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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.

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.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@paulmecurio

Language:

English


Episodes

Erin Brockovich - Environmental Activist, Consumer Advocate

10/21/2020
Famous activist continues her fight by giving a tutorial on how the average person can be an effective advocate like her. She tells eye-opening stories about her experiences as an advocate, how things can and MUST be changed and just how bad things are out there and need to be addressed.

Duration:00:22:47

Michael Cohen - Trump Lawyer & Fixer

10/7/2020
A RIVETING, unvarnished depiction and in depth analysis from trusted Trump insider of what makes Donald Trump tick. This conversation gives you an understanding why Trump does what he does, if there is anyone personally close to him, what his family thinks of him, and much more. A MUST listen to this fascinating look into a man who has a huge affect on ALL our lives.

Duration:00:18:50

Brian Stelter - CNN Host, "Reliable Sources"

9/21/2020
A fascinating look into the inner workings of Fox News. Brian discusses his NY Times bestselling new book that chronicles amazing access to Fox insiders and tells an eye-opening story of how Fox News became the powerful voice of the right and President Trump. Hear how former chairman Roger Ailes departure left a power vacuum at the network, who has filled that vacuum, how many at Fox really feel about the network and much more.

Duration:00:20:02

Jeff Benedict - NY Times Best Selling Author, "The Dynasty" (Untold Stories of The N.E. Patriots)

9/10/2020
Jeff gives a comprehensive account based on 250 interviews with more than 200 people including extraordinary access to Bob Kraft, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and close to 200 other Patriots and NFL insiders to piece together the untold and eye-opening stories of the New England Patriots.

Duration:00:33:50

Jon Meacham - Presidential Historian, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

8/25/2020
The brilliant, insightful Jon Meacham talks about his new book on the life of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis and explains the importance of religious faith in a healthy democracy, how religion and politics have always been inextricably tied, the bravery, faith, and brilliance of Congressman Lewis, Donald Trump's vision, the future of our democracy, how good can and must triumph over evil, and much more.

Duration:00:25:01

Harry Shearer - Voice of Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner on "The Simpsons," "This is Spinal Tap," "The Fisher King"

8/19/2020
Harry is fascinating and funny in this interview as he talks about his his new video series satirizing President Trump, the likes of which you've never seen. You'll be riveted by Harry as he describes the amazing cutting edge technology which allows him to play Donald Trump using CGI and Artificial Intelligence. We also talk his brilliant body of work, the political landscape and much more.

Duration:00:23:47

Alan Zweibel - Writer, Producer, SNL, "It's Garry Shandling Show," "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

8/6/2020
If you've been alive for the last 40 years you've enjoyed the brilliant comedy of Alan Zweibel, a pillar of modern comedy. With a unique insider's perspective he gives a fascinating description of working on seminal shows, and with the likes of Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Garry Shandling, Billy Crystal. Alan talks about his process of writing comedy and relays hilarious stories from his new book. This is living history of the greatest modern comedies from the perspective of someone who...

Duration:00:22:26

Jacob Soboroff - NBC News and MSNBC Correspondent, Author "Separated: Inside An American Tragedy"

7/23/2020
Jacob reveals eye-opening and unsettling facts behind the Trump administration’s separation of migrant families at the US-Mexico border. In talking about his new book on the subject Jacob explains how the plan came about, how it has not ended, the plight of the families targeted and more. This is an important moment in U.S. history that is not over and tis interview gives us important new information all Americans should know.

Duration:00:23:27

Richard Kind - "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "The Social Ones," "Mad About You"

7/15/2020
Actor Richard Kind gives a fascinating window in to how as a brilliant comedic actor approaches comedic roles, including how he breaks down a script and develops a character. Richard has great behind the scenes stories about how scenes are shot on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and what it's like working with Larry David, explains why he loves his role in "The Social Ones" and what drew it to him and much more.

Duration:00:16:40

Kevin Costner - Oscar Winner - Field of Dreams, The Bodyguard, JFK, Dances with Wolves, Yellowstone

7/7/2020
A special episode where we get to hear how Kevin approaches his roles, how music is such an important part of Kevin's life and how he uses music to help define a character like the one he's playing in his latest series, Yellowstone, his approach to making films and music, choices he makes as part of the artistic process & much more. A rare and fascinating look at how an artist works.

Duration:00:13:13

Meg Whitman - CEO Quibi, Ebay, Hewlett Packard

6/30/2020
One of the most brilliant business minds gives her unique insight about the radically changing entertainment landscape as she talks about her newest venture - Quibi - a short form entertainment content platform. Hear Meg's visionary take on where this multi-billion dollar industry is going, changing viewing habits, what she sees for the U.S economy and much more.

Duration:00:14:22

Spike Lee, Director, Oscar-Winning filmmaking - Blackkklansmnn, Do the Right Thing, Malcom X, Jungle Fever

6/17/2020
The legendary and always outspoken director is incredibly compelling in this interview, he has SO much to say, he's riveting. Spike is funny, astute, and provocative talking about his new Vietnam era film, "Da 5 Bloods" (which he says has gotten the best reviews he's ever gotten), African Americans struggle to get recognition for their Vietnam service, race relations in America and how they need to change, President Trump and much more.

Duration:00:11:29

Dennis Quaid - The Right Stuff, The Parent Trap, Great Balls of Fire, Breaking Away, The Day After Tomorrow.

6/11/2020
In this really fun, wide-ranging interview one of Hollywood's biggest stars talks about the major roles he's starred in, how he prepares as an actor, what he learned early on in his Hollywood career and his new podcast where he interviews high profile actors, politicians, personalities, musicians, and innovative business leaders.

Duration:00:12:50

Evy Poumpouras - Former Secret Service Agent, co-host Bravo’s series SpyGames, Contributor, NBC, CNN, GMA.

6/1/2020
A look in to a world rarely seen. This is a riveting behind-the-scenes look at the life and job of protecting the President of The United States and his family heard first hand from a secret service agent. Evy also talks about her experiences as an undercover agent, things she had to do to stay alive in the spy game, international intrigue and much more.

Duration:00:21:03

Laura Prepon - Orange is the New Black, That '70s Show

5/18/2020
A very funny and candid conversation with Laura about motherhood, her new book on the subject. Laura reveals a lot including her struggles as child including an eating disorder. She's refreshingly honest about how challenged she's been as a mom while working full-time as an actress/director. Laura has some funny stories and great perspective to share with other working moms as well as captivating and revealing stories about how she started out in Hollywood.

Duration:00:21:22

Louie Anderson - Emmy Award Winning Actor & Comedian, Comedy Central's Top 100 Comedians of All Time

5/13/2020
Louie, a legendary comedian gives us a very cool, rarely discussed look in to how he developed the mother character in "Baskets" he plays. Louie describes his new book about letters to his mom. This is a funny, eye-opening and interesting take on Louie's comedic approach and relationship with his mom and he give great advice to me (and all of us) on who to deal with mothers.

Duration:00:20:35

Richard Engel - NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent, Host “On Assignment”

5/1/2020
This is a very special interview because it gives an incredible opportunity to get a truly world view on a number of key issues affecting us all. Richard, the premier foreign affairs correspondent in the world, offers an eye-opening and unique perspective on the world, including a chilling account how he reports a story in a war-torn region while making sure he stays alive and how he must balance effectively reporting a story like Covid-19 without causing panic. Richard gives an expert...

Duration:00:34:40

"Greek" - Radio Show Host

4/27/2020
A very fun episode with Greek who is very funny. He talks about growing up the son of a major record executive in NYC (he's got some great stories), why he loves living in Florida, a hilarious trip to Las Vegas and much more.

Duration:00:33:08

Jeffrey Katzenberg Founder of Quibi, Chairman Walt Disney Studios, Co-Founder DreamWorks

4/24/2020
This is a special look at how one of the most brilliant, powerful visionaries in Hollywood history thinks and approaches his business. Katzenberg is responsible for the most iconic entertainment over the past 30 years. He gives a personal look at his amazing path to success, how his management style evolved over the years, what consumers want in today's content, what motivated him to create his new company Quibi, why it's on the cutting edge of short from content and more.

Duration:00:11:14

Jeffrey Katzenberg Founder of Quibi, Chairman of Walt Disney Studios, Co-Founder and CEO of DreamWorks Studios.

4/20/2020
This is a special look at how one of the most brilliant, powerful visionaries in Hollywood history thinks and approaches his business. Katzenberg is responsible for the most iconic entertainment over the past 30 years. He gives a personal look at his amazing path to success, how his management style evolved over the years, what consumers want in today's content, what motivated him to create his new company Quibi, why it's on the cutting edge of short from content and more.

Duration:00:11:14