Ken Jennings Explores the Afterlife, Hittin’ Season for the Phils, Things to Do

Jeopardy! host and former champion Ken Jennings' new book is an offbeat and hilarious guide to the afterlife. He joins us to talk about '100 Places to See After You Die.'

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Photo by Faith Jennings

Photo by Faith Jennings

Calling all Jeopardy! enthusiasts. Champion and now host Ken Jennings joins us to talk about his offbeat new book, 100 Places to See After You Die. From Jewish heaven to Haitian voodoo, we’re digging into how people learn about the afterlife through religion, pop culture and more.

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Michael Lorenzen just threw the 14th no-hitter in the team’s history. In the same game, after seven seasons in the minors, Wes Wilson’s first career at-bat was a home run! John Stolnis, host of the popular WHYY Billy Penn podcast Hittin’ Season, joins us.

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