Media Munchies: Paul Ego

  • Media Munchies
  • November 2, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Media Munchies: Paul Ego

When he’s not lending his voice to Pak ‘n Save’s Stickman, Paul Ego is mocking Jeremy Corbett on 7 Days or performing on the stand-up circuit across the country. And when not entertaining the masses with his brand of dry and often self-deprecating humour, Ego likes to engage in some very risqué use of the fax machine.

What media do you wake up to? 

No media before 10am is my rule. The only update I want first thing in the morning is my son telling me he’s bringing my coffee in damn sharpish.

What TV shows are you watching at the moment? And how are you watching them?

Peaky Blinders on Netflix with the amazing Sam Neill.

What music are you listening to at the moment? And how are you listening to it?

Been revisiting two of my favourite albums recently: ‘Bill Withers - Live at Carnegie Hall’ and ‘Elbow - Seldom Seen Kid - Live at Abbey Road Studios’.

What’s your favoured social media platform? Is it a blessing or a curse? 

Sok-Med, as I like to call it, is like baptising your child with witches’ blood, it’s a cursed blessing. My favoured Sok-Med though is the platform for drunks, ‘Off Your Face Book’.

What’s your favourite website?

I’m a big fan of German cars and dub music so I like veedubanddub@dubdubdub.car.dub.

Where do you get your news?

From gossip and smoke signals.

What are you reading at the moment? And how are you reading it? 

Wonder by R.J Palacio, from front to back.

What’s your favourite magazine? 

2006 White Pages A-L. 

What’s your favourite app? 

Microsoft Word 97. 

What’s your favourite radio station and/or podcast?  

The Rock for radio, the http://nerdist.com/podcasts/Nerdist for podding.

What’s your guilty media pleasure? 

Faxing nude photos of myself to friends.

What media do you go to sleep with? 

The Apple iPillow. 

  • Catch Paul Ego and the 7 Days crew on tour this December and on Fridays at 9.30pm on TV3.

  • This story originally appeared in the November/December issue of NZ Marketing. 

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

The collaborative approach: Woods Agency's Reuben Woods on tackling the world stage from Tauranga
Sponsored content

The collaborative approach: Woods Agency's Reuben Woods on tackling the world stage from Tauranga

When Reuben and Melissa Woods started Woods Agency in their spare bedroom in Papamoa Beach back in 2004, they only had one regular client, bedroom furniture company Design Mobel. Fourteen years on, their client list spans the length of New Zealand and into the Pacific Islands. We chat with Reuben about how they built an agency that focuses on developing regional companies into world-class brands.

Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2018 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise

Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit