July 4th I hosted a very special show featuring Muslim Americans who are, or who have, served our country. Let’s be honest, typically the Muslims we see in media are the ones doing some pretty awful things. Not many people … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Muslim Americans proudly serving the United States

On July 4th I hosted a very special show featuring Muslim Americans who are, or who have, served our country. Let’s be honest, typically the Muslims we see in media are the ones doing some pretty awful things. Not many people … Continued

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District Attorney in Bill Cosby case talks about Quaaludes testimony

Newly-released records of a 2005 testimony show that Bill Cosby admitted to getting Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with and gave one woman, Andrea Constand, Benadryl. The documents stem from a civil lawsuit brought by Constand in Pennsylvania. … Continued

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District Attorney in Bill Cosby case talks about Quaaludes testimony

Newly-released records of a 2005 testimony show that Bill Cosby admitted to getting Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with and gave one woman, Andrea Constand, Benadryl. The documents stem from a civil lawsuit brought by Constand in Pennsylvania. … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Live July 4th special featuring Muslims serving the United States

A Muslim Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army? A Muslim member of the US Congress? A Muslim working in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?! Yep, and those will be the very types of people I’ll be featuring on my … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Live July 4th special featuring Muslims serving the United States

A Muslim Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army? A Muslim member of the US Congress? A Muslim working in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?! Yep, and those will be the very types of people I’ll be featuring on my … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: The Confederate Flag is the Flag of Traitors

First off, I’m excited to announce that this Saturday, July 4, my show will be a live special featuring Muslim Americans who currently or have in the past served our country. The guests range from the first Muslim American member … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: The Confederate Flag is the Flag of Traitors

First off, I’m excited to announce that this Saturday, July 4, my show will be a live special featuring Muslim Americans who currently or have in the past served our country. The guests range from the first Muslim American member … Continued

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What we’re learning at Aspen Ideas Festival 2015

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick is broadcasting live from Aspen, Col., this week at the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival. Produced by the Aspen Institute in partnership with The Atlantic, this year’s conference centers around finding “smart solutions to the world’s toughest … Continued

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What we’re learning at Aspen Ideas Festival 2015

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick is broadcasting live from Aspen, Col., this week at the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival. Produced by the Aspen Institute in partnership with The Atlantic, this year’s conference centers around finding “smart solutions to the world’s toughest … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts, guests and listeners reflect on SCOTUS’ marriage equality decision

The Supreme Court of the United States permanently ended the long-fought debate over marriage equality on Friday with a 5-to-4 vote making the right to same-sex marriage Constitutional. Following the news — which came appropriately during the 46th anniversary of … Continued

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SiriusXM hosts, guests and listeners reflect on SCOTUS’ marriage equality decision

The Supreme Court of the United States permanently ended the long-fought debate over marriage equality on Friday with a 5-to-4 vote making the right to same-sex marriage Constitutional. Following the news — which came appropriately during the 46th anniversary of … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Charleston church attack was terrorism

Last Wednesday night we learned about the horrific attack on a famed black church in Charleston, South Carolina that resulted in the death of nine African-Americans. The media has labeled the attack many things, including “a massacre,” “heartbreaking” and “hateful.” … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Charleston church attack was terrorism

Last Wednesday night we learned about the horrific attack on a famed black church in Charleston, South Carolina that resulted in the death of nine African-Americans. The media has labeled the attack many things, including “a massacre,” “heartbreaking” and “hateful.” … Continued

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SiriusXM host Karen Hunter’s petition to remove Confederate flag has 500K+ signatures

Following the murders of nine people in a historic black church, Urban View host Karen Hunter created a MoveOn.org petition, Remove the Confederate Flag From All Government Places. As of 11 am ET Tuesday, it has more than 546,000 signatures (and continues … Continued

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SiriusXM host Karen Hunter’s petition to remove Confederate flag has 500K+ signatures

Following the murders of nine people in a historic black church, Urban View host Karen Hunter created a MoveOn.org petition, Remove the Confederate Flag From All Government Places. As of 11 am ET Tuesday, it has more than 546,000 signatures (and continues … Continued

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, a 12-year-old listener and others weigh in on Confederate flag

In the wake of the racially motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, that left nine black people dead in a historic black church, some are debating whether the Confederate flag should still be flying over state Capitol buildings in South Carolina. … Continued

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, a 12-year-old listener and others weigh in on Confederate flag

In the wake of the racially motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, that left nine black people dead in a historic black church, some are debating whether the Confederate flag should still be flying over state Capitol buildings in South Carolina. … Continued

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Pope Francis makes ambitious call to action to save us from climate change

Pope Francis released the first papal encyclical focused solely on the environment in an attempt expand the conversation beyond politics, economics and science and into a more spiritual and moral context. In a document titled Laudato Si: On Care for Our … Continued

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Pope Francis makes ambitious call to action to save us from climate change

Pope Francis released the first papal encyclical focused solely on the environment in an attempt expand the conversation beyond politics, economics and science and into a more spiritual and moral context. In a document titled Laudato Si: On Care for Our … Continued

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How well do you know presidential candidates’ campaign songs?

There was Rick Perry, in front of a C-130 prop plane emblazoned with the “Perry for President” logo. There was Ben Carson, who took the stage after two (yes, two) choirs performed. But all recent presidential campaign announcements were topped by Donald Trump, both in … Continued

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How well do you know presidential candidates’ campaign songs?

There was Rick Perry, in front of a C-130 prop plane emblazoned with the “Perry for President” logo. There was Ben Carson, who took the stage after two (yes, two) choirs performed. But all recent presidential campaign announcements were topped by Donald Trump, both in … Continued

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What’s this “Ramadan” thing again?

I have been asked that question and many others about Ramadan over the years. While I’m sure most have heard of Ramadan, which begins this year on Thursday, not many know the details of this month long tradition for Muslims. … Continued

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What’s this “Ramadan” thing again?

I have been asked that question and many others about Ramadan over the years. While I’m sure most have heard of Ramadan, which begins this year on Thursday, not many know the details of this month long tradition for Muslims. … Continued

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Rachel Dolezal says ‘I identify as black’ but many struggle to understand her lies

“I identify as black,” Rachel Dolezal told Matt Lauer Tuesday morning on TODAY, after making national news for presenting herself as being mixed race, while she was actually born to white parents. Dolezal, who was the head of the NAACP’s Spokane, WA, … Continued

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Rachel Dolezal says ‘I identify as black’ but many struggle to understand her lies

“I identify as black,” Rachel Dolezal told Matt Lauer Tuesday morning on TODAY, after making national news for presenting herself as being mixed race, while she was actually born to white parents. Dolezal, who was the head of the NAACP’s Spokane, WA, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: US media’s double standard if suspect is Muslim

On Saturday morning, a man driving an armored van unleashed a barrage of gunfire at a Dallas police station and planted bombs outside the police headquarters in the hopes of killing police officers. He was chased by the police and … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: US media’s double standard if suspect is Muslim

On Saturday morning, a man driving an armored van unleashed a barrage of gunfire at a Dallas police station and planted bombs outside the police headquarters in the hopes of killing police officers. He was chased by the police and … Continued

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Get pep: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Jeb Bush hasn’t even announced his presidential bid yet, and already the Washington Post has a story about how the campaign went off the rails — before it even started. “It’s June, for crying out loud,” the candidate lamented, on … Continued

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Get pep: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Jeb Bush hasn’t even announced his presidential bid yet, and already the Washington Post has a story about how the campaign went off the rails — before it even started. “It’s June, for crying out loud,” the candidate lamented, on … Continued

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Sen. Marco Rubio listens to Backspin, loves old school West Coast rap

When Sen. Marco Rubio first announced his candidacy for president, he revealed that he was a fan of SiriusXM’s Backspin channel, which plays old school rap from the ‘80s and ‘90s. In an interview this week on Fox News’ Outnumbered, … Continued

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Sen. Marco Rubio listens to Backspin, loves old school West Coast rap

When Sen. Marco Rubio first announced his candidacy for president, he revealed that he was a fan of SiriusXM’s Backspin channel, which plays old school rap from the ‘80s and ‘90s. In an interview this week on Fox News’ Outnumbered, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: When hate comes to your town

How would you feel if hundreds of angry and armed people showed up outside your church or synagogue screaming horrible things about you and your faith? Well, that is exactly what the Phoenix Muslim community went through on Friday night. … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: When hate comes to your town

How would you feel if hundreds of angry and armed people showed up outside your church or synagogue screaming horrible things about you and your faith? Well, that is exactly what the Phoenix Muslim community went through on Friday night. … Continued

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Check out SiriusXM’s new curated YouTube channels!

You already follow our all-encompassing SiriusXM YouTube channel, but did you know that we’ve curated channels for your own personal tastes? We’re here to share content that’s important to YOU — so whether you’re into Christian, alternative and indie rock, … Continued

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Check out SiriusXM’s new curated YouTube channels!

You already follow our all-encompassing SiriusXM YouTube channel, but did you know that we’ve curated channels for your own personal tastes? We’re here to share content that’s important to YOU — so whether you’re into Christian, alternative and indie rock, … Continued

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Smerconish Book Club: Is John Corey headed to TV?!

SiriusXM POTUS’s Michael Smerconish hosted the latest installment of Smerconish Book Club with New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and his novel, Radiant Angel – the latest thriller in the John Corey series. They talked about how DeMille writes (spoiler … Continued

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Smerconish Book Club: Is John Corey headed to TV?!

SiriusXM POTUS’s Michael Smerconish hosted the latest installment of Smerconish Book Club with New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and his novel, Radiant Angel – the latest thriller in the John Corey series. They talked about how DeMille writes (spoiler … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why is media ignoring a Christian terrorist?

If a Muslim is arrested for plotting a terrorist attack in America, you know it will make headlines and media outlets across the nation will cover it. But when a Christian minister is arrested for plotting to kill Muslim Americans … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why is media ignoring a Christian terrorist?

If a Muslim is arrested for plotting a terrorist attack in America, you know it will make headlines and media outlets across the nation will cover it. But when a Christian minister is arrested for plotting to kill Muslim Americans … Continued

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Michael Smerconish delivers the only commencement speech graduates need

It’s graduation season! Former presidents, the current first lady and other movers and shakers are delivering commencement speeches all over the country. Michael Smerconish says he’s feeling a little left out because no one has asked him to speak … … Continued

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Michael Smerconish delivers the only commencement speech graduates need

It’s graduation season! Former presidents, the current first lady and other movers and shakers are delivering commencement speeches all over the country. Michael Smerconish says he’s feeling a little left out because no one has asked him to speak … … Continued

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Get your war on: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Iraq — it’s always with us. On the presidential campaign trail, candidates kept flubbing a (pointless) hypothetical question about the 2003 invasion. In Congress, lawmakers were reauthorizing some iteration of the PATRIOT Act, while President Obama bristled at questions about his … Continued

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Get your war on: Julie Mason’s top political stories

Iraq — it’s always with us. On the presidential campaign trail, candidates kept flubbing a (pointless) hypothetical question about the 2003 invasion. In Congress, lawmakers were reauthorizing some iteration of the PATRIOT Act, while President Obama bristled at questions about his … Continued

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Remember the fallen and honor the living with SiriusXM

SiriusXM will commemorate our nation’s fallen service men and women of all generations this Memorial Day by broadcasting Taps across every music, sports, talk and entertainment channel. The one-minute solemn observance will be broadcast at approximately 12 pm ET on Memorial Day, … Continued

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Remember the fallen and honor the living with SiriusXM

SiriusXM will commemorate our nation’s fallen service men and women of all generations this Memorial Day by broadcasting Taps across every music, sports, talk and entertainment channel. The one-minute solemn observance will be broadcast at approximately 12 pm ET on Memorial Day, … Continued

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NYT Pakistan reporter: Pakistan was hiding bin Laden; new Obama administration denials not believable

New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall, who covered Afghanistan and the hunt for Osama bin Laden for over a decade, says Pakistan secretly held bin Laden and U.S. officials have been in on Pakistan’s cover story, deceiving the American public. … Continued

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NYT Pakistan reporter: Pakistan was hiding bin Laden; new Obama administration denials not believable

New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall, who covered Afghanistan and the hunt for Osama bin Laden for over a decade, says Pakistan secretly held bin Laden and U.S. officials have been in on Pakistan’s cover story, deceiving the American public. … Continued

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Signorile meets a pansexual rep and other Texas lawmakers

The Texas Legislature is lining up a plethora of anti-gay legislation in preparation for what they think could be a win for marriage equality at the Supreme Court. Michelangelo Signorile is broadcasting his SiriusXM Progress show from Austin, TX, speaking with … Continued

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Signorile meets a pansexual rep and other Texas lawmakers

The Texas Legislature is lining up a plethora of anti-gay legislation in preparation for what they think could be a win for marriage equality at the Supreme Court. Michelangelo Signorile is broadcasting his SiriusXM Progress show from Austin, TX, speaking with … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: No, Islam doesn’t say kill gays

On Friday night’s episode of HBO’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher welcomed his friend and fellow anti-theist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to discuss Islam. (Nothing like two non-Muslims who hate religion telling people what Islam is really about.) Ali, who left Islam … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: No, Islam doesn’t say kill gays

On Friday night’s episode of HBO’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher welcomed his friend and fellow anti-theist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to discuss Islam. (Nothing like two non-Muslims who hate religion telling people what Islam is really about.) Ali, who left Islam … Continued

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Khloe Kardashian talks Bruce Jenner: ‘His bravery is something to be celebrated’

Only a few weeks ago, 17 million viewers tuned in to 20/20 for Bruce Jenner’s highly-anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer. And this week, E! aired a Keeping Up with the Kardashians special documenting Jenner’s family learning about his gender identity for the first time … Continued

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Khloe Kardashian talks Bruce Jenner: ‘His bravery is something to be celebrated’

Only a few weeks ago, 17 million viewers tuned in to 20/20 for Bruce Jenner’s highly-anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer. And this week, E! aired a Keeping Up with the Kardashians special documenting Jenner’s family learning about his gender identity for the first time … Continued

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Criminal justice week on StandUP with Pete Dominick

Tune in to StandUP with Pete Dominick on SiriusXM Insight all week to talk about the criminal justice system.   Monday History of our court system: Why we have the system we have, how it evolved Guest: Jed Shugerman, Fordham … Continued

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Criminal justice week on StandUP with Pete Dominick

Tune in to StandUP with Pete Dominick on SiriusXM Insight all week to talk about the criminal justice system.   Monday History of our court system: Why we have the system we have, how it evolved Guest: Jed Shugerman, Fordham … Continued

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The meaning behind Slash’s new song ‘Beneath the Savage Sun’ might surprise you

Few people have been lucky enough to have an up-close-and-personal experience with an elephant, but for those who have, it is a life-changing experience. Despite their massive size (weighing up to seven tons, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare … Continued

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The meaning behind Slash’s new song ‘Beneath the Savage Sun’ might surprise you

Few people have been lucky enough to have an up-close-and-personal experience with an elephant, but for those who have, it is a life-changing experience. Despite their massive size (weighing up to seven tons, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Draw your favorite Islamophobe contest!

Do you know how to draw, even just stick figures? Do you hate bigotry? Then I hope you enter my “Draw your favorite Islamphobe contest” that I announced on my show this past Saturday. You can draw a cartoon or … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Draw your favorite Islamophobe contest!

Do you know how to draw, even just stick figures? Do you hate bigotry? Then I hope you enter my “Draw your favorite Islamphobe contest” that I announced on my show this past Saturday. You can draw a cartoon or … Continued

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Patriot and Progress hosts get together to talk same-sex marriage and guns

We’re all friends here! A [politically] unlikely couple sat down in a SiriusXM studio to talk same-sex marriage, Hollywood hypocrisy, guns and more. Andrew Wilkow welcomed SiriusXM Progress host Michelangelo Signorile to his Patriot show, The Wilkow Majority, to discuss issues … Continued

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Patriot and Progress hosts get together to talk same-sex marriage and guns

We’re all friends here! A [politically] unlikely couple sat down in a SiriusXM studio to talk same-sex marriage, Hollywood hypocrisy, guns and more. Andrew Wilkow welcomed SiriusXM Progress host Michelangelo Signorile to his Patriot show, The Wilkow Majority, to discuss issues … Continued

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Follow David Webb on the High Five Tour

This summer, SiriusXM Patriot‘s David Webb is participating in Wounded Warriors Family Support’s 6th annual High Five Tour. The High Five Tour is a four month, 26,000 mile road trip across the United States. Americans of all walks of life … Continued

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Follow David Webb on the High Five Tour

This summer, SiriusXM Patriot‘s David Webb is participating in Wounded Warriors Family Support’s 6th annual High Five Tour. The High Five Tour is a four month, 26,000 mile road trip across the United States. Americans of all walks of life … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Sofia Vergara wants her embryos back!

“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is in legal brawl with her ex-fiancé Nick Loeb over two embryos they had frozen when they were a couple. Loeb, who wrote an op-ed for the New York Times last week on the issue, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Sofia Vergara wants her embryos back!

“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is in legal brawl with her ex-fiancé Nick Loeb over two embryos they had frozen when they were a couple. Loeb, who wrote an op-ed for the New York Times last week on the issue, … Continued

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‘We are going to win,’ says attorney in SCOTUS marriage equality case

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. While 37 states (and Washington D.C.) currently recognize marriage equality, SCOTUS’ decision on the matter could bring freedom to marry for all same-sex couples in the … Continued

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‘We are going to win,’ says attorney in SCOTUS marriage equality case

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. While 37 states (and Washington D.C.) currently recognize marriage equality, SCOTUS’ decision on the matter could bring freedom to marry for all same-sex couples in the … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why don’t we care that our government is intentionally killing US citizens with drone strikes?

NBC foreign correspondent Ayman Moyhadeen was on The Dean Obeidallah Show last weekend to talk the drone strike in Pakistan that the Obama administration revealed took the lives of an American and Italian hostage. While the killing of these two was … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why don’t we care that our government is intentionally killing US citizens with drone strikes?

NBC foreign correspondent Ayman Moyhadeen was on The Dean Obeidallah Show last weekend to talk the drone strike in Pakistan that the Obama administration revealed took the lives of an American and Italian hostage. While the killing of these two was … Continued

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It’s not over: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

It was so fun this week hosting SiriusXM colleague Michelangelo Signorile in the Press Pool with Julie Mason. Mike, host of his own show from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Progress Channel 127, has a new book out called It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, … Continued

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It’s not over: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

It was so fun this week hosting SiriusXM colleague Michelangelo Signorile in the Press Pool with Julie Mason. Mike, host of his own show from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Progress Channel 127, has a new book out called It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, … Continued

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends his ‘defense’ of Scientology + talks about taking their test

A recent headline (Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record) resulted in, well, more headlines. It all stemmed from some comments the astrophysicist made about Scientology in the wake of the HBO documentary, Going Clear. DeGrasse Tyson clarified his … Continued

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends his ‘defense’ of Scientology + talks about taking their test

A recent headline (Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record) resulted in, well, more headlines. It all stemmed from some comments the astrophysicist made about Scientology in the wake of the HBO documentary, Going Clear. DeGrasse Tyson clarified his … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Are women truly inferior in Islam?

“Why are woman treated like ‘second class citizens’ in Islam?” This is a question I have been asked many times. Well, Harris Zafar, the national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and author of “Demystifying Islam: Tackling the Tough Questions,” … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Are women truly inferior in Islam?

“Why are woman treated like ‘second class citizens’ in Islam?” This is a question I have been asked many times. Well, Harris Zafar, the national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and author of “Demystifying Islam: Tackling the Tough Questions,” … Continued

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Jane Goodall talks about the beautiful new ‘soap opera’ Monkey Kingdom

Would you ever pass up a movie described as “Downton Abbey meets Game of Thrones”? Of course not! Larry Flick sat down with Jane Goodall and Dr. M. Sanjayan to talk about Monkey Kingdom (narrated by Tina Fey!), the new documentary that follows … Continued

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Jane Goodall talks about the beautiful new ‘soap opera’ Monkey Kingdom

Would you ever pass up a movie described as “Downton Abbey meets Game of Thrones”? Of course not! Larry Flick sat down with Jane Goodall and Dr. M. Sanjayan to talk about Monkey Kingdom (narrated by Tina Fey!), the new documentary that follows … Continued

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Tune in for Cuba Week on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Spend all week talking about Cuba with special guests on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) every day at 9 am ET (replays at 10 pm ET). Monday 4/20 Ada Ferrer, professor of History, Latin American and … Continued

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Tune in for Cuba Week on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Spend all week talking about Cuba with special guests on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) every day at 9 am ET (replays at 10 pm ET). Monday 4/20 Ada Ferrer, professor of History, Latin American and … Continued

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Lynda Carter a.k.a Wonder Woman: ‘We thought we had to act like men’

Smart women have to deal with the added burden of not coming off too smart, according to former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, and when you add beauty to those brains, she says, talking to Jenny McCarthy, a woman really has … Continued

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Lynda Carter a.k.a Wonder Woman: ‘We thought we had to act like men’

Smart women have to deal with the added burden of not coming off too smart, according to former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, and when you add beauty to those brains, she says, talking to Jenny McCarthy, a woman really has … Continued

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TIME’s 100 Most Influential People: Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Laverne Cox , Amy Schumer + more

TIME Magazine released its annual 100 Most Influential People list today and some of our favorites made the cut. As it should be, the list is chock full of political leaders, human rights advocates and innovators in business, including President … Continued

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TIME’s 100 Most Influential People: Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Laverne Cox , Amy Schumer + more

TIME Magazine released its annual 100 Most Influential People list today and some of our favorites made the cut. As it should be, the list is chock full of political leaders, human rights advocates and innovators in business, including President … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi wages a comedy jihad!

Watch out America: The Daily Show’s senior Muslim correspondent is launching a jihad! But this is one jihad that I, and I bet most people would support. Mandvi is using comedy to counter anti-Muslim bigotry. Mandvi came on my show … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi wages a comedy jihad!

Watch out America: The Daily Show’s senior Muslim correspondent is launching a jihad! But this is one jihad that I, and I bet most people would support. Mandvi is using comedy to counter anti-Muslim bigotry. Mandvi came on my show … Continued

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Barney Frank assumed he’d have a celibate life

Things have certainly changed for Barney Frank since his childhood of the 1940s and ’50s. The former congressman talked about his personal and political life (and his new memoir, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage) on The … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Jesus and Moses are part of Islam?!

What do you mean Jesus is part of Islam?! Are you actually saying that Moses and Abraham are also part of Islam?! Noooooo way!! Well, those are the typical responses I get from people when they hear that Jesus, Moses, … Continued

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Rosie O’Donnell & Michelangelo Signorile talk ‘religious freedom’ laws, Lena Dunham + more

SiriusXM’s Michelangelo Signorile took a turn in the interviewee seat this week as Rosie O’Donnell hosted an intimate Q&A session focused on the current status of gay rights in America and Signorile’s new book, It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating … Continued

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Rosie O’Donnell & Michelangelo Signorile talk ‘religious freedom’ laws, Lena Dunham + more

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