Mark Anderson sells a world of Andertoons for every situation! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mark Anderson, cartoonist, Andertoons     Watch Mr. Media's video interview with cartoonist Mark Anderson by clicking the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of one-shot cartoon characters just begging Mark Anderson for another shot at fame—or at least, infamy… in the NEW new media capital of... Continue Reading →

At Writer’s Digest, Jane Friedman held every comma in place! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  I was a little nervous when I received an email from Jane Friedman, the publisher of Writer’s Digest magazine and books. She was responding to my interview with one of her authors, Mike Sacks, the author of And Here’s the Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers on Their Craft. Sacks was unhappy with... 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 →

Every day, cartoonist Mike Lynch hears, ‘Hey Kids! Comics!’ PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mike Lynch, cartoonist.   Regular Mr. Media listeners know that I have a special place in my heart for cartoonists and comics people. I admire their creativity and talent, of course, but I also envy their ability to wake up every day and invent a living from whole cloth. And probably no one... Continue Reading →

84 US Magazine editor Barbara O’Dair dishes on celebrity! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Barbara O'Dair, editor, US Magazine Originally published June 23, 1997 My first inkling that something was different about US magazine came as I settled into an airplane seat and reached into my briefcase for something to read. The airport newsstand was pretty thin and I had reluctantly settled for US. On the cover... Continue Reading →

62 The day Mr. Magazine met Mr. Media in glorious color! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Samir Husni, Ph.D., a.k.a. "Mr. Magazine" (Originally Published September 2, 1996) Samir Husni has come a long way since buying his first Superman comic book on a Lebanese newsstand 35 years ago. Today, the acting chairman of the University of Mississippi journalism department spends more money on magazines in a month — topping... Continue Reading →

20 Longtime Smithsonian magazine editor Carey Winfrey’s history! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Carey Winfrey, editor, Smithsonian   Blender. Newsweek. TV Guide. Forbes. Playboy. Mac World. Entertainment Weekly. Wizard. Business 2.0. Esquire. These are the magazines I read as soon as they arrive in the mail each week or each month. They are frothy, entertaining reads, and I look forward to each new issue. And then... Continue Reading →

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