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.
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!
A fascinating account of Omarosa's time in the Trump administration with a unique insider's view on why Trump wanted to be President, what makes him tick, and what those in Trump's inner circle are really like and have to deal with on a daily basis in advising.
A wide-ranging, engrossing talk with Ethan and Ben talk about their new film, "Blaze," about the iconoclastic singer/songwriter Blaze Foley. Very interesting insight from Ethan about how he approaches making a film, why Ben was right for the film, why music is so important to Ethan, how he tries to tell a story so it doesn't feel like a wikipedia page and much more.
A really fun, all-encompassing conversation with my good friend and one of the smartest and insightful comedians today. John talks about today's political landscape, Trump, Hillary, our 2-party system, why religion is like "fan clubs," his Mom leaving the nunnery and much more.
The Boy Wonder"" talks about the longevity of the series, being picked from obscurity to play one of the most iconic TV characters of all time, what he had to do in his audition to get the role, why the studio took out a big life insurance policy on him, getting things past the network censors, and his mission now to help rescue abandoned animals and more.
Billy describes working with "Simpsons" creator, Matt Groening, his process of coming up the iconic voices he does, how the voices he did as a weird kid helped him escape the tough homelife and more.
The preeminent meteorologist in the country and THE face of "The Weather Channel" talks about growing up in Vermont where he was fascinated by snow, how that sparked his love of weather, why some people never listen when told to evacuate during a major storm, if goal warming is a real thing, and why he at times has had to eat shredded wheat and cheese wiz!
Denny has great stories about his audition for Paul McCartney, starting the band "wings" with Sir Paul and the genius of Paul McCartney as seen in how the iconic song, "Live and Let Die" was written in 30 minutes, making the "Ram" album with the ex-Beatle, his own love of music and jazz, touring and much more.
A very cool conversation with Billy Bob and JD about making music and their band "Boxmasters." Billy talks about writing music, why he was drawn to music as a kid before acting, how writing music helps his acting and writing screenplays, how influential and daunting "The Beatles" are when it comes to making his music and more.
A wide-ranging conversation with Omar, an amazing actor, about his acting career, his new book about the importance of fatherhood, what it was like growing up without a father, his passion for the arts and sports and more.