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Comic Paula Poundstone brings lessons learned from the pandemic to Kansas City

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After months at home waiting out the pandemic, Paula Poundstone is back on tour.

Known for her observational style, Paula Poundstone believes nature has given us humor "as a coping mechanism."

Paula Poundstone spent the pandemic in her California home with her cats (she had 16 at one point) and two dogs. In general, lockdown was a learning experience.

"One of the things I think that we learned," said Poundstone, "is how desperately we need one another. And I don't mean your best friend or your family. I mean strangers. I mean, you know, the person at the grocery store, who, you know, just says, 'Hey, how you doing?'"

  • Paula Poundstone, comedian, author, podcast host, panelist on NPR's Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!

Paula Poundstone will be at the Folly Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, at The Folly Theater, 300 West 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105. For ticket information go to Upcoming Events at follytheater.org

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