The Last Laugh

This hour, we’ll talk about if it will ever not be “too soon” to crack a joke about the Holocaust with Ferne Pearlstein. She explores one of comedy’s most taboo topics with Mel Brooks, Louis C.K., Chris Rock and other comedians in her documentary “The Last Laugh,” which screens Thursday as part of Videofest.

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The Power Of Pride

This hour, we’ll explore how pride can push us to great achievements – and make us do terrible things in the process – with University of British Columbia psychology professor Jessica Tracy.

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When Strangers Meet

This hour, we’ll talk about what could actually happen if we just said “hello” to that person behind us in the checkout line with Kio Stark. She writes about the idea in “When Strangers Meet: How People You Don’t Know Can Transform You.”

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The Cultural Equity Of Dallas

This hour, we’ll talk about leveling the artistic playing field with Jennifer Scripps, the director of the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs; David Lozano, executive artistic director of Cara Mia Theatre; and Clyde Valentin, director of Ignite/Arts Dallas.

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The Wolf Boys

This hour, we’ll talk about how a Mexican drug cartel turned a boy into a feared assassin – and about what such transformations say about the perilous prospect of growing up on the border – with Dan Slater.

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