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Each week, comedian Paul Mecurio talks about his life, the world that he believes is out to get him and how he thinks he can change or beat that world (so far the score is World: 1,287, Paul: 0). Paul also interviews A-list celebrities, major newsmakers and the world's power brokers ... who are we kidding, he interviews whoever will talk to him.






Dave Holmes

Dave Holmes. Dave was a fixture on MTV in the early 2000's as a host. He's gone on to host shows on FX and write weekly TV recaps for We chat about his Nerdist podcast, his experiences managing live crowds and what it was like coming out.

Duration: 00:42:00

Thomas Friedman - The New York Times

Thomas Friedman is an internationally renowned author, reporter, and the foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times, not to mention a recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and the author of six bestselling books. He appears regularly on "Charlie Rose," CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC as a commentator. In this fascinating conversation, Friedman discusses his days as a youth in Minnesota caddying for pro golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez, learning the ropes as a journalist traveling the world, the state of...

Dr. Drew Pinsky

Dr. Drew Pinsky. This week, I talk to Dr. Drew from LOVELINE and DR. DREW ON CALL on HLN. We talk about how he got started in not just medicine but how he also became the go-to media personality for advice in sex, addiction and just about everything else. Drew is also raising awareness for prostate cancer this month. You can lend your support by going here:

Ahmad Rashad

Ahmad Rashad. Ahmad is former standout NFL running back who went on to become a professional broadcaster for the NFL and NBA. We talk about our mutual love for golf (including the Back9 Network), his path towards becoming a sports broadcaster and his trash-talking days as an NFL player.

Me and My Son Alex

My Son Returns! My son Alex is my VERY special guest this week. He makes a return visit as we explore how is life and body has changed in the last 8 months. We talk, school, the stress of teenagers in 2014, girls, girls with mustaches and his pubic hair.

Kelly Carlin

Kelly Carlin. Kelly is the daughter of comedy great George Carlin. We talk about what it was like to grow up as his daughter, how she coped with both of her parents' addictions. We also discuss her one-woman show, her upcoming book and her radio show on XM/Sirius.

Mick Foley

Mick Foley, aka, 4 time world champion professional wrestler, "Mankind." This is an awesome conversation with Mick about his days as a wrestler, how he got started, what is was like coming up through the ranks, how he developed his wrestling persona and what went through his mind as his ear was being ripped off during a match, I'm guessing, "where did I park my car?" Mick is a great interview and also talks about his current tour doing stand up/story telling, which everyone should see.

Brian Kilmeade Returns

Brian Kilmeade, Host, Fox & Friends and Kilmeade & Friends Radio Show on Fox News. We talk about his book, "George Washington's Secret Six," about a Long Island spy ring that helped defeat the British in the revolutionary war. We also talk current events, like, Al Qaeda's recent picnic that appeared on Youtube and drone strikes - the pluses and minuses - it all depends on what side of the strike you're on. We also talk about how Brian is going to give me more clothes.

Peter Vecsey

Peter Vecsey, famed NBA television analyst for NBC, TNT and NBA-TV and award-winning NBA columnist for The New York Post and Daily News. Peter is the ultimate NBA insider. He covered the sport for decades, traveling and dining with such greats as Larry Bird, Dr. J, Michael Jordan and more! A great conversation about his life, how he rose to prominence in the NBA and what it was like covering and hanging with these NBA legends.

Theo Von

Theo Von. This week, I catch up with my friend, comedian Theo Von. We talk about how he came up through the ranks of reality television on MTV, how he got into comedy and what goes into his Crank Texts over at And don't forget to check out Theo as the host of the hidden camera show DEAL WITH IT on TBS, starting its second season on 3/19!

Omar Dorsey

Actor, Omar Dorsey. He's starred in, "Django Unchained," "The Blind Side," played "Dontel" in "Eastbound & Down," and "Roy" in the new Fox Series, "Rake," starring Greg Kinnear. Omar has been acting since he was 3. He played Jesus Christ at 5 - I think I made that up. An amazing actor who's played varied dramatic and comedic roles. We have a great talk about how he prepares for roles, the great time he had on "Eastbound & Down," what is was like having his theater director mom be his...

Duration: 00:42:38

Rich Eisen

Rich Eisen. Face of the NFL Network. We talk about his start as a sports broadcaster, him trying his hand at stand up and why punters are people too. I'm a huge fan of Rich's -- he's tops in the business and am really excited he was a guest on the show.

Duration: 00:28:58

Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland

Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland. Producers, Red Granite Pictures, of "Wolf of Wall Street," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill and Directed by Martin Scorcese. A fascinating look into how major motion pictures like this one get produced by two brilliant producers who "Variety" dubbed as two of the top ten producers to watch in 2011. Riza and Joey tell us how they got into filmmaking, where their passion comes from, what their role is as producers on a film, and how "Wolf" was made....

Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla: Host of the podcast, "The Adam Carolla Show." A great conversation with Adam who is really candid about how he got started in the business going from construction into radio, his podcast, touring, his tough upbringing as a kid and what's buggin' him these days--here's a hint--alot of stuff. Check out his books, they're hilarious: "In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks," and "Not Taco Bell Material."

Mary Carillo

Mary Carillo. Wimbledon Champion. Tennis analyst for CBS, NBC and Olympic Host. Correspondent on "Real Sports w/Bryant Gumbel." Fascinating conversation about the world of big-time tennis. What is takes to become a champion and where we are headed with big time sports in this country. Also, check out Mary in my HBO Series, "Got No Game." She is fantastic in this piece.

Duration: 00:51:22

Carrie Keagan

Carrie Keagan. Host, VH-1 "Big Morning Buzz Live." Love this interview! Had a GREAT chat with Carrie while enjoying a little single malt scotch and pickles (yes, pickles! - you have to listen to understand). We talked about her start in TV, her very cool morning show, her obsession with John Taylor of Duran Duran and Giraffes. Really fun conversation that gave me a nice buzz in the middle of day - a first for me on the show.

Duration: 01:12:51

Doug Herzog

Doug Herzog. President, Viacom Entertainment Group. Doug oversees Comedy Central, Spike and TV Land and is one of the most successful and significant television executives working today. He's been at the helm of the creation of some of the most seminal shows on television - MTV's Remote Control, The Real World, The Daily Show, South Park, The Colbert Report and Malcolm in the Middle to name a few. Doug is an amazing guy, he talks about his early days at MTV and Comedy Central, how he makes...

Brian Kilmeade

Brian Kilmeade. Host of Fox & Friends on Fox News and Kilmeade & Friends radio show. We talk Dom Deluise and how loaded he was, Brian's new book, "George Washington's Secret Six," Brian's start in broadcasting as a sportscaster, his days calling UFC fights, and how he wishes he could be me (at least that's what I heard). Oh, and I get him to promise to give me a nice suit for free.

Mark Schlereth

3 Time Superbowl Champ Mark Schlereth. Mark is a pro bowler, ESPN NFL analyst and radio show host on ESPN. He gives us a very cool insider's look into playing in the NFL, the art of playing the offensive line, how he got his nickname "Stink" and what he would do when he was in a game and nature called. After you hear this, you'll never look at a football player the same way again.

Duration: 00:55:05

Brian Regan

Brian Regan. I talk with my friend and one of the greatest stand ups to ever hit the stage, Brian Regan. Brian has made 25 appearances on "The Late Show w/David Letterman," I know what you're thinking, ONLY 25? In this interview we talk about a bunch of topics, like, how Brian approaches writing his stand up, the early days of his career and drinking lots of coffee late at night-which makes him a medical marvel.

Duration: 00:48:19

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