354 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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    • 4.7 • 3.7K 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. 310 - Fritz Coleman visits our Career Corner

    Ep. 310 - Fritz Coleman visits our Career Corner

    Could Paula parlay her comedy experience into an exciting career as a TV weather forecaster? Fritz Coleman did it, and he’s here to shower us with knowledge! And then - let’s get YOUR ducks in a row as well: It’s time for “Life Hacks with Captain Crinkle!”

    GUEST
    Fritz Coleman
    fritzcolemancomedy.com
    realfritzcoleman on facebook
    @realfritzcoleman on instagram
    @thefritzcoleman on x
    @fritzcolemancomedy on tiktok 

    HOUSE BAND
    JAB
    heardmusic.com

    SPONSORS
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    • 1 hr 37 min
    Ep. 309 - Respecting the Process(ed Food) with Dr. Ashley Gearhardt

    Ep. 309 - Respecting the Process(ed Food) with Dr. Ashley Gearhardt

    Our food is delicious, plentiful… and addictive and possibly killing us! We’ve got Dr. Ashley Gearhardt here to walk us through the process of ultra-processed food. And then get ready to exercise your moral authority - it’s the return of the Paula Poundstone Ethicspalooza!

    GUEST
    Dr. Ashley Gearhardt
    @um_psychology

    HOUSE BAND
    Chris Ketcham Campbell
    @chrisketcham

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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Ep. 308 - Family Game Night

    Ep. 308 - Family Game Night

    No three words in the English invoke such a sense of anticipation and dread as “Family Game Night.” And we’ve got one a-cookin’, with a round of “Password” and then a new edition of “Land Ho! with Toni Anita Hull.”

    HOUSE BAND
    Lynnea Eckhoff 
    @lynneaeckhoff

    SPONSORS
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    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
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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
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    • 1 hr 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

Goddesspose ,

Paula and Adam are a perfect pair for the radio.

The entire crew are the best entertainment team. I laugh constantly and think my sense of humor is a match. As I listen to you all I can picture you in my mind’s eye. Thank you for making Tuesdays a special day.

Ben from Durham ,

Perfection

I can’t remember the last time I’ve laughed this hard.

Green Janine ,

Of the way conversations

Paula and friends laugh and enjoy conversations on odd topics. It feel like having some goofy friends over to shoot the bull. I enjoy their attempts to edify with intelligent guests and irreverent discussion of literature. Even if you didn’t read that classic novel for high school English class you may become curious enough to do so from hearing the silly “Bookie Book” book discussions.

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