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NMS Podcast 44: Norman Mailer, Radio D.J.

In this piece of archival audio, host Justin Bozung features Norman Mailer’s 1979 apperance on BBC radio as guest D.J. Mailer plays some of his favorite jazz and standards records as well as discusses his early days as a writer, his early novels No Percentage and Transit to Narcissus, and his current work, The Executioner’s Song. http://projectmailer.net/podcast/nms-podcast-44.mp3Podcast:…

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NMS Podcast 42: Jerome Loving (Jack & Norman)

Author Jerome Loving comes to the NMS Podcast to talk with host Justin Bozung about his latest book, Jack & Norman (St. Martin’s Press, 2016).  The book explores the relationship of Norman Mailer and prison convict Jack Henry Abbott during the late ’70s when Norman Mailer was writing his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Executioner’s Song. http://projectmailer.net/podcast/nms-podcast-42.mp3Podcast: Play in…

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NMS Podcast 41: Mailer Visits U-Penn

In this special episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung brings yet another piece of wonderful Mailer audio to Project Mailer. Mailer, alongside his friend and first biographer Bob Lucid, sit down with students at U-Penn to discuss the nature of writing, Mailer’s latest book The Spooky Art, as well as boxing and…

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NMS Podcast 40: Mailer on Frost 1992

In this special episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung brings out of the Mailer Archives this retrospective interview from 1992 between journalist David Frost and Norman Mailer. Conducted in New York City, Frost revisits Mailer’s ideas about sex and violence from the 1950s to see if they hold relevance for him…

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NMS Podcast 39: Mailer For Mayor 1969

In this special episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung presents a never before heard interview with Norman Mailer straight from the Mailer Archives.  This time around, Mailer sits down with Howard Smith from the Village Voice and his mayoral running mate of ’69, Jimmy Breslin, on the eve of their announcement…

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NMS Podcast 38: TGDD Press Conference 1987

In this final look back at Norman Mailer’s 1987 polarizing film Tough Guys Don’t Dance, host Justin Bozung unveils from the Mailer Archives a rarely-heard recording of the Mailer’s 1987 Cannes Film Festival Press Conference.   Here, Mailer encapsulates all of his views on cinema in discussion relating to his own film.  Alongside him, at the…