Cartooning class is now in session with Ivan Brunetti! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of cartooning fans who haven’t been the same since Pogo ended… in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Like a lot of kids, I once daydreamed about becoming a cartoonist. Back at North Brunswick Township High School in Central New Jersey,... Continue Reading →

Comics artist Barbara Slate says you, too, can create graphic novels! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Barbara Slate, comic book artist, graphic novelist, You Can Do a Graphic Novel, Getting Married and Other Mistakes     Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of teenagers whose only apparent talent is spray painting the fence when my back is turned… right here in the NEW new media capital... Continue Reading →

Cracked.com: You Might Be A Zombie! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jack O'Brien, editor, Cracked.com, You Might Be A Zombie   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of obsessed Redbook magazine fact checkers who promise to confirm the veracity of everything my guest says before we’re done here today… in the new new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!... Continue Reading →

Rick Meyerowitz: Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead and booked! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Sometimes I think I grew up in some alternate reality. There was no Internet when I was in my teens—we barely had FM radio and UHF television reception in Central Jersey and cable TV was unheard of—but somehow I managed to find plenty of inappropriate media influences. I read comic books by the pile, which... Continue Reading →

Today’s Lesson? Get Rich Cheating, taught by Jeff Kreisler! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jeff Kreisler, author, Get Rich Cheating   I’m not a big advocate of cheating to get ahead in life. But let’s face it, these are not normal times. So I’m willing to consider options that were previously anathema to a goody two-shoes like myself. Enter Jeff Kreisler, an old friend of the Mr.... Continue Reading →

Mike Sacks gets The Kicker from great comedy writers! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mike Sacks, author. And Here's the Kicker and Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers   I wouldn’t mind spending a day or two in the shoes of Mike Sacks. During the day—and probably quite a few nights—he is a mild-mannered writer for Vanity Fair magazine. When he’s not doing that, he’s... Continue Reading →

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