For Better of For Worse, cartoonist Lynn Johnston’s strip lives on! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Lynn Johnston by clicking on the video player above!  While I can’t tell you that I have read Lynn Johnston’s wonderful daily comic strip, “For Better or For Worse” from the very beginning in 1979, I can’t remember a time when The Patterson Family was not... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Small Town, Big Music book: Kent, Ohio, rocks! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jason Prufer by clicking on the video player above!  Some ideas for history books are sitting right in front of our noses, waiting for a smart writer to recognize opportunity and put the puzzle pieces together. That’s kind of how I imagine Jason Prufer’s new book,... 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 →

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