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On-Demand Episodes, the video guide for a curious world, has unveiled the world’s biggest free how-to video index, cataloging and linking to more than 90,000 curated video clips at launch. Stephen Chao, co-founder and CEO,... more

Knight Foundation’s twin missions are to seed and inspire great journalism everywhere, and to build strong communities in the cities and towns where our founders ran newspapers. Alberto Ibargüen, president and chief executive of the... more

Young Adult novelist - and 2007 National Book Award finalist - Sara Zarr becomes the first guest to return for a second Mr. Media interview. This time, the bestselling author of "Story of a Girl" will talk about her second book, "Sweethearts," on its... more

"RevoLOUtion" comes from the writer of "The Deer Hunter" and the composer of "Rocky" -- and Bret Carr, the star and director for whom this is his first movie. Carr stars as Lou Benedetti, the toughest guy in his Brooklyn... more
Interviews by Bob Andelman

Stephan Pastis, "Pearls Before Swine" cartoonist: Mr. Media Interview, Part 1

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Stephan Pastis is a big fan of Ricky Gervais, creator of "The Office" and "Extras," and Larry David, co-creator of "Seinfeld" and creator of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." He also loves him some Cheryl Hines. As a matter of fact, I think the... more

Sponsors showcase their best commercials during the Super Bowl and the big game wouldnt be quite the same without them. For many, watching the commercials is the most fun part of the Super Bowl and at millions of dollars for... more

AMC’s newest drama, “Breaking Bad,” premiered this week. It stars Bryan Cranston, (the dad from "Malcolm in the Middle") and his wife in the show is Anna Gunn, who also co-starred in the HBO series "Deadwood" as the wife of Sheriff... more

After thirty years, Wendy Pini and Richard Pini's ELFQUEST is finally getting acknowledged in a big way as the first creator-owned American comic series influenced by manga and anime. And now the husband-and-wife creative team... more

In 1987, Irish butler Bernard Lafferty arrived at the doorstep of tobacco heiress Doris Duke. A mere six years later, he had not only managed to remain employed, but had been granted control over Duke's billion-dollar fortune. BOB... more
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David Simon, "The Wire" creator: Mr. Media Interview

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Today, it’s January 26, 2007, and I am sitting across from David Simon , creator of the critically-acclaimed and Peabody Award-winning HBO series, The Wire .We are speaking at The Inn at the Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida, whereSimon... more