On this week’s episode of Media Mayhem, Allison speaks to Esquire’s Editor at Large and bestselling author A.J. Jacobs. Allison and A.J. talk celebrity interviews, the nature of investigative journalism and how alternative media has changed the way journalists work. Allison and A.J. also discuss his best selling books and laugh about some of AJ’s particularly interesting encounters.
A.J. Jacobs is Editor at Large at Esquire magazine and author of three bestselling books: The Know-It-All, The Year of Living Biblically and My Life as an Experiment: One Man’s Humble Quest to Improve Himself. A.J. has written for The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and New York magazine. He has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America and Late Night with Conan O’Brien. A.J.’s latest book Drop Dead Healthy will be released in April 2012.