Beyond the Headlines: Comedian Paula Poundstone

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Beyond the Headlines: Comedian Paula Poundstone

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Comedian Paula Poundstone answers our Nevada news quiz; Inside the world of competitive pumpkin growing; and adding an action movie twist to Dr. Faustus.

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On this edition of Beyond the Headlines:

Segment 1: Comedian Paula Poundstone was set to perform a benefit show Oct. 26 for the Carson City Friends of the Library, but the show was cancelled due to a family emergency. Nevertheless, Paula talked to KUNR's Kate McGee last week and answered our Nevada news quiz.

 

Segment 2: What does it take to grow a 322-pound pumpkin? Or a 1,600-pound pumpkin for that matter? Inside the world of competitive pumpkin growing with Sparks grower Doug Bookey.

More Information:

Big Pumpkin Growers Online

Pumpkin Boat Races

 

Segment 3: A new production by the Nevada Repertory Company gives Dr. Faustus a new twist, adding aerial acrobatics and pyrotechnics.

More Information:

Dr. Faustus Show Times