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Jul 31, 2017

I think the reason that many people who never read comic books find themselves drawn to graphic novels isn’t because they come in hard cover or because they cost more or because they’re hip at the moment. I think it’s because we’re more likely to find little pieces of ourselves in the stories, which are often...


Jul 31, 2017

If you love the speed, contradictions, dangers and delights of Manhattan, you’ll find a lot to love in artist Peter Kuper’s new graphic collection, Drawn to New York. I only hesitate to call it a graphic novel, because it is so much more than a single comic story – or even stories – in book form.

PETER KUPER...


Jul 31, 2017

I talk to a lot of authors, between interviews on Mr. Media and the men and women I work with each day as a ghostwriter myself. And the one topic that frustrates every last one of them, from newbie to established professional, is how to get their latest work of literary genius in front of new readers. Wasn’t the...


Jul 29, 2017

If you’re a woman in search of someone else’s emotional train wreck to make you feel better about your own life, film director Henry Jaglom has got a movie or two for you. Maybe it’s his latest, Irene in Time, about a young singer with severe daddy abandonment issues. Or maybe you’d like his previous film,...


Jul 29, 2017

In his new book, I Have Fun Everywhere I Go, Mike Edison does for sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll what Hulk Hogan did for wrestling! No, scratch that. Edison hates Hogan. Saying that will just piss him off. How about:

Mike Edison does for sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll what Lennon & McCartney did for elevator...