3212 – Picking up the tab with Paula Poundstone

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In studio notes by Garon Cockrell
Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher

NNF Platinum 3212 – Paula Poundstone

00 Hello indeed! 3212!

Jimmy had a stressful morning of him having someone attempting to log into an old ipad they don’t even own anymore. It wreaked all sorts of havoc, including having to stop trying to fix his stuff.

He restored the emails he needed.

He isn’t even sure of how any of this even happened.

Our guest is here! Jimmy wants to share what she does on Twitter that he enjoys.

Thanks for coming to Pop Cultured and Jimmy’s Flappers show – 12 people in the audience this time. It sounded like 1000! It was one of Jimmy’s best audiences.

10 – Have it out with Jay!

Matt says the dark timeline started when Al Gore lost the 2000 election.

Could Trump murder someone? With his tiny hands?

Are we on his hitlist?!

Paula Poundstone is here! Jimmy tells her about what she does on twitter. Taking a picture of a chair in whatever green room she’s in before her show.

15 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Mapplethorpe

Paula COULD go in the kitchen.

Infections hit and get you hard!

Jimmy’s not raw dogging chairs!

Jim Norton is the comic Jimmy’s trying to think of.

20 – Jack Wild played Jimmy in H.R. Pufnstuf.

Does Paula cook? She prepares her own food.

Jimmy is comfortable sending folks to Barone’s.

It’s Nana Pardo time! The neck bones are for Jim Jim!

25 – Jimmy explains his Jim-Jim nick name.

We’ll be back!

Welcome back! 3212! Not as many as you might think.

Lots of episodes, just not 3k!

The Beta Tape of podcasting.

Paula talks about her podcast, No One Listens to Paula Poundstone.

Paula talks about running into Jimmy at a cat show with little Jimmy longhair.

Jimmy fills her in on the cats they feed in the backyard., and Walter (the cat) the mayor of their street.

30 – Paula shares with us her Alan Rickman story.

Paula met him. She tells us the story.

It also features Mary Tyler Moore and Billy Joel!

Long story short, Paula insulted Alan Rickman, tried to pay for his meal, and sat with Billy Joel for a bit. This entire story was recounted in Alan’s DIARIES that were recently published, in which he described her as “Breathtakingly rude.”

45 – That Guy…Who Was In That Thing doc – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2402200/

50 – Robert Rodriguez – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001675/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0_tt_5_nm_3_q_robert%2520rodri

Paula loves the sun! More so than supplements.

Paula and her kids apparently destroyed Mary Tyler Moore’s house.

55 – Paula might need a second opinion on the results of her recent eye surgery.

Paula talks about a podcast she listened to where an author of a book about the disenfranchisement of men.

60 – Paula talks about M Street and TV shows?

NCIS New Orleans ended in 2021.

Like the bar in NCIS, Paula thinks we go down to the coffee shop to hang out afterwards.

1h5m – Could we solve crimes?

We had some tech troubles last time Paula was supposed to be here.

What happened to the Gecko?

It wasn’t tech issues, it was Eliot’s flat tire.

1h10m – Paula doesn’t really do pop ins at clubs. She was an improv comic back in the day.

Paula explains the history of comedy in LA ie Improv vs The Comedy Store.

Very few folks did both, usually huge stars like Robin Williams.

Paula talks about notoriously going long and doing so at Open Mics.

She talks about doing a show and seeing the light and hopping off to the panic of the club owner saying she only did 20 minutes and that they have no light. She has no idea what that light was.

1h15m – Paula talks about her history and her lack of an opening act.

Trivia time! Full results below!

1h20m – Jimmy fills Paula in on his issues with Jay and his tonight show appearance.

Paula talks about a time she MCd open mic nights in San Francisco. She always said, “you’re really gonna like ‘em!” accept one time, as a joke, she said “you’re gonna hate him” and the guy bombed horribly and never forgave her for it.

1h25m – Paula talks about commiserating with larry miller after the both of them had just okay sets at the montreal comedy fest. They were talking in the green room and heard George Wallace go on and completely kill with that same crowd.

What animal term is given to a word that contains its own synonym for example observe contains the word see.

We’ll be right back!

1h30m – We’re back! Great stories from Paula about behind the scenes!

Now’s not the time to listen! It’s time to talk!

Round the horn!

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New versions of shirts!


I saw Six the musical!

1h35m – Eliot!

Eliot has Familliare stuff. Is the window broken again?! It was not.

1h40m – Lincoln!

See below for full results!

1h45m – Jimmy likes the bottomless pit to be unsecured.

We gotta lot of these to get through.

1h50m – “Burt Bacharach, that’s a great name.” – Oliver Pardo, to himself.

NNF fans are the best!

Pet relief area: “oh boy that was close” – pets – Paula.

All the airlines are the same.

Paula talks about traveling on American. She was in first class, thanks to miles.

1h55m – Paula is allergic to some cleaning stuff, especially the wipes people use on planes to clean up. It makes her cough so they clean more.

Paula talks about her dog who needs meds three times a day.

2h – Jimmy Long Hair = Jim Jim Jim?

Fur babies?

Paula doesn’t like using Adoption for pets.

Who rescued who?

Twitter is better than ever!*

*not really

Jimmy quits twitter when Tucker Carlson has a show on there.

Bluesky is Jack Dorsey’s twitter alternative.

Robert Klein’s leg – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsTjAOOIxqQ

Matt recounts an SNL monologue that Rick Moranis did where he did other people’s jobs.

Reading is pronounced REDing not REEDing.

Paula talks about a time she rented a boat in virginia and saw a truck with a big confederate flag on it and her reaction immediately was “What. The. Fuck. Is. That?”

Lake Anna – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Anna

Paula doesn’t want us to go!

We’re done! Bye!

Trivia Results:
Category: Language
Question: What animal term is given to a word that contains its own synonym for example observe contains the word see?

Garon: Growl (13 pts)
Eliot: Marsupial (18 pts)
Matt: Papoose / Pouch (12 pts)
Paula: Chimpanzee (3 pts)
Jimmy: Primate (18 pts)

The answer is Kangaroo Words!

My pleasure,

Garon/The Beast/Mush Mouth Shy Guy/The Notekeeper/Lazy Queen/Sloth/Little Asshole