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The Big Event

Jan 4, 2018

Episode 11 of The Big Event podcast is a Bay Area nostalgia tour with comedian, author and frequent “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!” podcast guest Paula Poundstone. Hosted by Peter Hartlaub. In the episode, Poundstone discusses the S.F. comedy scene in the 1980s, opening for Jerry Garcia, the kindness of strangers and her book “The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness.”

Recorded in the San Francisco Chronicle basement archive.

Theme music is "The Tide Will Rise" by the Sunset Shipwrecks. Opening signature by Leah Garchik.