Paul Mecurio is a comedian featured on Comedy Central Presents. He is a lawyer by education, and he took up stand-up comedy after working as an investment banker and mergers and acquisitions lawyer.
Recent episodes featuring Paul Mecurio
Josh Hartnett -  Pearl Harbor, Black Hawk Down, The Black Dahlia, Inherit The Viper.
Josh has starred in some of Hollywoods biggest movies and worked with superstar actors and directors. He discusses what he learned working with such great directors as Brian DePalma, Ridley Scott and Michael Bay. He explains what attracted him to the script of his new film and how show stepping away from acting for a while helped him immensely in his life and craft and much more.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson - Author, “Jay Z Made in America,” Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, opinion writer for The New York Times.
Dr. Michael talks about his fascinating new book, “Jay-Z Made in America," that chronicles Jay-Z's life going from Brooklyn drug dealer to major artist, cultural and political influencer and billionaire. It is an excellent study as a blueprint of Jay-Z’s artistry and legacy. 
Julie Hagerty - "Airplane," "Marriage Story," "Lost in America," "Midsummer Nights Sex Comedy," "What About Bob?"
Julie has starred in some of the classic comedy films of all time. She talks working with comedy legends Woody Allen and Albert Brooks, her new film "Marriage Story" and how realistic it was for her as an actress, the unexpected path her acting career took, the challenges of "making it" in Hollywood and much more.
Luis Guzman,  "Shameless," "Carlito’s Way," "Traffic," "Boogie Nights," "Hold On"
He currently co-stars in "Shameless" with William H. Macy and unless you've been living under a rock, you've seen this great character actor in film and TV. Luis a great story about how he was a Social Worker and started acting as a favor to a friend. He has over 110 films and 30 television credits to his name.  Luis talks about his new film and why it's important message motivated him to get the film made, his acting process, the challenges of producing films & much more.
Elizabeth Perkins, "Big," "Miracle on 34th St.,"Weeds," "The Moodys."
Elizabeth talks about her new Fox mini-series, "The Moodys," why she loved working with Denis Leary and the fun they had, acting in film vs. TV, how growing up on a farm in Vermont was a big factor in becoming an actress and why she couldn't wait to move away and more.
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New York, NY, USA
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1 week, 5 hours