Bob Andelman

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Bob Andelman
Bob Andelman "Mr. Media".jpg
Bob Andelman

(1960-10-09) October 9, 1960 (age 59)
OccupationWriter, podcaster
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Mimi Andelman

Bob Andelman is a writer and podcaster. Andelman is the author or co-author of many books about business, culture, and the arts, and produces interviews with figures in popular culture as "Mr. Media".

Andelman authored Will Eisner: A Spirited Life for the M Press imprint of Dark Horse Comics. Based on some of the final interviews with Eisner and with an introduction by Michael Chabon, the book was published on November 2, 2005.[1]

Andelman has collaborated with various business leaders in writing books including company profiles and strategy handbooks. These include Built From Scratch: How A Couple of Regular Guys Grew the Home Depot From Nothing to $30 Billion, with the founders of Home Depot, and The Profit Zone: How Strategic Business Design Will Lead You To Tomorrow’s Profits with Adrian J. Slywotzky and David J. Morrison.

Andelman founded the Mr. Media website in 1995.[2] The website currently features a variety of interviews of media and entertainment figures by Andelman.


Andelman was recognized as one of the Talkers Magazine's "Frontier Fifty: A Selection of Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters," in both 2010 and 2011.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Andelman's hometown is North Brunswick, New Jersey, and he has lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1982. He attended the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Since 1988, he has been married to Mimi Andelman, a journalist at the Tampa Bay Times. They have a son, Charlie. [4]

Selected books[edit]

  • Why Men Watch Football, Acadian House Publishing, 1993, ISBN 0925417149
  • Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, M Press, 2005, ISBN 1595820116

As co-author


  1. ^ Eisner, Will. "A Spirited Life". MPress. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  2. ^ Linden, Laura. "Heeeee's...Mr. Media!". Wired Magazine. Condé Nast. Retrieved May 1996. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ Shannon, Salley. "The ASJA Monthly" (PDF). Talker's Magazine. American Society of Journalists and Authors, Inc. Retrieved July–August 2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ B, Paula. "Writing Bibliography". The Writing Show. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  5. ^ Hatherill, Michael. "April Release Date Set for 'The Wawa Way'". Convenience Store News. Stagnito Media. Archived from the original on December 16, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.