R. Crumb’s ‘Weirdo’ comes to life with Jon B. Cooke book! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jon B. Cooke by clicking on the video player above!  NOTE — Due to some recording issues, this isn’t the easiest audio to hear. We’ve fixed the problem going forward, but my apologies to Jon and to you! – Bob Andelman, Mr. Media. I was a... Continue Reading →

Odd films, underground comix and Mike Watt’s Exploitation Nation! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Mike Watt by clicking on the video player above!  Exploitation Nation, Mike Watt’s bi-annual journal in which he gives lowbrow entertainment a highbrow survey, is all about underground comix in its sixth issue. I’m always looking for an excuse to feature comics-related subjects on Mr. Media,... Continue Reading →

1227 Invisible Ink makes Zippy cartoonist’s family history clear! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Bill Griffith, cartoonist, "Zippy the Pinhead," Invisible Ink: My Mother's Secret Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist!!     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Bill Griffith by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of cartoon characters who want to break through from 2D to... Continue Reading →

Bill Griffith, Zippy the Pinhead: Lost? No: Cartoons found here! VIDEO INTERVIEW

  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of polka-dot wearing pinheads and upright horny toads… in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!   You know what I really want to know from cartoonist Bill Griffith? It’s this: does he collect a royalty every time the housekeeper on... Continue Reading →

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

  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 daily strippers such as Ray Billingsley and Charlos Gary to editorial artists such as David G.... Continue Reading →

An oddly compelling interview with cartoonist Denis Kitchen! VIDEO INTERVIEW

  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of recently bathed, well-dressed comic book fans who… aw, who am I kidding? The only thing true in this script is that Mr. Media is recorded more or less live in the NEW new media capital of the world and home of the best team... Continue Reading →

Historian Paul Buhle talks Kurtzman, Wisconsin comics scene! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  What’s so special about Wisconsin, anyway? My home state, New Jersey, has tomatoes, Sinatra, Springsteen, Atlantic City, the Turnpike and The Sopranos. What’s Wisconsin got? Cheese, the Green Bay Packers, cheese, comics, cheese—did I mention cheese? PAUL BUHLE podcast excerpt: "Al Capone vacationed and hid in Wisconsin. And was caught. That should tell you... Continue Reading →

Erotic Comics editor Tim Pilcher sees what you’re thinking! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Tim Pilcher, editor, Erotic Comics: A Graphic History from Tijuana Bibles to Underground Comix   Tim Pilcher has a dirty mind! That’s what some people think, no doubt. He did just publish the second edition Erotic Comics: A Graphic History and it is filled with cartoon images of men, women, aliens and even... Continue Reading →

36 Zippy the Pinhead cartoonist Bill Griffith and polka dots! INTERVIEW

Is there room in prime time TV for another pinhead? And not just any pinhead, but the original, Zippy the Pinhead? Because ready or not, he appears headed toward a cable channel near you, possibly as soon as this fall. Bill Griffith, 53, who created Zippy as an afterthought in an underground comic book more... Continue Reading →

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