This Darryl Lenox interview might work, but probably won’t! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Darryl Lenox, comedian   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of deaf, dumb and blind Canadian comedy fans who hear no punch lines, speak no punch lines and see no… wait a minute that doesn’t make any sense, does it?… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St.... Continue Reading →

At Syfy’s Eureka and DC Comics, Eric Wallace is Mister Terrific! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Eric Wallace, executive story editor, "Eureka," producer, "The Flash," Teen Wolf," comic book writer, Mister Terrific   Writer Eric Wallace talks about Syfy's 'Eureka! (1 of 2)   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience that exists in a timeline that closely parallels your own… in the new new media capital of the... Continue Reading →

Black Comix creators get their due — and a coffee table book! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: John Jennings, Damian Duffy, co-authors, Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art and Culture   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of neighborhood dogs in the new new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!   This show has always put out the welcome mat for black cartoonists, from... Continue Reading →

ESPN analyst Doug Glanville sends love to Phillies! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Lots of former baseball players write books about their glory days as a player. And many of those books are as much about their off-field careers as what happened between the foul lines. Womanizing, incessant drinking, shooting steroids, pranks, grudges—that’s Jim Bouton/Jose Canseco territory. If that’s your idea of a baseball book, steer clear of... Continue Reading →

560 Black slavery novel ‘Wench’ brings out anger, frustration in readers! PODCAST INTERVIEW

How many novels have you ever read that actually upset you? Moved you, frustrated you, left you unsure how you felt about the story itself? That’s the way I felt reading Dolen Perkins-Valdez’s first novel, Wench. I read a lot of books—it comes with the territory when they call you Mr. Media. But this novel... Continue Reading →

A Boy Named Curtis created by a cartoonist named Ray! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Ray Billingsley, syndicated cartoonist, "Curtis"   There are a number of daily newspaper comic strips that we tend to take for granted. “Cathy,” by Cathy Guisewite, is one. Mort Walker’s “Beetle Bailey” and “Hi & Lois” are two more. And then there is my friend Ray Billingsley’s strip, “Curtis.” “Curtis” shares the adventures... Continue Reading →

TV’s Good Enough Mother Rene Syler hosts Obama Inaugural! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Rene Syler, host, BET's coverage of Barack Obama's 2008 Presidential Inauguration, author, Good Enough Mother   If your name is Rene Syler, this is probably a pretty good week. In the midst of preparing to co-host BET’s live coverage of the Jan. 20th inauguration of Barack Obama, it was announced that Syler—a former co-host... Continue Reading →

African-American editorial cartoonists go ’round the table! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Today's Guests: Tim Jackson, David G. Brown, Ron Rogers, Barbara Brandon-Croft, Dr. Yaounde Olu, editorial cartoonists These are days when the rules are being rewritten by the hour, a time when the old ways seem quaint and antiquated, a period in history when perhaps we can no longer rely upon history to guide the future.... Continue Reading →

Novelist Michele Cameron shares her Moments of Clarity! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Today's Guest: Michele Cameron, romance novelist, Never Say Never, Moments of Clarity Romance is the top genre in fiction with more than $1.47 billion dollars in sales for 2007. The average romance reader is voracious and goes through 6-7 books per month. Within the genre, there are many specializations, including tonight’s topic: romance novels... Continue Reading →

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