wait wait don't tell me http://michiganradio.org en Paula Poundstone brings her stand-up comedy to Dearborn http://michiganradio.org/post/paula-poundstone-brings-her-stand-comedy-dearborn <p>Paula Poundstone is one of the funniest people in Public Radio. You can hear her test her knowledge of the news, and throw in a few quips on Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. This Friday, she’ll be performing at the Ford Community Performing Arts Center.</p><p>About thirteen years ago, when Poundstone started with Wait Wait, the show was produced mostly in-studio.</p><p>“The show was still really, really fun to do. But it definitely and obviously took on a stronger energy by virtue of having a responsive crowd in from of us, which is really, really fun,” she said.</p><p>Poundstone draws comical inspiration from the crowd during her stand-up as well.</p><p>“My favorite part of the night is, I do a time honored, ‘where are you from, what do you do for a living?’ And little biographies emerge, and I kind of use that to set my sails for what to talk about,” she said.</p><p>Go <a href="http://www.dearbornfordcenter.com/">here </a>to find out more this Friday's event.</p><p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:39:19 +0000 Jennifer White & Mercedes Mejia 9053 at http://michiganradio.org Paula Poundstone brings her stand-up comedy to Dearborn