Saturday, December 22, 2012

Paula Poundstone Pop-Tarts

On Thursday, I linked to an interview with Jerry Seinfeld that included video of him explaining a routine he's been working on for two years about Pop-Tarts, which I called "a well-worn comedy topic." Reader Ethan Markell wanted to know of another comedian who has talked about the delicious breakfast pastries in their act, and the first one I thought of was Paula Poundstone, whose late-1980s bit was so popular that fans started bringing her boxes of Pop-Tarts -- for example, in this 1990 HBO special...