I enjoyed his style and never felt he thought he was more important than the story. I also got the feeling he got a kick out of interviewing artists. He had a great interview with Miles Davis many years ago.
And he was the voice of "Jazz from Lincoln Center" on public radio.
I second that good sir. You can never have too much Steve Blum goodness. Yeah, consider me whelmed. I loved Toonami and was sad to see it go, but this just looks like Adult Swim anime block. Do we at least get Tom back?