Las Vegas Backstage Talk

Paula Poundstone, Jay and The Americans

January 18, 2018

Audio of interviews posted below

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Paula Poundstone, and Jay and The Americans, guest on Las Vegas Backstage Talk radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

Paula Poundstone is appearing at The Smith Center on January 19.

Poundstone began nurturing her stand-up comedy talent in 1979 on the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco. She starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Poundstone received a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO special “Cats, Cops, and Stuff.” She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series.

Continuing with many successes throughout the 1990s, Poundstone starred in “The Paula Poundstone Show” on ABC and many other television appearances, including an HBO Special. Poundstone is the recipient of an Emmy Award for her field pieces on the PBS program “Life & Times.”

For more about Paula, click HERE

Jay and The Americans

 

 

 

 

 

 

With three original members – Sandy Yaguda (“Deane”), Howie Kirschenbaum (“Kane”), and Marty Kupersmith (“Sanders”) – plus the addition of Jay Reincke, Jay and the Americans have recreated the authentic sound of the ‘60s.

Jay and the Americans hits include She Cried, Come A Little Bit Closer, Wax Museum, Hushabye, Walkin’ in the Rain and This Magic Moment.

In 2002, Jay and the Americans were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

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Paula Poundstone, Jay and The Americans

November 3, 2016

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Paula Poundstone (3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paula Poundstone, and Jay and The Americans, guest on Las Vegas Backstage Talk radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

Poundstone began nurturing her stand-up comedy talent in 1979 on the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco. She starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Poundstone received a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO special “Cats, Cops, and Stuff.” She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series.

Continuing with many successes throughout the 1990s, Poundstone starred in “The Paula Poundstone Show” on ABC and many other television appearances, including an HBO Special. Poundstone is the recipient of an Emmy Award for her field pieces on the PBS program “Life & Times.”

For more about Paula, click HERE

 

For Reservations

Jay and The Americans

 

 

 

 

 

 

With three original members – Sandy Yaguda (“Deane”), Howie Kirschenbaum (“Kane”), and Marty Kupersmith (“Sanders”) – plus the addition of Jay Reincke, Jay and the Americans have recreated the authentic sound of the ‘60s.

Jay and the Americans hits include She Cried, Come A Little Bit Closer, Wax Museum, Hushabye, Walkin’ in the Rain and This Magic Moment.

In 2002, Jay and the Americans were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

Jay and The Americans will be appearing at The Cannery Nov. 5.

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Paula Poundstone, Cory Wells, founding member of Three Dog Night

May 29, 2014 6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & Web

Audio of interviews posted below (Scroll down)

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Paula Poundstone returns on Las Vegas Backstage Talk radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

Poundstone began nurturing her stand-up comedy talent in 1979 on the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco. By 1990 she had moved to Los Angeles, starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Poundstone was the first woman to receive a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO special, “Cats, Cops, and Stuff.” She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series.

Continuing with many successes throughout the 1990s, Poundstone starred in “The Paula Poundstone Show” on ABC, appeared in her second one-hour special on HBO titled “Paula Poundstone Goes to Harvard,” and appeared on camera and as the voice of characters in several television shows including: “Cybill,” “Science Court,” “Hercules” and “Home Movies.” In 2007, she appeared in a BRAVO comedy special, “Paula Poundstone: Look What the Cat Dragged In.” Poundstone is the recipient of an Emmy® Award for her field pieces on the PBS program “Life & Times” and most recently appeared in the television documentary “Why We Laugh: Funny Women.”
Poundstone is a regular panelist on NPR’s weekly quiz program “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” where her impeccable timing is key to the show’s format. She has written several magazine articles, including five years of writing the back page column in “Mother Jones,” and has authored multiple books, including “There’s Nothing In This Book That I Meant To Say.” Her first comedy CD, “I HEART JOKES: Paula Tells Them In Maine,” was release in 2009. Her most recent comedy CD titled “I HEART JOKES: Paula Tells Them In Boston,” was released in 2013. Both are available at www.paulapoundstone.com.

Paula will be appearing at Orleans Showroom on May 30 & 31 at 8pm

 

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Cory Wells

Cory Wells, (far right) founder of Three Dog Night guests on LV Backstage Talk with Comedian Michele LaFong.  LVBST is the only show that really “Gets Personal with the Stars.”

With hits like Mama Told Me (Not To Come), Joy to The World, Black And White, Shambala, Easy To Be Hard, An Old Fashioned Love Song, The Show Must Go On, One,  Never Been To Spain, Liar, Eli’s Coming, The Family Of Man, Out In The Country, Try A Little Tenderness, are just a few reasons why this band has stood the test of time, and attracting new fans, recording new music, but still playing the hits.

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Paula Poundstone, Bob Zany-LVBST w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Jan. 31, 2013  6pm-7pm PST-1230AM in LV & The Web

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Paula Poundstone, returns on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show, with Comedian Michele LaFong, on 1230 am KLAV in Las Vegas, and The Web.

From discussing her cats, working on the road, or her kids, she’s always engaged, and quick with the come-backs!

Poundstone began nurturing her stand-up comedy talent in 1979 on the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco. She starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Poundstone received a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO special “Cats, Cops, and Stuff.” She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series.

Continuing with many successes throughout the 1990s, Poundstone starred in “The Paula Poundstone Show” on ABC and many other television appearances, including an HBO Special. Poundstone is the recipient of an Emmy Award for her field pieces on the PBS program “Life & Times.”

Paula Poundstone will be featured in Comedian Michele LaFong’s Syndicated “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” Column, as well as my Feature Interview in “Getting Personal with the Stars” in July’s edition of Casino Player Magazine.

For more about Paula, click HERE

You can catch Paula live in Michigan

Fri-Feb. 8th Kalamazoo State Theatre MI  7:30pm

For Reservations

Comedian – Bob Zany & Zan Aufderheide

Headliner, Bob Zany performs his stand-up for about fifteen minutes, when he suddenly brings on his opening act, Zan Aufderheide.  They then proceed to perform as Comedy Team!

After about ten minutes more, he continues his stand-up alone, always working the crowd.

Zany has been a comic for over 30 years headlining all over the country.  He has a regular spot on The Bob & Tom Show, called The Zaney Report.

Bob has a sitcom coming out called “Damaged Goods,” and a movie with Eric Roberts, and Nia Peeples debuting on March 16.

For more about Bob Zany, click HERE

You can catch Bob Zany at Tropicana Las Vegas

Laugh Factory Las Vegas, Through – Sun, Feb. 3rd 8:30pm & 10:30pm

Reservations

You can listen to a recording of our show below!

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Aug. 16, 2012: Paula Poundstone, Jay and The Americans

On this week’s Las Vegas Backstage Talk radio show, Paula Poundstone will be returning to LVBST with Comedian Michele LaFong to talk about what she’s up to lately.

Comedian – Paula Poundstone

Audio of interviews posted below (Scroll down)

Poundstone began nurturing her stand-up comedy talent in 1979 on the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco. She starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Poundstone received a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO special “Cats, Cops, and Stuff.” She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series.

Continuing with many successes throughout the 1990s, Poundstone starred in “The Paula Poundstone Show” on ABC and many other television appearances, including an HBO Special. Poundstone is the recipient of an Emmy Award for her field pieces on the PBS program “Life & Times.”

For more about Paula, click HERE

You can catch Paula live at The Orleans
Orleans Showroom, Aug. 17 & 18 8:00pm

For Reservations

 

Jay and The Americans

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performing the hits that put them on the charts, Jay and the Americans will take the stage at the Suncoast Showroom August 25 and 26.

With three original members – Sandy Yaguda (“Deane”), Howie Kirschenbaum (“Kane”), and Marty Kupersmith (“Sanders”) – plus the addition of “Jay” Reincke, Jay and the Americans have recreated the authentic sound of the ‘60s.

Jay and the Americans hits include She Cried, Come A Little Bit Closer, Wax Museum, Hushabye, Walkin’ in the Rain and This Magic Moment.

In 2002, Jay and the Americans were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

You can catch Jay and the Americans at The Suncoast
Suncoast Showroom, Aug. 25 & 26 7.30pm

For Reservations

You can listen to a recording of our show below!

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Paula Poundstone, Scott Record, Jeff Capri-Las Vegas Backstage Talk w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Jan. 12, 2012  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Paula Poundstone guests on LVBST Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

Poundstone began nurturing her stand-up comedy talent in 1979 on the Boston comedy scene before moving to San Francisco. She starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Poundstone received a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO special “Cats, Cops, and Stuff.” She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series.

Continuing with many successes throughout the 1990s, Poundstone starred in “The Paula Poundstone Show” on ABC and many other television appearances, incuding an HBO Speacial. Poundstone is the recipient of an EmmyR Award for her field pieces on the PBS program “Life & Times.”

Poundstone will be featured in Michele LaFong’s Monthly Syndicated “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” column in Casino Player Magazine, and is LaFong’s Feature Interview in “Getting Personal with the Stars” Column in July’s issue of CP Magazine.

For more about Paula, click HERE.

You can catch Paula live at The Orleans
Orleans Showroom,
Jan.13 & 14 8:00pm

For reservations

 

Comedian/Impressionist – Scott Record

Scott is one of the most requested headliners on several of the world’s most elite cruise lines. Corporate appearances make up yet another large percentage of Scott’s current schedule. Many Fortune 500 companies such as KMPG, Lucent, Warner Lambert, IBM, ATT, Chrysler, Ford, Isuzu, Phillip Morris, GE, Sunoco, American Airlines, Sun Microsystems, Pfizer, Kraft Nabisco and Motorola have enjoyed Scott’s performances and continually book him for return engagements. Scott has a great web site, check it out especially his great videos.

For more info about Scott, CLICK HERE!

You can catch Scott live at Harrah’s Las Vegas
The Improv Comedy Club, Jan.10th – 15th
Showtime:8:30PM, 10:30PM

For reservations

 

Comedian – Jeff Capri

Described by many as “Energetically laid back,” Jeff Capri is one of very few second generation comics working today. Jeff’s observational comedic palette takes a different direction than his father’s Dick Capri’s classic Catskill style. Jeff covers everything from pop-culture, biographical and political twists as well as a silly pun or two.

For more info about Jeff, click here!

You can catch Jeff live at Harrah’s Las Vegas
The Improv Comedy Club, Jan.10th – 15th
Showtime: 8:30PM, 10:30PM

For reservations
You can listen to a recording of our show below!

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