The Paul Mecurio Show

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A totally riveting conversation with Kirk about the amazing and gutsy gamble he made turning down a lucrative sales job after college to pursue a “no way you’ll make it” dream career in broadcasting, the effects of coming from a broken home and
A hilarious conversation with Howie who has a new documentary about his life, as he describes his frightening 1st time on stage, how a plastic glove simultaneously saved him and started his career, which big name comedian was most supportive of
Elie gives a riveting, brutally honest assessment of former Attorney General William Barr in discussing his new book, "Hatchet Man." A detailed, incredibly candid take on Barr's days running DOJ as Elie describes the long-term damage Barr has d
Tony is an amazingly creative comedic actor and is really fun in this conversation as we talk his new Disney series, how he comes up with his hilarious and inventive characters, how improv played a big part in his role in "Veep," why medication
A fun chat with Mary Lynn about her role as an action-hero in the summer blockbuster movie "The Tomorrow War" - she is very funny as she describes what it's like shooting a gun, acting to a green screen and how she brought levity to the role in
Do you believe in UFOs? What is the U.S. Government covering-up and why? Is there proof they exist? Harvey Levin delves into all these questions and MUCH more in this eye-opening conversation about the first EVER official statement by the U.S.
Steven is one of our finest comedic actors. He is really funny in this conversation. He has great stories about growing up in a show business family - his mom was a nightclub singer and his Dad a Borscht Belt comic. Hear amazing behind the stor
Charles explains that in his view the Great Migration of Blacks from the rural South to northern urban centers didn't deliver on improved social/economic conditions, and the fastest way to fight anti-Black racism is for Blacks to migrate to the
A great conversation with Kyra who is funny and revealing about her amazing career, her new ABC show "Call Your Mother," what it's like to get fired as a mother and why it's so funny, why food is important in her acting approach, and much more.
Topher is A LOT of fun in this conversation about his new show,"Home Economics," telling me what he immediately liked about the project and what attracted him to it and why the show will ring true for a lot of viewers. We talk about his approac
The greatest documentary filmmaker of his generation speaks passionately about the subject of his latest PBS series, Ernest Hemingway.  Ken shares eye-opening insights about Hemingway he developed from writing and directing the film that one co
If you've been uncertain about your path in career/life Victoria will open your eyes with her revolutionary take that it's ok to NOT have a plan, ignore the naysayers, embrace the uncertainty/unknown as an important time for discovery and surpr
James is incredibly prolific who's collaborated with such MAJOR artists as Beyonce, Rihanna,Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Britney Spears, Drake, Justin Timberlake and put a new and wildly popular spin on R&B. In this fun, eye-opening interview,
A very eye-opening, honest and fun chat with Teressa about how she approaches her roles, the importance of spontaneity in acting and being moment to moment in a role, what pulled her into acting and kept her there, how she conquered doubts and
Juliette is one of the foremost authorities on terrorism and speciically domestic terroism. In eye-opening detail and clarity, Juliette walks us through likely domestic terrorist scenarios after the Jan 6th attack on our Capitol,she explains ho
A very cool discussion with Patton about his upcoming virtual stand-up show, what folks can expect, his approach to comedy, his writing process, how he has grown over the years as a stand-up and much more. A great window into how this accomplis
Dr. Drew as I did, had Covid and like me is a "long-hauler."  We discuss our symptoms like 2 cranky, sick people, what we and you can do to combat the symptoms if you've had it, including the latest drug therapies, studies that are being done o
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent gives us utterly fascinating insight into what to expect in the 2nd impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Very interesting facts and details on how the trial works, what the legal standards are, the strongest part
Sanjay returns to the show to discuss his new book, "Keep Sharp" with eye-opening insights on how to keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp from top scientists all over the world whose cutting-edge research can help you heighten and protect
Absolutely spell-binding conversation with one of the greatest photojournalists of our time. Pete gives us incredible access to what it was like spending 16 years of his amazing career being the visual historian for two American Presidents. Pet
Really fun conversation about the hit series, her acting career and other roles and why being a champion swimmer never happened but led to acting. Katee describes how emotional it was when she put on the costume to play the animated character,
A really fun conversation with one of the most important American voices in modern politics. Jonathan describes what his new MSNBC show will focus on, its voice and what he hopes to achieve with it, a funny story how he came up with the show's
An acting legend, Louis explains why he turned down being an NBA player for the Knicks to pursue acting, his approach to acting, how he got his start in acting, how in his younger days in Holywood fame almost destroyed him and his career, the i
A fascinating, unconventional take on how we live with death - or at least try to - from one of the country's preeminent voices on death and dying. This interview explores how we've been conditioned to look at death and why we should consider l
A wide-ranging conversation that gives us a revealing window in to one of the biggest rock stars of all time. Hear how Peter's massive hit "Frampton Comes Alive" (one of the biggest selling albums of all time) changed his life for the good and
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