WUFT’s Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, speaks with humorist, author, and stand-up comedian, Paula Poundstone. At the time of the recording, the conversation was partly about her scheduled appearance at the Phillips Center in Gainesville, NOW RESCHEDULED for Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Details at PerformingArts.ufl.edu. Updates on other schedules affected by COVID-19 can be found here: https://performingarts.ufl.edu/uf-performing-arts-coronavirus-updates/.
They also spoke about her first appearance in Gainesville for Gator Growl (“a thousand years ago”), that time Tom Hanks hosted Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, and his long-awaited appearance on her own podcast, Nobody Listens To Paula Poundstone (co-hosted by fellow Wait Wait panelist, Adam Felber). The Nobody Listens To Paula Poundstone comedy podcast can be found wherever podcasts hangout including Facebook.com/NobodyListenstoPaulaPoundstone.
Paula’s second book, 2017’s The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness, was semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor.
Keep track of Paula at PaulaPoundstone.com.