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Jan 31, 2024

The February 2024 episode of Hot Media with Bob Mann features an interview with TV critic David Hinckley about the legacy of The Sopranos. The series started the Platinum Age of TV 25 years ago. Bob also comments on Jon Stewart's return to The Daily Show for the election year, the brilliant satire "American Fiction" and...


Dec 29, 2023

The January 2024 edition of Hot Media with Bob Mann features two interesting segments. Bob and guest Len Klatt discuss the life and legacy of TV producer Norman Lear. Later in the episode, Bob and journalism expert Rem Rieder talk about the challenges of covering the '24 Presidential election. 


Nov 29, 2023

The December episode of Hot Media with Bob Mann features two topics. Bob discusses the top holiday movie releases with guests Ryan Rolandelli and Chirs Mann-Nelson. In his monologue, Bob talks about the major strike victory for SAG-AFTRA and the ratification of the contract. 


Nov 1, 2023

Hot Media with Bob Mann is back. The podcast series is now monthly. In the Season 5 premiere episode (November 2023), Bob talks about the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Emmy Awards. The interview portion features Professor Paul Levinson. Bob and Paul discuss the pros and cons...


Feb 1, 2023

First in a series of Hot Media episodes examining the Oscar contenders. Bob's guests are film editor Ryan Rolandeli and Movie Quiz host Chris Mann-Nelson. This episode features Tar, Everything Everywhere All the Time, The Whale and The Fabelmans.