Paul Mecurio won an Emmy for his writing on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has a Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting. He currently has three televisions shows in development. He does lots of stand up, has a talk show or two. Oh yeah, and he has a law degree from Georgetown.
He’s at episode 24 on his podcast, and of course he’s bringing his signature over-achiever style to the medium. He’s had Jay Leno, Tom Leykis, Lewis Black, and MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage on the show. But they were just starter salads apparently. In episode 23, Mercurio drops the guest of guests on his listeners, Yep, he got a Beatle.
Paul McCartney sits down with Mercurio for a real-deal interview about music, his years with the aforementioned legendary four-piece, and some more mundane stuff, which somehow feels magical when being discussed by Sir Paul. Take a listen: