Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone

Lipstick Nancy, Inc. & Glassbox Media

Join Paula Poundstone, co-host Adam Felber and a long list of characters, real and imaginary, on Nobody Listens To Paula Poundstone, a podcast taking the fun of a late-night show, the wit of a public radio show, and the knowledge of a guest expert while setting the volume to the max. Acerbic yet infectiously funny, Nobody Listens To Paula Poundstone invites listeners into the audience of this absolutely ludicrous variety show, if they can follow along…or not. read less

Our Editor's Take

The Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone podcast offers a hilarious listening experience. Paula Poundstone, Adam Felber, and their guests discuss ridiculous, controversial, and heartwarming topics. This comedy podcast may give listeners answers to life's vital questions. The show helps one decide whether to pierce their genitals and how to understand phone bills.

Podcast host Paula is a longtime comedian and author. Her books include The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness. She questions what it means to be happy. Paula's comedy reflects her keen observations of life's absurdity and beauty. Her cohost, Adam, is an author. He specializes in political satire, comics, and television writing. Together, they laugh through the everyday challenges of living.

Podcast guests include Dr. Cynthia Vinney, Elisa Lees Muñoz, and Joel Thurm. Elisa discusses being executive director of the International Women's Media Foundation. She offers female journalists methods to protect themselves and still discover the truth. Joel talks about casting calls for classic films and TV shows like Grease and Taxi. In another episode, Dr. Valerie Young visits Paula and Adam. She analyzes imposter syndrome, a common issue for writers and performers. Valerie offers listeners advice for developing genuine confidence and resisting feelings of insecurity.

Topics on the podcast may surprise some listeners. It's not all show business. Discussions range from Michelangelo's scandalous sculptures to curating for the Eastman Museum. Curator Jamie Allen chats about the end of child labor in "You Better Work." In another episode, Eleanor Spicer Rice talks about microbes. She explains that these tiny forces control the ways people act and think. Listeners can try to beware, but there's no escaping microbial material. Documentary filmmaker and author Chris Whipple discusses spending time with presidents and politicians. Paula enquires about The Gatekeepers. The book details how chiefs of staff shape the public's perception of the president.

Through it all, Paula brings her wit to keep listeners giggling. New episodes of the Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone podcast appear weekly.

read less