Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone
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Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone is a comedy field guide to life, or at least a set of IKEA assembly instructions. Where else can you find advice on topics from "How To Keep a Friend" to "How To Translate Your Verizon Bill?" Or even "What do I do if I encounter a Bear" and "Should I Get a Penis Piercing?" Paula and her co-host Adam Felber bring on leading expert guests and use their unique comedic sensibility to help us navigate life in the 21st century. Along the way, Paula attempts to explains existence through her kaleidoscopic perspective, and Adam tries to interject some rationality. Paula Poundstone is a nationally known comedian, legendary for her smart spontaneous humor. She and Adam are regular panelists on NPR's #1 show, Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 22: Careers Cornered||In our All Career Corner Special, we investigate two possible vocations for Paula: News anchor and high-rise window washer. Frank Buckley of the KTLA Morning News gives us the lowdown on TV journalism, and HSG’s Hector Garcia gives us the highup on cl||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 21: How to Get Great Art and Good Tables||On a surprisingly cultured episode, Paula and Adam explore high art and haute cuisine. Luke McKinley, Maitre d’ at the amazing Providence restaurant reveals the secrets of getting the right table and figuring out the menu. And if he were a wine, we do||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 20: The Boss Man Cometh||Paula and Adam try to look busy when Maximum Fun’s CEO Jesse Thorn comes over for dinner. And by “dinner” we mean “Doritos and “Double Stuf Oreos.” Jesse helps us understand what makes a successful podcast, and then we demonstrate how much w||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 19: A Very Poundstone Thanksgiving||What are Paula and Adam thankful for? You, dear listeners. You. Which is why we spend some time reading your letters and playing your fantastic submissions to our Theme Song Contest. And then we treat you to a review of a heartwarming Thanksgiving class||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 18: Heavy Data and Heavy Metals||We take a hard look at the numbers - and how to make them prettier. Los Angeles Times data journalist Jon Schleuss tells us how to analyze elections - and our listeners. Then - if Paula quits comedy... how would she fare as a welder? On our Kareer Korne||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 17: Vote With Your Feet||On our Election Special, we explore who’s running - both for office and on the streets. First, we talk to Coach C.J. Foster to determine if Paula has what it takes to run a marathon. And then we run to the polls with USC’s Professor of Public Policy||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 16: Paula's Halloween Spooktacular||We go all-out on our Halloween special! First, Paula shares her own scaaaary Halloween experiences (getting ripped off by her siblings), and then we explore our listeners' traditions.We summon pumpkin patch proprietor Lilly Cabrera to talk about the cut||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 15: Behave! Correcting People and Teeth||Improve your manners... and your bite. Etiquette expert Elaine Swann gives us tips on tipping and other confusing human behaviors. Dr. Clarice Law prepares us for Cavity Season (AKA “Halloween”). Also, we welcome our first Skype guest: from Hungary||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 14: Real Estate - Wanted, Dead or Alive||The living and the dead can agree on one thing: Real estate is important. First, Dr. David Sloane, author of “Is the Cemetery Dead,” walks us through the latest trends in, um, after-aftercare. Then it’s time for Career Corner, in which luxury real||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone: Battling Shyness. And Monsters.||Paula and Adam take a week off - but not before preparing this Very Special Episode! First - your questions, asked and answered. We read some of the many dilemmas that have been on our listeners’ minds, and Paula does her level best to help out. Then,||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone - Rock, and Rolling||Ever wonder why the simple act of singing with someone feels good? Well, Science knows, and Science explains - in the form of our guest, USC research psychologist Assal Habibi. Then we hit the road with driving instructor Josh Mendoza to find out if any||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Chips and Chips||We explore chips: casino AND nacho cheese. First, one of the leaders of the notorious MIT card counting team, Mike Aponte handicaps Paula’s future as a high stakes gambler. And USC nutrition scientist Alyson Roux helps us figure out how Paula’s diet||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 10: The Lying Game||We get a return visit from Dr. Jonathan Bowman, who instructs us how to tell if someone is lying to us. But we’re not sure we can trust him. Then, Paual reveals her deep fear of being the first person on the scene of an accident, and Giovanni Garbutt||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone: Neatness (and Body) Counts||We explore two of the most efficient ways to get organized: Decluttering... and murder! First, Clutter Healing’s Lili Pettit teaches us how to live better by cleaning up our personal environment. And then we watch a space monster declutter the Central||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone: The Birdhouse and the Bees||The Birdhouse and the Bees. Got bees? Paula does. Steve Downs, AKA "Beecasso," tells Paula what's happening with the beehive that's in her birdhouse. Veteran Lyft Driver Virginia Jones lets us know what it's like inside the gig economy, and how you too||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp7 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone - The Pipes!||A genuine 3rd grade teacher tells us how to get the most out a parent/teacher conference, and we learn why those conferences sometimes make you cry more than getting your g******s pierced. No, really: EdDHerrera of Prix Body Piercing walks us through th||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6: In the House - Music and Mold||Paula explores two things that may raise the roof. First, USC music professor Dr. Ron McCurdyadvises us how to sound knowledgeable when talking about rap. Then, water damage expert Angela Valdez examines the dark spots on the kitchen ceiling to tell||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone - Infested!||Episode 5: Infested! Paula investigates two household pests that have been plaguing her: Houseflies and late-night TV ads. First, applied social psychologist Dr. Gina Pingatore helps unravel how advertisers make us buy things we don’t want, and why||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone - The Survivalist!||Here's the plan - First, we talk to wilderness survival instructor Thomas Coyne, who will tell Paula what to do the NEXT time she encounters a bear in the woods. Then, estate planner and elder law attorney Sarah Polinsky teaches us how to prepare for||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone||On this week’s show, Paula and Adam get you acquainted with our beautiful North Hollywood studio locale. We talk to audiologist Dr. Michele Sherman about vital issues like whether earbuds are safe and why wax belongs in our ears and Q-tips don’t - a||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2 - Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone||Episode 2... in which we launch the search for a suitable Theme Song, and Paula finds the silver lining in the eternal struggle against sports bras. Intimacy expert Jonathan Bowman teaches us how to maintain friendships. And honest auto mechanic Darr||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 1 Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone||On our inaugural episode, ping-pong enthusiast Paula Poundstone talks to sports psychologist Mario Soto about “the yips” and how to cure them. Grammarian Melissa Brandzel helps us talk good and also, punctuate good. And Paula and Adam watch Mission||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitComing Soon: Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone||Subscribe now for the new podcast from Paula Poundstone and Adam Felber! Brought to you by MaximumFun.org.||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Paula Poundstone is indisputably a national treasure
She gives me the joy I so desperately need nowadays.
What we needed
This is the show that Paula Poundstone was meant to do. It is PERFECT.
LOVED LOVED LOVED
As good as I hoped. Very funny, and I learned something!