Mueller Report Graphic Novel makes corruption comically easy! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Barbara Slate by clicking on the video player above!  If your faith in the United States Government has been shaken by political developments over the last three years, you’re apparently right where the political leaders and oligarchs of Russia want you to be. Oh, and President... Continue Reading →

In The Narcissists, a romantic comedy, love of self is the joke! INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Quincy Rose and Augie Duke by clicking on the video player above!  Pity the poor indie filmmaker. I’m sitting around for three years with nothing better to do than be anxious for Quincy Rose’s follow-up to the brilliantly titled and whack-a-doodle Friends Effing Friends Effing Friends,... Continue Reading →

Renee Rosen gives Helen Gurley Brown’s Cosmo a novel spin! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Renee Rosen by clicking on the video player above!  One of the best novels I read in 2018 was Renee Rosen’s Windy City Blues, in which she told the story of Chicago’s legendary Chess Records through the eyes of a fictionalized young woman who worked at... Continue Reading →

R. Crumb’s ‘Weirdo’ comes to life with Jon B. Cooke book! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jon B. Cooke by clicking on the video player above!  NOTE — Due to some recording issues, this isn’t the easiest audio to hear. We’ve fixed the problem going forward, but my apologies to Jon and to you! – Bob Andelman, Mr. Media. I was a... Continue Reading →

Her Fugitive Heart keeps Ravi PI under Hindu Gods’ protection! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Adits Tantimedh by clicking on the video player above!  To me, the arrival of a new Ravi P.I. novel by Adi Tantimedh is like being handed a fresh-baked soft pretzel and a Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper. I’m going to try and consume it slowly, savoring every... Continue Reading →

John Barbour’s life was full of Real People. And Sinatra! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with John Barbour by clicking on the video player above!  From the time I started reading John Barbour’s career-spanning memoir, Your Mother’s Not A Virgin: The Bumpy Life and Times of the Canadian Dropout Who Changed the Face of American TV! I kept searching for the right... Continue Reading →

Odd films, underground comix and Mike Watt’s Exploitation Nation! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Mike Watt by clicking on the video player above!  Exploitation Nation, Mike Watt’s bi-annual journal in which he gives lowbrow entertainment a highbrow survey, is all about underground comix in its sixth issue. I’m always looking for an excuse to feature comics-related subjects on Mr. Media,... Continue Reading →

Michael Hinman, Tommy Duncan, JC Hutchins and Dana Willhoit! Whew! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Today's podcast is a lost-and-found item; recorded on September 27, 2008, live at Blog Orlando, an "Unconference" held at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, it has been missing in action--albeit hiding in plain sight in the archives of my old BlogTalkRadio account--for more than a decade. It was a fun day, the first... Continue Reading →

Across The Board, this Canadian band is Calling you! VIDEO INTERVIEW, PERFORMANCE

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Across The Board by clicking on the video player above!  How much do you need to a know about a band beyond the fact that you like their sound? I heard a few tracks from the Canadian group Across the Board and that was enough for... Continue Reading →

Berlin’s songwriter says there’s message in the steamy lyrics! 1984 INTERVIEW

By Bob Andelman May 27, 1984 Last year, a song called Sex introduced America to new-wave band Berlin. The lyrics of Sex ("I'm a virgin ... a slut ... a geisha ... I'm your mother") caused a lot of blushing around radio stations, but they put it on the air and helped turn it into... Continue Reading →

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