Comedian Paul Mecurio warms up the crowd at the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Photo: SouthFlorida.com
Paul Mecurio got his start as a Wall Street lawyer but made his way into comedy after a chance encounter with Jay Leno. Now a successful comedian with Emmy and Peabody wins and his own podcast, Mecurio reflects back on how he got to where he is today, and just how he got Sir Paul McCartney to leave a voicemail on his phone.
He brings his stand up act to Governor’s at the Brokerage in Bellmore Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16.
Unrest in Ferguson has been near constant since August. IMAGE: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, J.B. FORBES/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Last week, the Grand Jury in Ferguson declined to indict officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
The decision leaves us with more questions than answers. Debbie Hines, practicing trial attorney and former prosecutor joined us on Hofstra’s Morning Wake Up Call to discuss the reasoning of the jury and what will come next for the troubled town in the aftermath of intense riots and protests.