This week, Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear the docket with special guest Paula Poundstone! You've heard Paula as a frequent guest on NPR’s weekly comedy news quiz, Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me. She also hosts the Maximum Fun podcast Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone with co-host Adam Felber. Paula P. joins us to promote her debut rap single: Not My Butterfinger. We talk candy bars, bathroom trash cans, etiquette for packing bags for airport flights, cell phone plans, and more!
Paula Poundstone talks to Chris about decluttering your home, playing board games and their favorite comedic actors. She also talks about her early days in comedy, volunteering at a retirement home and her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness!
Frequent "Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!" panelist and comedienne Paula Poundstone joins us to talk about her new podcast, her appearances on ‘Wait,Wait,’ and life on the road. Guest: Paula Poundstone is heralded as one of our country’s foremost comics. Her quick-thinking, unscripted approach to comedy makes for a perfect fit as a regular panelist on NPR’s #1 show, the screwball weekly news quiz show "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" where she holds the record for game losses. “The others cheat,” she says magnanimously. “You wouldn’t think NPR would put up with that.” Click here to visit Paula's website and learn about her upcoming appearances in Maine.