Top Shows

International Comedy Festival

Coming soon

Paul Ego tackles our questions head on


Paul Ego - The Paul Ego Comeback Special

1)       How did you get the name of your show this year?
Well to some it would seem I'm sure that I have merely combined the name of the special guy who's in the show and is hoping to make a comeback with the word "comeback"....and yes that's exactly what I have done of course. However, the show's also loosely based on Elvis Presley's "68 Comeback Special", the TV gig that relaunched him as a Rock'n'Roll legend. Not that I am a Rock'n'Roll legend obviously, or as big as Elvis was...although if I keep devouring pies at the rate I currently am I will definitely get there.....it's just that, much as Elvis let his live performances take a backseat to appearing in movies, my years of talking bollocks live on stage have taken a backseat to years of talking bollocks on breakfast radio. There's also the other similarity between me and The King in that I quite enjoy a snack whilst sitting on the toilet.

2)       Tell us your favourite punchline
"Out the front it's a baby, out the back it's your arse"

3)       What's been your best heckle?
"No, sorry, that's not true"

4)       What was your response?
"True....that's not true...but really that's something we could have discussed later"

5)       What's the craziest thing you've ever bought on TradeMe?
A trampoline...that turned out to be made from real tramps.

6)       Aside from yourself, who would you kill to see at this year's festival - and why?
Rhys Darby.....cos he's just a joy to watch....but he's not doing a show....so probably a show he's producing would be my second choice....which would be mine

7)       What was the last film you watched?
Tropic Thunder....both realistic and very very silly.

8)       What was the one question you were glad you weren't asked on this questionnaire?
Is your Mum still as hot as ever?....There's no right answer to that one

9)              What's the one question we should have asked?
Would you like to phone a friend?


Advertisement


Advertisement

Advertisement