351 episodes

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.  

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    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

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.  

    Ep 307 - Decoding Your Pets with Eleanor Spicer-Rice

    Ep 307 - Decoding Your Pets with Eleanor Spicer-Rice

    What’s your dog trying to tell you? Besides “feed me!” What’s your cat trying to say, besides “I outrank you?”. Dr. Eleanor Spicer-Rice is back to translate petspeak! And then - What’s black and white and largely nonsensical? Answer: The transcript of a new round of The Poundstone Riddle Invitational!

    GUEST
    Dr. Eleanor Spicer-Rice
    @espicerrice on instagram
    Your Pets Secret Lives: The Truth Behind Your Pets' Wildest Behaviors

    HOUSE BAND
    Earl Levine
    bandlab.com 

    SPONSORS
    ASPCA Pet Insurance
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Ep 306 - Fighting the AI Takeover with Kelly Carlin

    Ep 306 - Fighting the AI Takeover with Kelly Carlin

    Virtual people are starting to pop up everywhere, but this year the pushback was led by George Carlin’s daughter Kelly, who had her “dad’s”new comedy special” removed from circulation. And now she’s here to tell us about it. Plus - brace yourself for a fresh-baked batch of your feedback from our Mailbag!
     
    GUEST
    Kelly Carlin
    thekellycarlinsite.com

    HOUSE BAND
    Andra Bohnet
    www.andrabohnet.com
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    Ep 305 - Learning About Learning with David Steiner

    Ep 305 - Learning About Learning with David Steiner

    Ep 305 - Learning About Learning with David Steiner
    It’s been 2 decades since President George W Bush had the courage to ask the question, “Is our children learning?” So now, all the years later, we must have the courage to ask the followup: Well, has they? Is our children learned? We’ve got the Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy David Steiner here to help us understand why they is or has not. And speaking of learning, it’s time to explore Lithuania, on Toni and Bonnie’s Oral Report.

    GUEST
    David Steiner, PhD
    Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy education.jhu.edu/directory/david-steiner-phd/
    HOUSE BAND
    Maria Caswell - Baroque Violin
    SPONSORS
    ASPCA Pet Insurance
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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Ep 304 - The Wealth Gap with Matthew Desmond

    Ep 304 - The Wealth Gap with Matthew Desmond

    It turns out the wealth gap in this country isn’t just between us and Joe Rogan. It’s everywhere, and we’ve got author Matthew Desmond here to discuss the dynamics between the haves, the have-nots, and the have-a-podcasts. And then, get set for a crafty Mother’s Day - it’s a very special Toni’s Craft Corner!

    GUEST
    Matthew Desmond
    matthewdesmondbooks.com
    matthewdesmond.scholar.princeton.edu

    HOUSE BAND
    Logan Moss

    SPONSORS
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    • 2 hrs 1 min
    Ep. 303 - We Get Unreal with Jonathan Taplin

    Ep. 303 - We Get Unreal with Jonathan Taplin

    Author Jonathan Taplin is here to talk about his book, “The End of Reality” and the four billionaires who are trying to bring on that end. And speaking of ends, we’re on the receiving end of your thoughts, and they go straight to our head. It’s “Mailbag! Concussion Edition.”

    GUEST
    Jonathan Taplin
    jontaplin.com

    HOUSE BAND
    Casey Bozell
    @keepclassicalweird

    SPONSORS
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    • 1 hr 49 min
    Ep 302 - Disinformation with Barbara McQuade!

    Ep 302 - Disinformation with Barbara McQuade!

    We’ve got former US attorney and author of “Attack from Within,” Barb McQuade here to give us all the info on disinfo! And once you’ve gotten the word, how about 10 more? It’s Password: Part Deux!

    GUEST
    Barbara McQuade
    barbaramcquade.com

    HOUSE BAND
    Lisa Ford Hirayama
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    • 2 hrs 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

sandytho ,

Yay you’re back!!!!

I listen to every episode to my a k e sure Adam Felber is in each show. This madcap amazing and perfectly loony podcast. It is the funniest and best comedy podcast bar none, right, Mrs. coalpepper?

Squiddingtim ,

Perfection

Paula Poundstone is a genius and seasoned comedian who is hilarious beyond compare by virtue of years of experience and a lot of natural talent; one of the funniest humans alive. Her long time friend and manager Bonnie Burns who is hilarious beyond compare is also one of the funniest humans alive by virtue of the fact that she is Bonnie Burns. Toni is a master of crafts, and Adam is on EVERY SHOW! This show is truly a comedic masterpiece containing everything you could possibly want in a podcast save maybe Thomas Coyne.

joe0825 ,

Perfect

Like being with old friends! Sooooo funny and so intelligent! So glad I found this.

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