Monday, March 1, 2010
Famous for his outrageous talk show that debuted in Ottawa Canada and then exploded on MTV, Tom Green has made a living be outrageous since the early 90's. During his shows run, he gained a pop cultural following for stunts like shaving a dead moose, delivering dead animals to his parents' home and his cancer special on MTV. After his talk show came to an end, Green transitioned into movies with roles in Charlie's Angels, Road Trip and Freddy Got Fingered. These days Tom can be seen via his video podcasts on his website, and now performing stand-up in clubs across the country. Follow Tom on twitter and check out his podcast "Tom Green Radio"
Patrick Warburton has made a living playing memorable characters on television. For example, fans of Seinfeld will recognize Warburton as Elaine’s on again off again boyfriend "Puddy," while others may remember him as the big, blue, spandex suited superhero, “The Tick.” Warburton's other credits include stops on TV classics likeNewsRadio, Ellen, Murphy Brown, Less Than Perfect, Malcolm in the Middle, and most recently as star of CBS' hit show, "The Rules of Engagement." If you tune in to find Rules this week, make sure you do it on their new night and time, Thursdays at 8:30 on CBS.
What a Threatt
Elliott Threatt began performing stand-up comedy during his freshman year of college and soon he was hooked. In fact, he got so hooked that the next year he gave up his tennis scholarship to concentrate all his free time on comedy. Though he's now married and a father of three, Elliott continues to headline comedy clubs around the country, has hosted his own radio show, and continues to appear on shows such as A&E Comedy on the road, Showtime, Comedy Club Network and HBO's Comic Relief!
After walking away from a sweet Wall Street job, Paul Mecurio turned to a life of comedy and hasn't looked back sense. He started as a staff writer for Jay Leno and soon found himself collecting awards for his work with the "Daily Show with Jon Stewart" where his duties included warming up the crowd. Now, along with being a top-notch headlining comedian, Mecurio also has a featured on the B&T Show (as well as a new CD) called Image Makeover, and starred in an online video sports series on HBO.com called "Got No Game." On twitter and facebook. Check out Paul's new podcast, "The Paul Mecurio Show." On his most recent episode, he interviews rock legend Paul McCartney.
A little more about Paul's Podcast:
Each week Emmy Winning Comedian, Paul Mecurio, talks with major celebrities and newsmakers on his podcast, "The Paul Mecurio Show," revealing something unique about that person, while giving us insight into Paul's life and view of the world - a world 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 has interviewed "A" list celebrities such as, Paul McCartney, Jay Leno, Bob Costas, Lewis Black and many more. In this interview, Paul asks former Beatle, Paul McCartney where the confidence came from to radically change the band's sound and direction when they were at the peak of their popularity to create the groundbreaking album, Sgt. Pepper.