Bob Andelman is confirmed dead at the age of 59.
Bob was best known as a American journalist.
Death was likely due to author and talk show host.
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Longtime St. Pete-area writer Bob Andelman dead at 59
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Bob Andelman
Bob Andelman "Mr. Media".jpg
Born
Bob Andelman

(1960-10-09) October 9, 1960 (age 59)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationWriter, podcaster
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Mimi Andelman
(1988–present)
Children1
Bob Andelman (October 9, 1960 - February 24, 2020) was a writer and podcaster. Andelman was the author or co-author of many books about business, culture, and the arts, and produced 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.
Andelman 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. The website currently features a variety of interviews of media and entertainment figures by Andelman.
Contents
1 Recognition
2 Personal life
3 Selected books
4 References
Recognition
Andelman was recognized as one of the Talkers Magazine's "Frontier Fifty: A Selection of Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters," in both 2010 and 2011.
Personal life
Andelman's hometown is North Brunswick, New Jersey. After graduating from North Brunswick Township High School, he attended the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1982. Since 1988, he was married to Mimi Andelman, a journalist at the Tampa Bay Times. They have one son, Charlie.
Selected books
Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, M Press, 2005, ISBN 1595820116
As co-author
Albert J. Dunlap with Bob Andelman, Mean Business: How I Save Bad Companies and Make Good Companies Great, Crown Business, 1996, ISBN 0812928377
Adrian J. Slywotzky and David J. Morrison with Bob Andelman, The Profit Zone: How Strategic Business Design Will Lead You to Tomorrow's Profits. Crown Business, 1997, ISBN 0812929004
Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank with Bob Andelman, Built from Scratch: How A Couple of Regular Guys Grew the Home Depot From Nothing to $30 Billion. Crown Business, 1999, ISBN 0812930584
Howard Stoeckel with Bob Andelman, The Wawa Way: How a Funny Name and Six Core Values Revolutionized Convenience. Running Press, 2014, ISBN 0762453060
Herman J. Russell with Bob Andelman, Building Atlanta: How I Broke Through Segregation to Launch a Business Empire Chicago Review Press, 2014, ISBN 1613746946
Pat Brown with Bob Andelman, The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths, Hyperion Books, 2010, ISBN 978-1401341268
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