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Comedian Speaks of Things She ‘Didn’t Mean to Say’

What does stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone have in common with Joan of Arc and Abraham Lincoln? We'll ask her. We speak with Poundstone about her performance at SDSU, her new book, "There's Nothin

Comedian Speaks of Things She ‘Didn’t Mean to Say’

Tom Fudge:  Paula Poundstone is a comic who's well known to many public radio listeners.  She's a regular guest on the Saturday news quiz Wait, Wait…Don't Tell Me!  She's also done the circuit that many L.A. based comedians do, appearing on the Tonight Show and the like.


Paula Poundstone has also written a book about her life called, " There's Nothing in this book that I Meant to Say ." She'll be performing at 8 p.m. on Thursday night at SDSU's Montezuma Hall.


  • Paula Poundstone, a stand-up comic who can be heard regularly on NPR's Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!

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  Funky Runthrough, Part 1 by The Poets of Rhythm, from the album Practice What You Preach (2006)