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Paula Poundstone, Comedian & Cat Fancier Extraordinaire

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Paula Poundstone–veteran comedian perhaps best known as a regular panelist on NPR’s popular weekly quiz show, “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” and cat fancier extraordinaire–provides an update on her family’s current feline population (holding steady at 16), recent behavioral challenges amidst the brood, and more. Read more…

Kevin Nealon, comedian-actor-animal advocate

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Kevin Nealon–the comedian, actor and longtime animal advocate who stars as pot-loving accountant Doug Wilson in the Showtime series “Weeds,” and earlier in his career, enjoyed nearly a decade stint on “Saturday Night Live”–discusses starting to shoot the eighth and what may be the final season of “Weeds,” Read more…

Paula Poundstone, Comedian and Serious Cat Enthusiast

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Paula Poundstone — The singular comedian who for much of her 30+ year career has laced her routines with cat tales, often based on observations and misadventures with the sizable flock of felines sharing her home–discusses the current household cat population (16), and how the tally got that high.  Read more…

Pioneering comedian Elayne Boosler, who’s also founder of non-profit animal organization, Tails of Joy

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Elayne Boosler–who’s been a touring comedian since the 1970s, and was slated to perform locally two days later–discusses the circumstances that led to founding her own non-profit animal organization, Tails of Joy, in 2001. She also describes how Tails of Joy functions, and the enormous, international scope of rescues and other animal organizations that it supports. Read more…

Marc Maron, a veteran comedian, cat fanatic and host of the immensely popular and celebrated podcast, “WTF”

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Marc Maron, a veteran, highly accomplished comedian and cat fanatic whose podcast, “WTF,” has become enormously popular and celebrated–its profile ratcheting up several notches in the wake of a major Sunday New York Times feature and a spotlight in Rolling Stone–discusses the cats that live in and around his, the fabled “Cat Ranch,” from which “WTF” emanates.  Read more…