The Paul Mecurio Show
Summary: A-list guests like ... Paul McCartney, Stephen Colbert, Bryan Cranston, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Kristen Chenoweth, Sugar Ray Leonard, Chris Matthews, Rob Corddry, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Prosecutor Marcia Clark, Bob Costas and more, join Emmy & Peabody award-winning comedian Paul Mecurio who interviews the biggest names in entertainment/music, media, sports, politics and science. Paul uncovers hilarious anecdotes and never-before-heard insights about his guests and how they became so successful.
Jay talks about his start in comedy and his rise up the ladder, his incredible work ethic, Richard Pryor, David Letterman and other comic greats from the hey day of comedy at "The Comedy Store" in LA where Jay broke big and more.
Gretchen, who received $20 million as settlement from Fox News for sexual harassment, talks about her new Lifetime 2-hour documentary special, "Gretchen Carlson: Breaking The Silence," in which she explores sexual harassment stories plaguing America.
One of our greatest living actors, Ed has starred in film, theater and TV and gives fascinating insight into how he approached playing Santa in "Elf," his audition for the historic Mary Tyler Moore show that got him the role of Lou Grant, how he got started in the business, politics today and alot more.
A great conversation with Cedric about his CBS show "The Neighborhood" how and why they are tackling societal and cultural issues but keeping it funny. he also talks his role not just as star but Executive Producer and his process overseeing the production.
Yeardley talks about playing the iconic character Lisa Simpson, how that role came about, what it's like working on the ground-breaking "Simpsons" show and her hugely popular true crime podcast, "Small Town Dicks," which follows big-time crime in Small Town, USA.
A groundbreaking talent talks about working with the likes of Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, Keenan Ivory and Chris Tucker and his newest documentary "The Making of Five Heartbeats." Robert gives an insider's look at his creative process, why using film and televisions has been important to him to affect social and racial change in America, how he financed his first film, "Hollywood Shuffle" using credit cards among other great insights into his body of work.
David talks about directing the HBO hit series "Game of Thrones," honoring the writing in doing so, and making each episode it's own special film. He also talks about his new project, "Rising," a compelling look at the importance of acceptance, particularly now, in these divisive times.
John talks about his new hit show "Stan Against Evil," his detailed and fascinating process of how he breakdown a script and a roll, how he works with the writer of the show to shape the show, how great is experience was working on "Scrubs," and more.
A new conversation with Brian about his new book which reveals fascinating insight and details about Andrew Jackson, his importance as one of our finest Presidents and military commanders, and why the Battle Of New Orleans was one of the most significant battles and victories of the revolutionary war.
Mike Baker. Very relevant to today, this interview will open your eyes to a world you don't hear alot about but is important to our national security. Mike has a fascinating backstory about his 17 years of service in the CIA as a covert field operations officer. Mike specialized in counterterrorism, counternarcotics and counterinsurgency operations. We talk abut the world of the CIA, counterespionage work and the state of things politically in the world.
Donna Brazile worked on every presidential campaign from 1976 through 2000, when she served as Al Gore's campaign manager. She talks about her incredible life and experiences at the highest levels of American politics. In particular Donna talks about her time and experiences as a pioneer for African-American women working in politics, the current state of politics, President Trump and more.
Mika talks about the movement she has started to get women to know their value in the workplace and society, as well as the Bret Kavanaugh hearings and how EVERYONE came out looking bad in that. We also talk Donald Trump and the political landscape in America and more.
A great conversation about a 1975 seminal Boston police shooting and coverup, the current state of police/citizen relationships in America, how to prevent race-related shootings, the current state of politics in America and more.
Kerik has led a fascinating life and been at the center of some of the biggest events in American history. He has fascinating stories about his days being NYC Police Commissioner and what it was like being Commissioner on that fateful day - 9/11, the chaos of that day, and how things changed forever in America as a result of the attack. He describes how we fight terrorism today, his experience in charge of the Iraqi Coalition after the Iraq Invasion and much more.
Gary talks about ... well ... everything ... tumors, what letters represent, dreams ... this interview is hard to describe, it's just something you gotta hear. And we aren't just saying that. It's Gary at his best!