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Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone

Lipstick Nancy, Inc. & Glassbox Media

Comedy

4.83.7K Ratings

Overview

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.

345 Episodes

Ep 300 - Could Paula Be A Sous Chef?

It’s the return of our Career Corner, wherein Paula explores her exciting possible future job with sous chef Mary Cranberry! And then get ready to vent about that commercial you loathe - or at least the ones that WE loathe - it’s our very first Bad Ad Confab! GUEST Mary Cranberry Howley www.smuggs.com www.hearthandcandle.com @hearthandcandle @onlycannoli HOUSE BAND Steve Solomon PianoBySteven.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 April 2024

Ep 299 - Blessed Are The Cheesemakers

We separate the curds from the whey, Miss Muffet-style, with Galen Jones, the proprietor of Crowley Cheese, the oldest cheese factory in the US! And then - stay parked right there on that tuffet as our listeners hit us with a brand new round of Show Descriptions! GUESTS Galen Jones crowleycheese.com HOUSE BAND Eric Wolff fusetheatrect.org SPONSORS Get 15% off OneSkin with the code [PAULA] at https://www.oneskin.co/ #oneskinpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 2 April 2024

Ep 298 - Land of the (Very) Bad

Ep 298 - Land of the (Very) Bad Should you hit the theaters to see “Land of the Bad?” Not before you hit this special movie review podcast and hear Paula and Adam’s review of the 1967 classic (?) “Valley of the Dolls!” And once you’re hooked on dolls, we’ll guide you safely to shore - it’s “Land Ho! With Toni Anita Hull.” HOUSE BAND Raymond Horton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 March 2024

Ep 297 - It’s All Fun and Games…

On an (intentionally!) guest-free episode, Paula and Adam lead their mighty teams (comprised of Toni and Bonnie, respectively) in a cutthroat round of “Password.” And then, you pass the words (of wisdom) to us - it’s “Quote Party: Audience Edition!” HOUSE BAND Tim Crump https://m.soundcloud.com/tim-c-832653476 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 March 2024

Ep 296 - Shark Week! with Dr. Nick Whitney

What’s friendly, cuddly, and surprisingly like us? Just about anything, compared to sharks. And we’ve got an expert here to help us understand everyone’s favorite ancient predator (no, not our former president!). And then it’s time for another deep dive… into our Mailbag! GUESTS Dr. Nick Whitney neaq.org drnickwhitney.com HOUSE BAND Pamela Stohrer SPONSORS Get 55% off your Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/NOBODY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 12 March 2024

Ep 295 - Finding the Votes

We know we can win this coming election— we just need to find a few extra votes. Like… two or three million of them. Luckily, we’ve got Field Team 6 with us tonight to do just that! And then, prepare your primate brains for primary education - it’s “Bonnie and Toni’s Oral Report: Jane Goodall!” GUESTS Jason Berlin and Dale Roy Robinson of Field Team 6 fieldteam6.org HOUSE BAND Justin Berkobien Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 5 March 2024

Ep 294 - Jon Lovett Rings Our Bell!

We’ve got Jon Lovett from “Lovett or Leave It” at our door, and he won’t leave it until he teaches Paula how to go door-to-door as a political activist. And then we set ourselves down on the front stoop to pluck the mini-banjos we just made - it’s the return of “Toni’s Craft Corner!” GUEST Jon Lovett lovett-or-leave-it votesaveamerica.com HOUSE BAND Dave Santino SPONSOR Get 50% off a ONE-TIME PAYMENT FOR A LIFETIME Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/NOBODY. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 February 2024

Ep 293 - The Surgeon General’s Challenge!

Dr. Vivek Murthy advised us to check out his “5 for 5 Challenge” to improve our connection to other humans. Today… we launch upon it! Plus, we tackle the big questions in “Paula Poundstone’s Ethicspalooza!” HOUSE BAND Kristen LeJeune kristenviolin.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 February 2024

Ep 292 - The Road to Wellness with Rina Raphael

Ep 292 - The Road to Wellness with Rina Raphael We’re feeling well, thanks. What we’re not feeling, though, is wellness, and journalist Rina Raphael joins us to help separate the fads from the scams from the cults. And then, feeling healthy yet? Well, prepare to help your plants do the same - it’s another “Garden Time with Captain Crinkle!” GUEST Rina Raphael rinaraphael.com The Gospel of Wellness: Gyms, Gurus, Goop, and the False Promise of Self-Care Substack - Well To Do HOUSE BAND Kevin Kelso kelsotunes.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 February 2024

Ep 291 - Love Gone Bad

With yet another guest leaving us at the altar, Paula and the crew recount their own sordid tales of romantic failure - it’s “Love Gone Bad.” And just in case WE were the problem all along, YOU have ideas on how we can be better, in “Mailbag! Fixer-Upper Edition.” GUEST … HOUSE BAND Emily Verschoor-Kirss emilyannevk.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 February 2024

Ep 290 - Constructing Crosswords with Andrea Carla Michaels

What’s an eight letter word for “Poundstone podcast fans?” We find out with legendary New York Times puzzle constructor Andrea Michaels! And then we discover all the peaceful applications for high explosive, as we receive Bonnie and Toni’s Oral Report on Alfred Nobel! GUEST Andrea Carla Michaels andrea-carlamichaels.squarespace.com HOUSE BAND Aaron Baker vgstorm.com SPONSORS Get 55% off your Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/NOBODY. Head to factormeals.com/paula50 and use code paula50 to get 50% off. Helix is offering 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners! Go to Helix Sleep.com/Paula and use code HELIXPARTNER20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 30 January 2024

Ep 289 - the Return of Social (Media) Anxiety!

Last month Toni and Bonnie filled in for our missing guest, expert Sunny Hunt, and explained social media to Paula, and what could be better than that? How about actually having Sunny Hunt on the show? Yes! That would be better. And then - tales of our former athletic triumphs. It’s “We Got Game…?” GUEST Sunny Hunt convinceandconvert.com SocialPros Podcast HOUSE BAND Eric Wolff fusetheatrect.org Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 23 January 2024

Ep 288 - Heather Cox Richardson Explains It All For You!

Sure the events of the past few years are unprecedented. Except for all the precedents. Historian and world’s greatest contextualizer Heather Cox Richardson is here to put today’s events in perspective! Plus, improve your world in the New Year with a new round of Life Hacks With Captain Crinkle… and YOU! GUEST Heather Cox Richardson Letters from an American Instagram: @heathercoxrichardson Twitter: @HC_Richardson facebook.com/heathercoxrichardson HOUSE BAND Ben Harris www.soundcloud.com/ben-harris-music Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 16 January 2024

Ep 287 - Career Corner with Talent Manager Bonnie Burns

If comedy doesn’t work out, does Paula have what it takes to make it as a talent manager? Does Bonnie have what it takes to help Paula answer that question? Find out on Career Corner! Plus, what do YOU need from us in 2024? It’s Mailbag! New Years Edition. GUEST Bonnie Burns Burns & Burns | a personal management company HOUSE BAND Jean Mann jeanmann.net Sponsors Go to PrizePicks.com/nobody and use code nobody for a first deposit match up to $100! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 January 2024

Ep 286 - Aquaman and The Poseidon Adventure!

Should you shell out your hard-earned clams for “Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom?” The only sure way to keep your powder dry is to decide based on our review of 1972’s blockbuster “The Poseidon Adventure.” Why? It’s not clear. But trust us as we conclude our Holiday Movie Spectacular! HOUSE BAND Ashley Walchli twitter.com/squonkywalchli Sponsors Go to PrizePicks.com/nobody and use code nobody for a first deposit match up to $100! Helix is offering 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners! Go to Helix Sleep.com/Paula. Get someone who gets you. Try eharmony and get started today for free! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 2 January 2024

Ep 285 - Pouncing on “Cats”

Should you go see the new feature “The Iron Claw?” The only way to tell is to hear our review of the mammoth 2019 flop, “Cats.” Yes, our Holiday Movie Review Season has returned! HOUSE BAND Tim Sway NewPerspectivesMusic.com youtube.com/TimSway Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 December 2023

Ep 284 - Alone Together with Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy!

We’ve got our actual Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, here to discuss a vastly under-discussed health hazard: Loneliness! And then it’s time to take back what is rightfully ours… it’s Mailbag! Vengeance Edition. GUEST Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA U.S. Surgeon General, Department of Health and Human Services For all of Dr. Murthy’s priority issue areas, please visit https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/priorities/index.html For information on the 5-for-5 challenge, please visit https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/priorities/connection/challenge/index.html Dr. Murthy also hosts his own podcast called House Calls with Dr. Vivek Murthy, you can find it here and anywhere you listen to podcasts at https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/priorities/house-calls/index.html HOUSE BAND Tim Crump https://m.soundcloud.com/tim-c-832653476 Sponsors Head to factormeals.com/paula50 and use code paula50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 December 2023

Ep 283 - Going Viral with Kyle Harper

Last week we talked about going viral, but this week… what about actual viruses? Can we beat infectious diseases, or are they destined to beat us? Professor Kyle Harper is here to inoculate us with the needle of knowledge! Plus, more Auntie Stories! GUEST Kyle Harper kyleharper.net HOUSE BAND Ron Bellamy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 12 December 2023

Ep 282 - Social (Media) Anxiety

Okay, the plan is to discuss the next three chapters in our Book Club, then talk to an expert about improving our social media stuff, and then do the Poundstone Riddle Invitational. That’s the plan, anyway. What could possibly go wrong? GUEST Sunny Hunt convinceandconvert.com HOUSE BAND Kevin Kelso Sponsors Helix is offering 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners! Go to Helix Sleep.com/Paula. To get 15% off your next gift, go to UNCOMMONGOODS.com/PAULA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 5 December 2023

Ep 281 - Fiona Hill Returns!

What’s up with our buddy Vladdy P, the guy who runs Russia, Russia, Russia these days? Returning champion Fiona Hill is here to explain it all! Plus, remember how we didn’t know anything about Suriname? Prepare to be enlightened by “Bonnie and Toni’s Oral Report!” GUEST Fiona Hill brookings.edu/people/fiona-hill HOUSE BAND Casey Bozell caseybozell.com Sponsors To get 15% off your next gift, go to UNCOMMONGOODS.com/PAULA Go to PrizePicks.com/nobody and use code nobody for a first deposit match up to $100! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 28 November 2023

Ep 280 - Auditing the Collection Plate with Cathleen Falsani

They take in millions, don’t pay taxes, and they answer to no one about their finances. No, not the Trumps - we’re talking about the entirely legal business of running a church. Cathleen Falsani helps us account for the unaccountable. And then - well, why don’t we let YOU describe what comes next? Yes, with a fresh round of your finest show descriptions! GUEST Cathleen Falsani falsani.com facebook.com/cathleenfalsani @godgrrl on instagram and twitter HOUSE BAND Joshua Raoul Brody Sponsors To get 15% off your next gift, go to UNCOMMONGOODS.com/PAULA Take eharmony’s Compatibility Quiz today and Get Someone Who Gets You Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 November 2023

Ep 279 -The Critter in Winter with Dr. Elenor Spicer Rice

Summer is long gone, and so are all the bugs and other creatures we’ve been sharing our yards with. But… where did they go? Not everybody can migrate, especially with today’s airfares. Superguest Dr Eleanor Spicer Rice returns to let us know who’s wintering where. And then - get ready to illuminate your holiday season, because we’re making paper lanterns on a brand new Toni’s Craft Corner! GUEST Dr. Eleanor Spicer-Rice verdantword.com HOUSE BAND JP Stohrer Sponsors Head to factormeals.com/paula50 and use code paula50 to get 50% off. To get 15% off your next gift, go to UNCOMMONGOODS.com/PAULA Go to HelixSleep.com/PAULA and use code HELIXPARTNER25 for 25% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners in honor of Black Friday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 14 November 2023

Ep 278 - Pleasing the Court with Dahlia Lithwick

How supreme is our wobbly Supreme Court these days? The amazing Dahlia Lithwick joins us to explore the scandals and history that has taken the shine off those once-regal black robes. Plus, it’s time to run for the border - ALL the borders - with the return of “Land Ho! with Toni Anita Hull.” GUEST Dahlia Lithwick dahlialithwick.com HOUSE BAND Ashley Walchli twitter.com/squonkywalchli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 7 November 2023

Listen Now: ‘Tis The Grinch Holiday Talk Show

Cuddly as a cactus and charming as an eel, he’s your new favorite snarky talk show host. Join The Grinch (and his faithful dog Max) each week as he rants against Christmas cheer and roasts celebrity guests like chestnuts on an open fire. Starring Saturday Night Live’s James Austin Johnson as the notorious curmudgeon and broadcasting straight from Who-Ville, will The Grinch send these famous folks back down Mt. Crumpit, or will they soften his stance against Christmas and grow his heart three sizes? Grab your hot cocoa and cozy slippers and listen along to find out! Listen to ‘Tis The Grinch Holiday Talk Show: http:Wondery.fm/Grinch_NL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 November 2023

Ep 277 - Hey hey, it’s Micky Dolenz!

People say we’re monkeying around. Because usually we are. And the only thing that makes this show different, is actual Monkee Micky Dolenz! Oh, and also “Mailbag! Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stickle Edition.” GUEST Micky Dolenz mickydolenz.com HOUSE BAND Nate Bickford Sponsors Take eharmony’s Compatibility Quiz today and Get Someone Who Gets You Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 31 October 2023

Ep 276 - Blinded by Scientology with Andrew Gold

Scientology. Is it a science? A religion? A cult? A non-dairy dessert topping? Probably not that last one, but we’ve got Andrew Gold here to break it down before it breaks us down. And then, a big welcome to our new listeners from… (checks map) …Mongolia! It’s Bonnie and Toni’s Oral Report. GUEST Andrew Gold www.andrewgoldpodcast.com Andrew's Reel PREORDER his book: Take It to the Grave: Adventures with secrets, cults and influencers... Out in April 2024 HOUSE BAND Jay Clanin roadrunnerproductions.net Sponsors Visit carawayhome.com/PAULA or use code PAULA at checkout for 10% off your next purchase. Go to PrizePicks.com/nobody and use code nobody for a first deposit match up to $100! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 24 October 2023

Ep 275 - Ponzi Scheming with Steve Weisman

In our continuing quest to learn more about scams so that we can either a) help you protect yourselves, or b) get you in on the ground floor of an Amazing Investment Opportunity, we’ve got actual white collar crime Professor Steve Weisman here to discuss all things Ponzi! Plus, we’re being tasty facts, and so are you listeners - it’s the return of Potluck Info Party! GUEST Steve Weisman scamicide.com HOUSE BAND Lindsay Everly lindsayeverly.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 October 2023

Ep 274 - The (Spooky) Return of Paula Poundstone

Paula is back! And so is Halloween. And to celebrate both, we have Brandon Schexnayder from the Southern Gothic podcast to terrify us with some real-life ghost stories! And then, get ready to (probably not) learn (anything) about plants with another installment of “Garden Time with Captain Crinkle.” GUEST Brandon Schexnayder https://www.southerngothicmedia.com/ HOUSE BAND Josh Honrud and the Vera Vocal Band [email protected] barbershop.org Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 October 2023

Ep 273 - The Fall of Rome (and Paula!) with Michael Kulikowski!

Bonnie and Toni’s Oral Report on Rome was great, of course, but just to be sure, we’ve brought on a genuine expert, author and Professor Michael Kulikowski… and we’re revisiting a seminal NLTPP moment - Bonnie’s iTunes Adventure! GUEST Michael Edward Kulikowski Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Classics Author HOUSE BAND Andra Bohnet Professor of Flute - University of South Alabama Mobile Symphony, Liminal Duo 2nd Breakfast Celtic Band www.andrabohnet.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 October 2023

Ep 272 - Bible Studies with Ian Mills

Ep 272 - Bible Studies with Ian Mills What’s the book on the Good Book? And is it any good? Bible historian Ian Mills joins us to dish on who dished what - and when - in the writing of Western civilization’s biggest bestseller. And then, when the cat’s away, the mice will… pay homage to the cat. It’s our crinkle-filled tribute to Bonnie Burns! GUEST Ian Mills, Ph.D https://hamilton.academia.edu/IanNMills NEW TESTAMENT REVIEW HOUSE BAND Ellis Montes @MontesCreations on TikTok www.tiktok.com/@montescreations @ellis.montes on Instagram instagram.com/ellis.montes/ @EllisMontes on YouTube youtube.com/ellismontes Go to PrizePicks.com/nobody and use code nobody for a first deposit match up to $100! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 September 2023

Ep 271 - Money Love with Shannah Game

We talk about the most complicated relationship in Paula’s life - her on-again, off-again affair with money. Shannah Game from the “Everybody’s Talkin’ Money” podcast is here for some couple’s counseling. And then - we know you’re talking behind our backs - and we’ve got proof. We read from your Facebook fan club as though it’s our own Mailbag! GUEST Shannah Game, CFP®, MBA Host of Everyone’s Talkin’ Money podcast Named a NY Times Top 4 Money podcast www.everyonestalkinmoney.com 10 Money Questions to ask Yourself instagram.com/shannahgame Get 50% off up to $20 and zero delivery fees on your first order when you download the DoorDash app and enter code PAULA. HOUSE BAND Chris Erickson Warp Whistles Music Spotify Apple Music Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 September 2023

Ep 270 - They’re All In On It! with Julian Walker

Does meditation make you vulnerable to QAnon? Are anti-vaxxers into yoga? We explore the link between spiritual thinking and conspiracy thinking with Conspirituality host Julian Walker. And then… put on your Geography hat (if you can remember where it is!) - its “Land Ho with Toni Anita Hull!” GUEST Julian Walker conspirituality.net HOUSE BAND Tim Sway newperspectivesmusic.com YouTube.com/timsway Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 12 September 2023

Ep 269 - TV is History! With Michael Kackman

Though this might be news to Paula, TV didn’t begin with Perry Mason and end with Saul Goodman. There’s more to it, and Dr. Michael Kackman is here to tell us all about it. And then, prepare to be deceived - it’s the return of “Two Truths and a Lie.” Or IS it!? GUEST Michael Kackman Television Historian and University of Notre Dame Professor @mkackman https://ftt.nd.edu/ HOUSE BAND Gabe Terracciano gabeterracciano.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 5 September 2023

Ep 268 - Talking (to) Depression with Dr. Sheila Dowd

Talking about depression is hard enough - how do you talk TO a depressed person? Dr. Sheila Dowd has some handy pointers. And then - when in Rome… talk about the fall of Rome. It’s Toni and Bonnie’s Oral Report! GUEST Dr. Sheila Dowd Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs & Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Executive Director TMS Center Senior Advisor, Center for Clinical Wellness RUSH HOUSE BAND Ashley Walchli twitter.com/squonkywalchli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 August 2023

Ep 267 - Covering the Bases with Ty Seidule

Who’s to say why and how a military base gets named? Well, author, professor and Brigadier General (ret.) Ty Seidule for one! He’s been helping us to stop honoring seditionists nationwide, and he’s here to tell us about it. Also: do you have a cell phone and a roll of toilet paper? Of course you do! Bring ‘em to Toni’s Craft Corner. GUEST Ty Seidule Robert E. Lee and Me tyseidule.com hamilton.edu HOUSE BAND Matt K Evans youtube.com/@mattevans3203/videos https://soundcloud.com/mattkevans/tracks [email protected] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 22 August 2023

Ep 266 - The Account of a Carbon Accountant

We all want companies to limit their carbon output, but how do you measure how they’re doing? Well, YOU don’t. You need a carbon accountant like Ian Lipton to tally up those pesky molecules, and he’s here to tell us all about it. And as long as we’re saving the Earth, let’s DO something with it. It’s “Garden Time with Captain Crinkle.” GUEST Ian Lipton President and CEO of The Carbon Accounting Company thecarbonaccountingcompany.com HOUSE BAND Jacob Miller Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 August 2023

Ep 265 - Killer Whales and Killer Theme Songs

What’s black and white and deadly all over? Yes, we’re exploring the mighty orca with the Research Director for the Center for Whale Research, Michael Weiss! And then - you Nobodies have offered us some theme song assistance, and - with all due respect to Captain Crinkle’s musical abilities - MAN, did you nail it! GUEST Michael Weiss whaleresearch.com HOUSE BAND Mark Towns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 August 2023

Ep 264 - Barbie and Barbarella!

It’s our Big Summer Movie Review episode! Should you shell out your hard-earned dough to see the massive megahit “Barbie?” Listen to Paula and Adam’s review of the 1968 microhit “Barbarella” to find out (for some reason!). HOUSE BAND Justin Berkobien Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 August 2023

Ep 263 - We Got a (Golden Gate) Bridge to Sell You!

The Golden Gate Bridge. How much do you know about one of this world’s most iconic landmarks? Well, you’re about to know a lot more, thanks to one of the bridge’s principle spokesperson, Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz! And then it’s time to get out your reading glasses for the return of our Department of Fine Print! GUEST Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz www.goldengate.org HOUSE BAND Colin Miller Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 25 July 2023

Ep 262 - Imposter Syndrome with Dr. Valerie Young

Dr. Valerie Young is the world’s leading expert on Imposter Syndrome… or so she SAYS! But whoever she is, she’s here to walk us through that crisis of confidence that strikes so many of us. And speaking of confidence, you guys seem pretty sure you know what we’re all about… it’s time for a new round of Show Descriptions! GUEST Dr. Valerie Young impostorsyndrome.com HOUSE BAND Tim Crump www.saccomedyspot.com/calendar Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 18 July 2023

Ep 261 - Casting Call with Joel Thurm

Legendary casting director Joel Thurm holds absolutely nothing back as he tells us tales from his days casting some of the biggest movies and TV shows of the 70s and 80s, including “Grease,” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” and “Taxi.” And then we do some high-level one-on-one market research for our podcast with a “lucky” listener - it’s our “Focus Group of One.” GUEST Joel Thurm Sex, Drugs & Pilot Season: Confessions of a Casting Director HOUSE BAND David Traugh SPONSORS NUTRAFOL: For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our US listeners ten dollars off your first scalp care order when you go to nutrafol.com/scalp and enter promo code PAULA. LOMI: Turn your food waste into dirt with the press of a button with Lomi. Use the code PAULA to save $50 at lomi.com/PAULA HELIX: Helix is offering 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners! Go to helixsleep.com/PAULA. This is their best offer yet and it won’t last long! With Helix, better sleep starts now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 11 July 2023

Ep 260 - Shoot-around with a WNBA Superfan

The WNBA’s season is underway, so what’s happening in the league right now? Nobody knows better than New York-based superfan Alan Barcoff, who dishes up some memorable insights. And, speaking of memorable insights, it’s the return of our “Quote Party”, now enhanced with YOUR favorite famous quotations! GUEST Alan Barcoff facebook.com/WnbaKingpin HOUSE BAND JP Stohrer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 4 July 2023

Ep 259 - This Old Brain with Art Markman

Why do some people’s brains age like fine wine, while others age like… guacamole? Returning champion Art Markman is here to give us the latest word on how to keep all your marbles. Plus, it’s the much-anticipated return of Life Hacks with Captain Crinkle! GUEST Professor Art Markman Podcast: two-guys-on-your-head HOUSE BAND Lindsey Goodman lindseygoodman.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 June 2023

Ep 258 - You Better WORK!

What’s funnier than child labor? Just about everything. But we’ve got Eastman Museum curator Jamie Allen here to talk about the photographer who blew the visual whistle on child labor, Lewis Hine. And then…you like to dive into the details of this here podcast, so we dive into our Mailbag! Nuts n’ Bolts Edition. GUEST Jamie Allen Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Curator and Interim Head Department of Photography George Eastman Museum eastman.org HOUSE BAND Jay Clanin https://roadrunnerproductions.net/ SPONSOR For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our US listeners ten dollars off your first scalp care order when you go to nutrafol.com/scalp and enter promo code PAULA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 June 2023

Ep 257 - Hail to the Chiefs with Chris Whipple

Our Commander in Chiefs need their own chiefs, and the chief authority on Chiefs of Staff is none other than our guest, Chris Whipple, author of “The Gatekeepers.” And then, how much do you know about Ty Cobb? “Which one,” you ask? Yes! It’s Bonnie and Toni’s Oral Report on BOTH Ty Cobbs! GUEST Chris Whipple Chriswhipple.net The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency The Fight of His Life Inside Joe Biden's White House HOUSE BAND Devon Lougheed @devonlougheed @devonlougheed www.devonlougheed.com Sponsored by: Lomi: Turn your food waste into dirt with the press of a button with Lomi. Use the code PAULA to save $50 at lomi.com/PAULA HELIX: Helix is offering 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners! Go to helixsleep.com/PAULA. This is their best offer yet and it won’t last long! With Helix, better sleep starts now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 June 2023

Ep 256: Keeping Journalism - and Journalists - Alive with Elisa Lees Muñoz

For journalists, it’s a jungle out there - both in the actual jungle and, increasingly, in Anytown USA. So we’ve got Elisa Lees Muñoz of the International Women’s Media Foundation here to tell us how to train journalists to serve (all of us) and protect (themselves!). And then it’s time to wrap your brains around a fresh new set of conundrums - it’s the return of the Poundstone Riddle Invitational! GUEST Elisa Lees Munoz https://www.iwmf.org HOUSE BAND Tim Sway newperspectivesmusic.com www.guineapigtanks.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 June 2023

Ep 255 - Michelangelo: The Naked Truth

Lately we’ve been partying like it’s 1499 - in that certain works of art are STILL too hot to handle. But was Michelangelo’s “David” always scandalous? And what was our favorite ninja turtle’s namesake really like? Professor and Michelangelo scholar William Wallace is here to enlighten us. Or, um, renaissance us. And then - you loved our chaotic maiden voyage, and now it’s time for the return of Paula’s Fact-Finding Fiesta! GUEST Professor William Wallace Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece HOUSE BAND David Keevil makesuwanna.com/home Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 30 May 2023

Ep 254 - Hitting the Debt Ceiling with Kathleen Day

As our nation strolls towards financial catastrophe with the debt ceiling negotiations, we ask Professor Kathleen Day the hard questions: What is the debt ceiling? And should we be negotiating it at all? And then: we’ve got a new website, and you’re using it not just to buy our incredible swag, but also to share your feelings. Which we will now share with everybody. It’s Mailbag! NobodyListensToPaulaPoundstone.com Edition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 23 May 2023

Ep 253 - Truth in Advertising with the FTC’s Serena Viswanathan

On this 100% guaranteed best-ever podcast, which can also cure scurvy, we talk to the Federal Trade Commission’s Serena Viswanathan to find out just how much advertisers are allowed to bend the truth. And then, the new segment that is 200% guaranteed to mend your lifestyle - it’s “Life Hacks with Captain Crinkle!” GUEST Serena Viswanathan Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Division of Advertising Practices HOUSE BAND Gregory Anderson pianogregor.com Sponsors BackBlaze: Receive a fully-featured 15-day no credit card required free trial at: backblaze.com/paula ... Go there, play with it, start protecting yourself from potential bad times! Lomi: Turn your food waste into dirt with the press of a button with Lomi. Use the code PAULA to save $50 at lomi.com/PAULA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 16 May 2023

Ep 252 - TV Violence with Dr. Cynthia Vinney

Violence on television. The big question of course, is: Is there enough of it? And also - what effect does it have on us and our kids? Should we make Paula stop watching “Breaking Bad?” Dr. Cynthia Vinney is here to lay down the law (non-violently). And then - it’s time to welcome a new member to NATO, and to our audience! It’s Toni and Bonnie’s Oral Report: Finland! GUEST Dr. Cynthia Vinney cynthiavinney.com HOUSE BAND David Bragger oldtimetikiparlour.com Sponsors HELIX: Helix is offering 20% off all mattress orders AND two free pillows for our listeners! Go to helixsleep.com/PAULA. This is their best offer yet and it won’t last long! With Helix, better sleep starts now. ATHENA CLUB: Go to athenaclub.com and use promo code PAULA today and you’ll get 25% off your first order! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 May 2023

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