Don McLean: “I’m OK … You’re So-So” 3 INTERVIEWS

Today's Guest: Don McLean, singer, songwriter, "American Pie"   (NOTE: The first interview below was done in advance of Don McLean's 1983 appearance at the old London Victory Club in downtown Tampa; the next two were written from a second, single phone interview in 1986. My enduring memory of the Tampa show was taking a... Continue Reading →

Becoming a swinger made Daniel Stern a popular, sexy single guy! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Daniel Stern, screenwriter, author, Swingland: Between the Sheets of the Secretive, Sometimes Messy, but Always Adventurous Swinging Lifestyle     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Daniel Stern, author of 'Swingland: Between the Sheets of the Secretive, Sometimes Messy, but Always Adventurous Swinging Lifestyle.' by clicking on the video player above!Mr. Media... Continue Reading →

954 Tampa Bay’s Ward Smith acts up on Army Wives, Burn Notice! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Ward Smith, comedian, actor, "Army Wives," "Burn Notice"   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of struggling young actors who got to know Mr. Media 25 years ago and are finally seeing a payoff today… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Every 10 or... Continue Reading →

941 30 Rock: Backstage at NBC with Dotcom, Tracy and Grizz! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Kevin Brown, comedian, actor, "30 Rock"   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Grizz and Dotcom fans who think Dotcom’s name should always come first when they’re mentioned together… in the new new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!   So much has happened in the two... Continue Reading →

893 Tina Fey, Mary Louise Parker, Whitney Cummings… and Maulik Pancholy? PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Maulik Pancholy, actor, "30 Rock," "Whitney," "Weeds"   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Kabletown personal assistants vying to replace Jonathan for Jack Donaghy’s… attentions… in the NEW new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! As trade-ups go, it’s hard to beat Maulik Pancholy’s change of scenery.... Continue Reading →

Welcome to Florida: Don’t Go Near the Water (with Oba Chandler)

(Author's Note: This story was originally published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Orlando Sentinel, and Weekly Planet in 1993. Every time Oba Chandler's name has recurred in the press, I get calls about it. Joan Rogers and her daughters, Michelle and Christe, were brutally murdered on June 1, 1989. Several years later, after an intensive... Continue Reading →

Tampa super-attorney-author Steve Yerrid loves his damn Yankees! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Steve Yerrid, Tampa attorney and author of The Making of A Championship Heart. Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of ambulance chasers who may dream Steve Yerrid-size dreams but they’ll never match his Championship Heart… in the NEW new media capital of the world, St. Petersburg, Florida!  Attorney Steve Yerrid... Continue Reading →

Johnny G. Lyon rocks Mr. Media and the Globe Coffee Lounge! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Johnny G. Lyon, rock 'n' roll guitarist, singer, "Comb My Hair"   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience – HEY! WAIT A MINUTE! THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL LIVING ROOM! Holy cow, we’re LIVE at the extraordinary Globe Coffee Lounge in the new new media capitol of the world… St.... Continue Reading →

Jonah Keri squeezes The Extra 2% from Tampa Bay Rays! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jonah Keri, author, The Extra 2%   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of baseball fans who secretly wish Joe Maddon was their team’s manager … in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Part 1 of 3  I was a little nervous about the publication... Continue Reading →

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