Mr. Media: The Joe Pistone Interview

My favorite book in the 1970s was Serpico by Peter Maas, the story of a New York City cop who seemingly single-handedly fought the force of corruption in the city’s police...

Mr. Media: The Frank Zappa Interview

I was barely a month into my freshman year at the University of Miami, working at the student radio station, WVUM 90.5 FM, when I found myself in the right place at the right...

Mean Business How I Save Bad Companies and Make Good Companies Great

Al Dunlap is an original: an outspoken, irascible executive with an incredible track record of injecting new life into tired companies. The business media have coined a new...

Mr. Media: The Kent Crowley Interview

Is it fair to call Carl Wilson the “accidental” Beach Boy?He was the youngest brother – and cousin – in the world’s most enduring and prominent California surf band, the...

Mr. Media: The Jon Gries Interview

Back in '82, I used to be able to throw a pigskin a quarter mile. What actor doesn't dream of at least one role for which they will forever be remembered? For Jon Gries, no doubt,...

Mr. Media: The George Kennedy Interview

It's easy to point out that George Kennedy, in a career spanning five decades, worked with some of the greatest names in Hollywood history. Paul Newman. Cary Grant. Kirk Douglas....

Mr. Media: The Elliot Mintz Interview

Mintz, to the best of my recollection, first came to my attention for his close ties to John Lennon and Yoko Ono throughout the 1970s and for his continued presence as a media...

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