Mr. Media Interviews
Podcast Host: Bob Andelman
Podcast Owner: andelman
Podcast Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Episodes: 249
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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10/13/2008 | Download File 3.07 MB -right click to download

Image by heath_bar via FlickrI love “Chuck.”It’s not a gay thing—I’m referring to the NBC TV show that just returned for its second season on Monday nights.And it’s not just me; my wife and daughter are also huge fans of the goofy, sexy, spy action-comedy starring Zachary Levi, Yvonne St

10/13/2008 | Download File 8.69 MB -right click to download

Image via WikipediaI hate it when people confuse actors with the characters they play. For example, just because 11-year-old Joey Luthman appears on the Showtime sitcom “Weeds” doesn’t mean he’s a pothead.At least I hope not!And just because he has a role in the new movie An American Carol a

10/10/2008 | Download File 14.08 MB -right click to download

Book cover via AmazonWelcome to another edition of Mr. Media’s Kollege of Musical Knowledge. Today, I’ll test your familiarity with the roots of punk rock music with a very special guest, photographer Bob Gruen.Bob just published a new collection of his classic photos, this time capturing the wi

10/09/2008 | Download File 13.27 MB -right click to download

Romance is the top genre in fiction with more than $1.47 billion dollars in sales for 2007. The average romance reader is voracious and goes through 6-7 books per month.Within the genre, there are many specializations, including tonight’s topic: romance novels written by and for African-American r

10/08/2008 | Download File 1.88 MB -right click to download

Image by mike_1630 via FlickrActor Bruce Davison already owns a chunk of pop culture—he was devious Senator Robert Kelly in the first two X-Men movies and has appeared in episodes of everything from “Lost” and “Battlestar Galactica” to “Terminator” and “The L Word.”So it can’t be

10/07/2008 | Download File 15.00 MB -right click to download

Regular Mr. Media listeners know that I have a special place in my heart for cartoonists and comics people.I admire their creativity and talent, of course, but I also envy their ability to wake up every day and invent a living from whole cloth.And probably no one in this creative class has a greater

10/06/2008 | Download File 9.40 MB -right click to download

Image via WikipediaActor Kirk Douglas will be 92 in December. 92! I’m roughly half his age and from everything I’ve heard about him of late, he’s got twice the energy and drive that I do.Every generation of the last 60 years can easily point to a favorite Kirk Douglas movie, whether it’s Cha

10/03/2008 | Download File 5.23 MB -right click to download

Apparently there is a big national election campaign underway in the United States featuring an old man, a black man, a bald man and a woman who shoots moose.Who knew?Anyway, amidst all the noise for John McCain and Sarah Palin, Barack Obama and Joe Biden, Jeremy Redleaf has created a short, musical

10/02/2008 | Download File 11.78 MB -right click to download

Book cover via AmazonThere are two memories of Yankee Stadium that I hold dear.The first dates back to 1967. I was six years old and my grandfather took me to the House That Ruth Built for the first time to see my idol, Mickey Mantle. There are two things I remember about that night: The Mick hit a

09/28/2008 | Download File 14.68 MB -right click to download

Of the nine books I’ve written, it just occurred to me that the first and last have Pulitzer Prize connections—not for my work, unfortunately, but still…The last was Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, a biography of the American master artist and writer, which featured an introduction by Pulitzer P


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