NPR’s Paula Poundstone offers smart comedy on latest tour

Comedian Paula Poundstone brings her stand-up tour to the Charleston Music Hall this weekend.

Comedian Paula Poundstone, best known as a regular panelist on National Public Radio’s No. 1 show “Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell me” is bringing her stand-up tour to the Lowcountry this weekend.

The comedian has been on the road for more than 30 years, establishing herself as an act with a wry, intelligent sense of humor. She can interact with an audience without laughing at anybody’s expense, and can even delve into political humor without riling up the crowd.

Also a regular writer, Poundstone has a column in “Mother Jones” magazine and she penned the book, “There is Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say” in 2005.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.

Price: $29.50-$39.50

More info: www.charlestonmusichall.com