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Live from the Poundstone Institute

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Paula Poundstone is on a quest to gather all of the world's knowledge. Or, as she puts it, "to get less stupid, one topic at a time." Follow her search as she looks to scientists, researchers, and experts for evidence about everything from what music cats like to the fluid dynamics of spilling coffee. "Every week, we'll keep looking for knowledge," says Paula, "because we know we left it somewhere."

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Paula Poundstone is on a quest to gather all of the world's knowledge. Or, as she puts it, "to get less stupid, one topic at a time." Follow her search as she looks to scientists, researchers, and experts for evidence about everything from what music cats like to the fluid dynamics of spilling coffee. "Every week, we'll keep looking for knowledge," says Paula, "because we know we left it somewhere."

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Nobody listens to Paula Poundstone

By Chironimax - Nov 10 2019
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This show was so good but nobody listens to Paula Poundstone super good too.

Pound stone

By RutkaBabette - Nov 07 2019
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I loved this show! She is so funny and made me laugh đŸ€—. Why was it taken off ??? Thank you

iTunes Ratings

1806 Ratings
Average Ratings
1485
182
52
41
46

Nobody listens to Paula Poundstone

By Chironimax - Nov 10 2019
Read more
This show was so good but nobody listens to Paula Poundstone super good too.

Pound stone

By RutkaBabette - Nov 07 2019
Read more
I loved this show! She is so funny and made me laugh đŸ€—. Why was it taken off ??? Thank you

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Live from the Poundstone Institute

Updated 4 days ago

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Paula Poundstone is on a quest to gather all of the world's knowledge. Or, as she puts it, "to get less stupid, one topic at a time." Follow her search as she looks to scientists, researchers, and experts for evidence about everything from what music cats like to the fluid dynamics of spilling coffee. "Every week, we'll keep looking for knowledge," says Paula, "because we know we left it somewhere."

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Rank #4: Why Is Fluffy Looking At Me Like That?

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