Podcast Host: Bob Andelman
Podcast Owner: andelman
Podcast Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Website: http://www.mrmedia.com
Episodes: 260
Mr. Media Interviews
What is Mr. Media® Interviews? The calm of Charlie Rose, the curiosity of Terry Gross and the unpredictability of Howard Stern! Exclusive Hollywood, celebrity, pop culture podcast interviews by Mr. Media®, a.k.a., Bob Andelman, with newsmakers in TV, radio, movies, music, magazines, newspapers, books, websites, social media, politics, sports, graphic novels, and comics! Now in its 8th year! Subscribe FREE on iTunes or mobile devices via the Stitcher app and never miss a show!

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11/21/2008 | Download File 13.00 MB -right click to download

Book cover via AmazonYou Midwesterners may disagree, but I don’t think there is any single place in this country more representative of the soul of America than Brooklyn and New Jersey.And the fact that I was born in the former and raised in the latter doesn’t color my thinking at all.Both are c

11/24/2008 | Download File 6.28 MB -right click to download

Darfur refugee camp via WikipediaEmanuel Jal’s life reads like something out of a movie—which is no doubt why his story is featured in a new documentary called War Child.Jal was a child soldier in Sudan who overcame unimaginable violence, death and destruction and fled after being forced to figh

11/02/2008 | Download File 9.36 MB -right click to download

If you ever wondered what Larry David—the star of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”—was like in his 20s, the answer may be found in the adventures of a guy named Tim.Tim is the lead character in a new animated sitcom on HBO called “The Life and Times of Tim.” It is vulgar, nasty and sometim

11/19/2008 | Download File 7.64 MB -right click to download

Image by Getty Imagesvia DaylifeI well remember my first encounter with wireless Internet service outside of my home.It was the Cellular Telecommunication & Internet Association's Wireless 2002 show in Orlando and I was sent to cover it for Technology Meetings magazine.Boingo Wireless had approa

12/03/2008 | Download File 13.92 MB -right click to download

Lana Turner, from The Postman Always Ring Twice, via WikipediaNothing twinkles quite as bright as a classic Hollywood star and few were ever bigger in their day than Lana Turner.Of course, there is Lana Turner the legend… and Lana Turner the wife and mother. In her over-size collection of family p

12/08/2008 | Download File 10.57 MB -right click to download

Image by CowGummy via FlickrMy guest today is Bob Eckstein, author of The History of the Snowman and a humor columnist and cartoonist.But first, I’d like to set the tone for this interview by reading from a poem that Bob found on a needlepoint throw pillow sold at a garage sale:I made a snowman as

12/10/2008 | Download File 7.59 MB -right click to download

Craig Glazer, the author of a new book called The King of Sting, might remind you of another good guy/bad guy: Frank Abagnale Jr., the author of Catch Me If You Can.The difference, I think, if that Abagnale was a scam artist; Glazer was a sting artist.Subtle difference? We’ll see.You can LISTEN to

12/01/2008 | Download File 12.79 MB -right click to download

Book cover via AmazonIf you want to see daily comic strips in their classic form, the place I’d steer you is Patrick McDonnell’s “Mutts.”Finely drawn, acerbic in voice yet sweet by nature, gentle in image yet often violent in humor, “Mutts” is a throwback to the earliest days of the art

12/05/2008 | Download File 12.74 MB -right click to download

Image via WikipediaRolling Stone magazine staff writer David Wild has harbored a secret man crush for decades. Today, he will come out of the closet and fess up:He’s in love with Neil Diamond.Wild testifies to this forbidden love in a new sort-of biography, He Is… I Say: How I Learned to Stop Wo

11/17/2008 | Download File 8.37 MB -right click to download

Image ofLaurel ToubyWhen Laurel Touby started MediaBistro.com in 1996, being a freelancer in the media business was a fairly solitary position. She became the socializer-in-chief, organizing events to draw writers and editors together, posting media jobs, which led to educational programs and daily


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I've always enjoyed listening to Mr. Media Interviews. You never know who will be on it next!
Reviewed on 09/08/2008

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