About the Author
is the author of 11 books, including his first biography, Will Eisner: A Spirited Life
. Three of his co-authored books - Built From Scratch
(written with the founders of The Home Depot), The Profit Zone
(with Adrian Slywotzky) and Mean Business
(with Albert J Dunlap) - were business bestsellers. His latest books include The Profiler
(with Pat Brown) and his first work of fiction, The Consulate
, a spy thriller written with Thomas Stutler. He also wrote a trio of sports-related books: Stadium For Rent
, Why Men Watch Football
, and The Corporate Athlete
As the host of "Mr. Media" -- the popular online radio and TV show -- Andelman has posted more than 700 interviews with Hollywood, pop culture and media celebrities since beginning in February 2007.
Andelman lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, with his wife, teenage daughter and dogs.
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"These men want to escape their workmates, their spouse, their children or their worries for a couple of hours. It doesn't mean that they don't love their family or that they can't face reality. It doesn't mean they're bad people. They just need a break.... Many guys get it from watching football."