Paul W. Downs

Paul W. Downs is an actor, writer, and comedian. A member of former UCB Harold Teams Whorenado and Penthouse Riot, Paul makes digital shorts and other weird things with Lucia Aniello under the name Paulilu.

Guest Appearances

June 5, 2017

Dads and grads season is here! Writers/directors Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs (Broad City) join Scott this week to talk about their new film Rough Night starring Scarlett Johansson, meeting each other in a UCB 101 class, and what’s next in their future. Then, artists Pants the Rapper and MC Sugar Butt drop by to tell us about their new album “Coma Pants.” Plus, entrepreneur Carl Coaster stops by to share his coaster ideas to get back into the roller coaster game.

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April 22, 2016

Welcome back to People, Places, and Things with your host Marcello Chang Bardinewa (Paul W. Downs)! It’s the show in which Marcello interviews people, places, and things about fascinating stories, often stories of tragedy and sadness that end with a glimmer of hope. This week is no exception as he is joined by Elaine McKenna Broderick, a survivor who has returned to society after being held captive for 11 years. Elaine speaks on how her life has changed since then and expands on her newly released book “No More Skittles: My Story of Confinement and Kidnapping”. Later, Traci Reardon stops by to help her Twitter followers with advice on kidnapping in another edition of “Help Me, Rhonda.”

April 8, 2016

Ronna and Beverly are joined by the accomplished, young, and adorable Paul W. Downs to chat about Broad City, writing with his life partner Lucia Aniello, his episode of Netflix’s The Characters, and playing Ilana Glazer’s identical cousin in a Comedy Central 4/20 special entitled “Time Traveling Bong.”

May 3, 2013

Andrew Ti & guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello get into a deep discussion on the possible racism resulting from a high school rivalry that is using “chop-suey” font on signs that read “Fry Rice.” As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

May 2, 2013

Andrew Ti & this week’s guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello discuss the age old question on whether St. Patrick’s Day is racist or not. Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.

May 1, 2013

Andrew Ti & guests Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello get into whether the Boston bombers are considered to be white and if they agree with the label of racist & white supremacist to be the same. Stop all that racist shit and leave us a message at (323) 389-RACE.