[Mr. Media Radio Interviews by Bob Andelman] Seinfeld’s J. Peterman — John O’…
Still can’t place him?How about his amazing performance on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” in 2005? No? Okay, okay, try this one on: John O’Hurley played Elaine’s boss, clothing catalog entrepreneur J Peterman, as a recurring character for several seasons on “Seinfeld.” The joke was that Peterman was based on a real person and a real company. But what happened later was no joke: when the J Peterman Company bounced in and out of bankruptcy, it was the pretend Peterman – John O’Hurley – who stepped in as an angel investor to save the real Peterman. True story, folks! John O’Hurley Facebook
http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=andelmancom&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=B000NJMMOK&fc1=000000&IS2=1<1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifrJOHN O’HURLEY audio excerpt: “The head of NBC Sports gave me a call. I picked up the phone and he said, ‘Woof! Woof!’ And that’s how it started nine years ago.”http://www.blogtalkradio.com/player.swf?displayheight=&file=http://www.blogtalkradio.com%2fmrmedia%2fplay_list.xml%3fshow_id%3d1393090%26localembed%3dshowpage%26playad%3dtrue&autostart=false&shuffle=false&callback=http://www.blogtalkradio.com/FlashPlayerCallback.aspx?localembed=BTR&referrer_url=%2fshow.aspx&volume=80&corner=rounded
You can LISTEN to this interview with JOHN O’HURLEY, host of THE NATIONAL DOG SHOW, by clicking the audio player above!Bob Andelman is the author or co-author of 10 books, including ‘The Profiler’ with Pat Brown, ‘Built From Scratch’ with the founders of The Home Depot, and ‘Will Eisner: A Spirited Life.’ • Follow Bob on Twitter or Facebook. Copyright 2010 Bob Andelman. Click here for copyright permissions!