Paula Poundstone’s decades-long stand-up comedy career has included multiple HBO specials, an Emmy Award, two comedy albums, and an American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand-Up. Renowned for her self-effacing wit and cheeky observations, she is a frequent panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me and a recurring guest on A Prairie Home Companion. She is the author of There’s Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say and has contributed articles to The Los Angeles Times, Glamour, and Mother Jones. In her new book, Poundstone embarks on a series of diverse adventures in search of long-term happiness.
Barbara Gohn Day Memorial Lecture