Beyond the Headlines: Comedian Paula Poundstone

Oct 24, 2012

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