Barrence Whitfield gets to savage guts of rock ‘n’ roll! INTERVIEW 1986

  By Bob Andelman May 16, 1986 If seeing Little Richard perform “Great Gosh A’Mighty” in “Down and Out in Beverly Hills” got you going, Barrence Whitfield and the Savages are guaranteed to cause a heart attack. “We just play with the guts, sweat and emotion of any rock ‘n’ roll band that might’ve been... Continue Reading →

Bananarama: Looking ahead to touring, raising baby! INTERVIEW 1986

  By Bob Andelman September 15, 1986 The personal manager traveling with Bananarama has a worried look on her face. She’s concerned that a reporter about to interview the female vocal trio is only interested in one thing. “Keren (Woodward) is, uh, you know – tired of answering questions about her pregnancy,” says the manager.... Continue Reading →

Nell Carter’s Singing Debut Is A Hit! INTERVIEW 1985

  By Bob Andelman August 23, 1985 Nell Carter hardly needs a break. The compact chanteuse made her world debut as a concert headliner at Ruth Eckerd Hall on June 28 with impressive results. Although Carter is a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress, star of the long-running NBC-TV comedy “Gimme A Break,” and recently completed a... Continue Reading →

The BoDeans Guide to Picking Up Girls! 1986 INTERVIEW

  By Bob Andelman June 27, 1986 The two young men hanging around outside the University of South Florida’s University Center are trying to pick up girls. They aren’t having much luck. “Don’t you know who he is?” hollers Sammy BoDean to a pretty, disinterested woman in a red leather mini skirt. “You’ll love me,... Continue Reading →

Power Station – Tony Thompson project turns into national tour! 1985 INTERVIEW

  By Bob Andelman August 16, 1985 John Taylor and Andy Taylor may be better known and prettier, but Tony Thompson generates the power in the Power Station. The drummer – formerly with Chic – discussed one of the most anticipated and unexpected rock tours of this summer in an interview just two days after... Continue Reading →

Muslim. Arab. Woman. Funny? Ayser Salman certainly is! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Ayer Salman by clicking on the video player above!  Imagine writing the story of your life and constantly having to footnote it – literally! – because your mother doesn’t approve of the details you reveal and the way you retell certain stories. Next, imagine having to... Continue Reading →

Jack Kirby vs. Stan Lee for all the Marvels in new comics history! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with John Morrow by clicking on the video player above!  Marvel vs. DC has been the gold standard in comic book company wars for decades. Right behind it in comics cultural importance is probably Jack Kirby vs. Stan Lee, a neverending fount of bitterness between two of... Continue Reading →

Madelyn Victoria is Right Here With You, Mister! VIDEO INTERVIEW, SONGS

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Madelyn Victoria by clicking on the video player above!  The first time that singer Madelyn Victoria and her brother, guitarist Albert Vallejo, were on Mr. Media, I was struck by their talent and charm. That was four years ago, so I imagine they’ve only gotten better... Continue Reading →

Richard Lynch sings his country prayers on the radio! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Richard Lynch by clicking on the video player above!  Richard Lynch is a country singer/songwriter who ended 2018 with a surprise honor – a place in the Ohio Country Music Hall of Fame. His final concert of the year, on New Year’s Eve, was literally interrupted... Continue Reading →

President Trump may not enjoy cartoonist Clay Jones’ work! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Clay Jones by clicking on the video player above!  I never planned on sharing my opinions on political and social issues. It is something that evolved slowly in the last 20 years. For example, as an independent voter in the 1990s, I found Bill Clinton’s behavior... Continue Reading →

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