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Paul Williams - Funny As Interview

Funny As Interviews – 2019

Paul Williams is a stand-up comedian and musician who does podcasts about basketball. In this Funny As interview, Guy Williams' younger brother discusses a wide range of topics, including:

  • Following his older sister into musical theatre when he was eight years old
  • Writing his own music at 15 by parodying famous hip hop tracks, then loading his own music videos onto YouTube
  • Winning praise from Lorde, who called Williams her favourite Kiwi musician
  • First doing stand-up while studying musical theatre in Wellington
  • Combining his love of stand-up with music, by creating musical comedy
This interview was recorded for 2019 TV series Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy. All audiovisual content is copyright to Augusto, and may not be reproduced. Publication of Funny As extended interviews made possible with funding from the NZ Lotteries Grants Board.