Idol time? Give a listen to A.L.X.–you’ll Love Crushed Velvet! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: A.L.X., lead singer, Love Crushed Velvet     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Love Crushed Velvet lead singer A.L.X. by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of sneering New York musicians who think Billy Idol is just a random stranger Adam Sandler... Continue Reading →

Graphic novelist Peter Kuper pictures the Big Apple! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Peter Kuper, artist, Drawn to New York   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of stick-figure drawers who are blind to the difference between what they create and what artist Peter Kuper does… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!   If you love the... Continue Reading →

Legendary talk show host Barry Farber: 50 years in radio! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Barry Farber, legendary talk radio personality I must not tell a lie; I did not grow up listening to Barry Farber on the radio. I listened to FM album radio stations in my New Jersey bedroom back in the 1970s, WNEW in New York City, the student-run station at Rutgers University and WPST... Continue Reading →

Roger Nygard goes where none dare: The Nature of Existence! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Roger Nygard has come back to Earth—or has he? The highly regarded documentary filmmaker went to the outer reaches of the galaxy a few years ago when he profiled Star Trek fans—and a few actors from the show—to make Trekkies and its sequel, Trekkies 2. Somehow, he made fun of Trek fans at the same... Continue Reading →

Superspy Jordan Sandor inspired by real-life, novelist says! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Mr. Media had no reason to expect this quiet spring morning to erupt with the familiar sounds of his violent past… Oh, sorry. I was just seeing myself in the words of lawyer turned novelist Jeffrey Stephens. I inadvertently injected myself into the opening sentence of Stephens’ first published book, Targets of Deception, a spy... Continue Reading →

554 Ramona Singer gives Mr. Media the Housewives business! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Ramona Singer, star, "The Real Housewives of New York City"   The rest of the ladies may be “The Real Housewives of New York,” but Ramona Singer is the real businesswoman of the Big Apple. Kelly Bensimon may have shown her family jewels in the pages of Playboy, but fellow “Housewife” Ramona Singer... Continue Reading →

Roger Lowenstein takes Mr. Media to ‘The End of Wall Street’

Today's Guest: Roger Lowenstein, author, The End of Wall Street, America's Bank The sky is falling! The sky is falling! What’s that? The sky has already fallen? Damn, I hate being late to the party. Apparently, it’s old news that the world financial system was on the edge of collapse over the course of recent... Continue Reading →

‘High Society’ reality TV bout: Devorah Rose v. Tinsley Mortimer! (2010 Audio Interview)

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of movie extras best known for walking through scenes in Gosford Park… in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! I’m, like, totally up on Manhattan society—of the 1980s. If they were ever mentioned in Spy magazine, I know who they are... Continue Reading →

Adriana Trigiani shares her recipe for Valentine’s amore! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Romance novelist Adriana Trigiani, author of Brava, Valentina. [amazon_link id="B004Z4LVN2" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ][/amazon_link]Valentine Roncalli is 35 and feeling every bit of years. While her friends and siblings all have families of their own, she lives in her 80-year-old grandmother’s home, amongst all of her grandmother’s trinkets and memories, running her grandmother’s shoe... Continue Reading →

Rock photographer Bob Gruen knows his New York Dolls! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Welcome to another edition of Mr. Media’s Kollege of Musical Knowledge. Today, I’ll test your familiarity with the roots of punk rock music with a very special guest, photographer Bob Gruen. Bob just published a new collection of his classic photos, this time capturing the wild times of the original New York punk band,... Continue Reading →

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