Bob Garfield isn't exactly a media whore, but he's extremely promiscuous.
Bob has been a globally prominent media and advertising critic for three decades. For the past 17 years, he has co-hosted NPR’s radio program on the media, cleverly titled "On the Media."
A heroic multimediocrity, Bob writes a weekly column for MediaPost and has been a columnist or contributing editor for the Washington Post Magazine, The Guardian, Advertising Age, Civilization and the op-ed page of USA Today. He has also written for The New York Times, Playboy, Atlantic, Sports Illustrated, Wired and the Mainichi Shimbun and been employed variously by ABC, CBS, CNBC and the defunct FNN as an on-air analyst. As a lecturer and panelist, he has appeared in 37 countries on six continents. He was a founding co-host of Slate’s Lexicon Valley and is creator and host of The Genius Dialogues, on Audible. He wrote a shitty episode of a short-lived NBC sitcom, "Sweet Surrender," and co-wrote a song recorded by Willie Nelson. (Long story.)
Through all of this, plus 12 years as a roving correspondent for "All Things Considered," Bob found time to be a five-time New York Times worst-selling author.
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