Paul began his career over thirty years ago. He sang, played bass, and directed the third Infantry Div, Marne Glee Club, in Germany. Later, while creating and performing comedy sketches at the Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis, Paul also contributed as a writer/actor to National Public Radio's All Things Considered, supplying topical material. He has directed stage shows in Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota and California. Paul has also written and directed several short films and videos. A husband of twenty-eight years, he is the father of two daughters.