The Truth About Marriage from filmmaker Roger Nygard! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Roger Nygard, documentary filmmaker, "The Truth About Marriage," "The Nature of Existence," "Trekkies"     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Roger Nygard by clicking on the video player above!  There is something special about Roger Nygard. He leads two very different lives in Hollywood: by day, he’s been a video editor... Continue Reading →

Tempting? Talking with Otis Williams of The Temptations! INTERVIEW

By BOB ANDELMAN (Originally published August 25, 1984) CLEARWATER - There were no ca­sualties, but the battle was fierce. Arms flailed, legs kicked, and tempers flared, but it was all in good fun as the Temptations and Four Tops squared off musically on the stage at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday night. The promoters nicknamed... Continue Reading →

Mark Malkoff’s podcast love for Johnny Carson exposed! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mark Malkoff, host, "The Carson Podcast"     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Mark Malkoff by clicking on the video player above!  I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say that Mark Malkoff is probably the most and best prepared podcast host in the world. If you’ve ever listened... Continue Reading →

The Banker’s Wife is novelist Cristina Alger’s Panama Papers! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Cristina Alger, novelist, The Banker's Wife, The Darlings     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Cristina Alger by clicking on the video player above!  Book titles are a bit deceiving. I received Cristina Alger’s third novel, The Banker’s Wife, and figured it would literally be a thriller about a banker’s wife.... Continue Reading →

Don McLean: “I’m OK … You’re So-So” 3 INTERVIEWS

Today's Guest: Don McLean, singer, songwriter, "American Pie"   (NOTE: The first interview below was done in advance of Don McLean's 1983 appearance at the old London Victory Club in downtown Tampa; the next two were written from a second, single phone interview in 1986. My enduring memory of the Tampa show was taking a... Continue Reading →

MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer kicks out the mofos! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Wayne Kramer, guitarist, MC5, author, The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, The MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Wayne Kramer by clicking on the video player above!  Everybody knows at least one MC5 song – and that would be “Kick Out the Jams,” mofo. Know... Continue Reading →

Michael Franks almost froze those popsicle toes! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Michael Franks, singer, "Popsicle Toes"   By Bob Andelman (Originally published October 4,1986) Michael Franks was in Columbus, Ohio when he heard that Ringo Starr had just recorded one of his tunes, “Monkey See – Monkey Do.” “I was on the road when the record came out,” the singer-songwriter recalls. “Somebody said, ‘One... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Fournier: how to be green in the afterlife! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Elizabeth Fournier, green mortician, author, The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Elizabeth Fournier by clicking on the video player above!  Everybody needs a niche and Elizabeth Fournier has one. She’s America’s friendly, neighborhood mortician. She also... Continue Reading →

Jeff Klinkenberg, Son of Real Florida, Returns! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jeff Klinkenberg, journalist, author, Son of Real Florida: Stories From My Life     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jeff Klinkenberg by clicking on the video player above!  Every major daily newspaper has a few journalists whose work consistently rises above all others. And there is an even smaller group of... Continue Reading →

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