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 →

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 →

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 →

Thank you for 12 years from Mr. Media host Bob Andelman

  Just a quick word of appreciation to fans and friends of the "Mr. Media Interviews" podcast from host and producer Bob Andelman. February 1, 2019 is the 12th anniversary of the first Mr. Media podcast! The first show recorded was with TV showrunner David Simon, creator of "The Wire," "Homicide: Life on the Street,"... Continue Reading →

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

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Cristina Alger by clicking on the video player above!  (UPDATE, JULY 27, 2019: Amazon Prime Video announced it acquired rights to produce a TV series based on Cristina Alger's novel, The Banker's Wife. Producers of the show previously were behind Showtime's long-running series, "Homeland." Read more... Continue Reading →

Max Allan Collins brings Mike Hammer back–again! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Max Allan Collins by clicking on the video player above!  My over-the-backyard-fence neighbor and I have been exchanging books back and forth for years. As a result of this show, I have introduced him to several mystery authors published by the Hard Case Crime imprint. I... Continue Reading →

Banging my head against the wall with Andy Cowan! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Andy Cowan by clicking on the video player above!  Banging My Head Against the Wall: A Comedy Writer’s Guide to Seeing Stars is a great book title because it is not only clever, it tells you exactly what the book is about. Humorist Andy Cowan’s career... Continue Reading →

1330 This post is Jammin’ with Bob Marley and the Wailers biographer! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Richie Unterberger, author, Bob Marley and the Wailers: The Ultimate Illustrated History     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Richie Unterberger by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Kingston, Jamaica townies ready to pounce at the first slip of a Rastafarian accent... Continue Reading →

1319 Fauzia Burke wants to help authors sell books! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Fauzia Burke, book publicist, FSB Associates, author, Online Marketing for Busy Authors: A Step-by-Step Guide     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Fauzia Burke by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of clueless first-time and experienced writers who don’t understand why... Continue Reading →

Amazon’s Hand of God returns via creator Ben Watkins! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Ben Watkins, creator/showrunner, "Hand of God," producer/writer, "Burn Notice"     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Ben Watkins by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of true believers whose lives are also filled with sex, lies, brutal violence, hypocrisy and old books... Continue Reading →

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