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Sep 22, 2017

Today's Guest: Steve Morse, Boston rock music critic

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of air guitar students who failed the Groupies 101 exam… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!

Berklee's Rock History, Steve Morris

When I tell you that Steve Morse was the “long-time” rock critic for the Boston...


Sep 22, 2017

Today's Guest: Robert Knight, rock 'n' roll photographer

Robert Knight and Slash by Maryanne Bilham
Robert Knight and Slash by Maryanne Bilham

Maybe you don’t already know the name of legendary rock ‘n’ roll photographer Robert Knight. But by the end of this half-hour, you won’t be able to forget him. Knight shot the last photographs of guitarist Stevie...


Aug 30, 2017

Today's Guest: Ashley Kahn, author, Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece

Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece by Ashley Kahn
Order 'Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece' by Ashley Kahn, available from Amazon.com by clicking on the book cover above!

One of the best magazine assignments I ever got was in the early 1980s and an editor...


Aug 21, 2017

Today's Guest: Gene Simmons, lead singer, frontman, KISS

 

Kiss and Make-Up, Gene Simmons
Kiss and Make-Up, Gene Simmons

I met Gene Simmons once. His band, KISS, was touring without the makeup for the first time and we were backstage before a show at the Lakeland Civic Center. Simmons was an imposing figure, even making casual conversation, but...


Aug 21, 2017

Today's Guest: Ron Dante, singer, The Archies, "Sugar Sugar"

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of unruly 50-year-old men arguing whether Betty or Veronica is the hottest Saturday morning cartoon character ever… in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!

Ron Dante, singer, The Archies
Ron Dante, singer,...