Podcast

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…

In the Media Politics

Frost/Nixon and Mailer

Norman Mailer is mentioned in Allen Barra’s review of the new film by Ron Howard: Frost/Nixon. Berra comments that Mailer, along with Gore Vidal and Philip Roth, attempted to probe the psyche of Nixon in literature. Berra writes: Mailer, not entirely unsympathetic, probably came the closest to pinpointing Nixon’s Rosebud. At the 1968 Republican Convention,…