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Work for yourself? Learn About The Solopreneur Life with Larry Keltto! (Interview)
December 09, 2011 01:37 PM PST
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Larry Keltto started his website, The SolopreneurLife.com , believing that if the world's self-employed entrepreneur came together to share their victories and woes, their challenges and innovations, the result would eventually uplift them all.

He's also collected many of their stories in an inspiring new ebook, The Solopreneur Life: 42 Sole-Business Owners Speak the Truth on Dreaming Big, Failing Forward and Calling Your Own Shots. Regular Mr. Media viewers and listeners will recognize at least one of the 42 -- it's me, your pal, Mr. Media.

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Cracked.com editor Jack O'Brien brings nothing but the facts to Mr. Media
February 05, 2011 03:30 PM PST
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Zombies as portrayed in the movie Night of the...Image via WikipedBy BOB ANDELMAN (email)

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The only fault I can find with the new book, You Might Be A Zombie and Other Bad News is that because it comes from the editors of the humor website Cracked.com, you might not take it seriously enough.


But kids, this is some truly scary stuff.


It SCREAMS it right on the cover: “Shocking but Utterly True FACTS!”



Listen to my JACK O'BRIEN interview!



When I started reading, I was waiting for the punchline. Then I went back and re-read the cover. “Oh,” I thought, “this really is true?” Then it ceased to be funny and started being scary.


Okay, it was still pretty hilarious.


You have to read chapters such as “Five Awesome Things You Didn’t Know Could Make You Sick.” Or “The Four Greatest Things Ever Accomplished While High.” Or how about “The Five Most Ridiculous Lies You Were Taught in History Class.”


Got the idea?


Joining me today to explain himself and his book is Cracked.com editor Jack O’Brien.




Hear it now!JACK O'BRIEN audio excerpt: "I'm a fan of the old SPY magazine; we're definitely not like the old Cracked. We tried to grow it up a bit. There wasn't a magazine like SPY or even the National Lampoon doing funny but also factual stories. And that carries over to the book, You Might Be a Zombie." 


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You can LISTEN to this interview with JACK O'BRIEN, editor of CRACKED.com, by clicking the audio player above or the YouTube player below!



LISTEN! Mr. Media interviews the guys behind America's humor magazines and websites!

Sergio Aragones (MAD Magazine artist)

Peter Kuperberg (MAD Magazine artist, 'Spy vs. Spy')

Arie Kaplan (MAD Magazine writer) 

Al Jaffee & Arnold Roth (MAD Magazine, Humbug cartoonists)

Monte Wolverton (MAD Magazine artist Basil Wolverton's son)

Dan O'Brien & Michael Swaim (Cracked.com writers, 'Agents of Cracked' actors)

Rick Meyerowitz (National Lampoon writer, artist) 

Bill Griffith (National Lampoon cartoonist, "Zippy the Pinhead")

Drew Friedman (National Lampoon cartoonist; also interviewed in 2007)

Jonathan Bennett (National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year, movie star)

Amir Blumenfeld & Streeter Seidel (CollegeHumor.com pranksters)

Bruno Maddux (SPY editor)

Chuck Shepherd (News of the Weird columnist)


Bob Andelman is the author or co-author of 10 books, including 'The Profiler' with Pat Brown, 'Built From Scratch' with the founders of The Home Depot, and 'Will Eisner: A Spirited Life.' • Follow Bob on Twitter or Facebook.


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