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.
In the context of the HBO Movie "Paterno" here is an interview with the son of Joe Paterno, Jay Paterno, about what his Dad was like, coaching alongside his Dad and the scandal surrounding his father.
An AMAZING conversation with the iconic, brilliant Muppet creator about his new documentary, "Muppet Guys Talking." A rare look at how famous muppet characters are created, how muppet puppeteers puts their own personality in to these characters, the brilliance of Jim Henson and more. We also talk about Frank's work as a director with Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro and Edward Norton.
A great conversation about her new show where she will be uncovering previously unknown leads and details in infamous cases like, the Casey Anthony and Robert Blake murder cases. Yes, we also talk about the "OJ Trial" and more. A eye-opening lesson in how the legal and jury system works and how it doesn't at times.
Jimmy talks about his new book, coming to America from Hong Kong as a kid, trying to fit in, being good at math, pretending to know karate, his parents who wish he would get a more secure job. A lot of fun and really interesting look at what it's like to move to this country as an immigrant.
Gabby talks about growing up in St. Thomas and moving to America as a teenager, being a trailblazer in women's beach volleyball, what makes a good volley ball teammate, the intense underwater workout regimen she and her husband, World Class Surfer, Laird Hamilton, do and much more.
Asha has such a diverse and interesting background, she talks with Paul about her barely making through FBI boot camp with broken ribs from a car accident. Her life as an FBI agent "flipping" spies (SO interesting how they do it), what Special Prosecutor Mueller's strategy is in the Russia probe, how it will play out and much more.
Legendary director and acting coach Bob Krakower returns to the show after the success of the Emmy Awards Specials he did with Paul (Bob got 15 out of 16 right in his Emmy predictions) to give a history of the Academy Awards and his predictions of who will win the 2018 Oscars. A fascinating look at the REAL factors that determine who wins. It will surprise you.
David co-stars in "Superior Donuts" on CBS, and is best known as Champ Kind in the "Anchorman" movies. David has great stories of how he got his starts at "Second City Improv" in Chicago, working with Will Ferrell and writer/director Adam McKay, gives us a very cool look in to his very involved process of creating his insanely funny and bizarre characters, talks his thoughts on politics and a lot more.
A very cool behind-the-scenes look at the iconic ice cream brand. Hear the amazing story of how the company was founded, that Ben and Jerry learned how to make ice cream from a $5 course, how flavors are chosen, some flavors that never made it to market and the importance to Ben & Jerry's being socially and politically conscious.
James is a world-reknowned Bitcoin expert and entrepreneur with an amazing story. He founded more than 20 companies, is a best-selling author, made millions from nothing 3 times and lost it all 3 times! He attempted suicide. He talks why he got rid of ALL his possessions, including his house, and kept only 15 things in a small bag that he lived from. James shares what he learned from his failures and much more.
Director Gotham Chopra talks about making this doc of 5-time Super Bowl Champ Tom Brady. A fascinating look into what motivates Tom to pursue perfection, his disciplined workout and diet regimen, how he is truly just a regular guy who deals with set backs, his life at home and with his teammates, and much more.
Phil is hilarious in this conversation about his Netflix food travel show in which he is "Anthony Bourdain, if Anthony were afraid of EVERYTHING." We talk how he came to create the iconic sit-com, "Everybody Loves Raymond," his great stories about working with Ray Romano, how he thinks food is art, his investment in over 20 restaurants, and more.
Cenk is a visionary and tells his amazing story of creating "The Young Turks Network," the largest online news network in the world for millennials. We talk the state of politics and the media's coverage of politics today, and his plan for changing the traditional norms of politics and journalism in America.
Matty is one of the biggest names in radio and podcast production in the country. Very cool conversation about his early start in radio at just 16! Producing for Watergate celebrity, G. Gordon Liddy, his cutting edge podcast, being on the ground floor of "Stitcher" radio network and alot more.
A fascinating discussion with Jeff about his New York Times Bestselling Book, "Fifty Years of 60 Minutes," including the history of "60 Minutes," what makes the show the gold standard in journalism and what his job entails in running this historic, important show.