Good One: A Podcast About Jokes

Good One: A Podcast About Jokes is a podcast about - well - jokes, and the people who tell them. Each week, a comedian will play one of their jokes and then break it down with Senior Editor Jesse David Fox.


episode 83: Paula Poundstone's Crowd Work

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox sits down with stand-up legend Paula Poundstone. Rising to prominence in the late 80s and early 90s, Paula became well known for her off-the-cuff conversational humor (not "crowd work", because she hates that term). She also details her humble beginnings in the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco, where she truly found her voice. She later breaks down one of her most iconic bits from her 1990 HBO Special, "Paula Poundstone: Cats, Cops and Stuff". I know, she had a comedy special on HBO before they were cool.

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 2021-09-23  1h49m