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Apr 27, 2015

This year’s 40th anniversary of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” became a time to reflect back on so many great characters that came out of that show over four decades: • Roseanne Roseannadanna • Stefon • The Blues Brothers • Father Guido Sarducci • And... The Ambiguously Gay Duo!

J.J. SEDELMAIER podcast...


Apr 24, 2015

Don’t tell Daryl Cagle, but the real reason I wanted to see the internationally syndicated editorial cartoonist as a guest on Mr. Media was to match up his actual face with his caricature. He couldn’t possibly look that harried, frustrated and aggravated all at the same time, could he? Well...

DARYL CAGLE podcast...


Apr 20, 2015

How much does anyone really need to know about Quentin Tarantino that can’t be derived from watching movies such as Pulp Fiction, Natural Born Killers or Django Unchained? That was my attitude until a few months ago when I read Jason Bailey’s beautifully illustrated coffee table book, Pulp Fiction: The Complete...


Apr 17, 2015

As much as I love all kinds of motion pictures, the genre I’ve always been most in awe of is animation. Not so much the modern, computer generated stuff in the Pixar/Dreamworks manner, but old-style, hand drawn projects, slavishly created one frame at a time.

BILL PLYMPTON podcast excerpt: "Hollywood doesn't believe...


Apr 13, 2015

For a guy with a bum hip, Harlan Donnally continues getting around with more ease and is far better at intimidating the criminal element than I am.

That probably owes a lot to his creator, Steven Gore, knowing his way around the San Francisco bay area justice system better than most.

In his third Donnally novel, "Night...