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NMS Podcast: Episode 8

In this episode of The Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung uncovers a selection of rare audio associated with Norman Mailer. From a writer’s symposium which occurred at the University of Iowa in 1959, Norman Mailer discussed the writer’s role in the culture of the late ’50s and is joined in commentary by Ralph […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 7

In this episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung talks with Maggie McKinley of Harper College. McKinley is a board member of the Mailer Society and in this episode she discusses Mailer’s The Prisoner Of Sex as well as her own Mailer book project Understanding Mailer which is slated for release tentatively in late 2016. http://projectmailer.net/podcast/nms-podcast-7.mp3Podcast: […]

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Conference 2015 (#MailerConf15)

The 2015 Norman Mailer Society Conference will be held in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on September 30, October 1, 2, and 3. The keynote speaker this year is writer and actor, Kate Mailer, the daughter of Norman Mailer and his third wife Lady Jeanne Campbell. She will speak at the Saturday, October 3rd luncheon. Following up on […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 6

In this episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung talks with Jerry Lucas about the Project Mailer, an online portal which will be soon be coming to fruition with the aim of providing Norman Mailer’s vast body of work accessibility in the digital realm. Lucas is a Professor of English at Middle […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 5

In this latest installment of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung showcases the full audio of Norman Mailer’s 1962/63 Prestige LP Mailer Reads Mailer. With little known today about the origins of the Mailer’s recording, it is introduced via a brief background by Mailer’s official biographer, archivist/NM Society President, J. Michael Lennon. http://projectmailer.net/podcast/nms-podcast-5.mp3Podcast: Play […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 4

In this episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung talks with Writer/Director/Actor Wings Hauser about working with Norman Mailer via his portrayal of “Alvin Luther Regency” in Norman Mailer’s film adaptation of his 1984 novel, Tough Guys Don’t Dance. Read Norman Mailer’s 4th draft of his screenplay for the film Tough Guys […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 3

In this episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung showcases a feature-length, never-aired in the United States interview with Norman Mailer on Picasso and his book: Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man: An Interpretive Biography [Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995]. The interview was conducted in Provincetown for the BBC television series Southbank. http://projectmailer.net/podcast/nms-podcast-3.mp3Podcast: Play in […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 2

In this latest installment of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung talks with ’60s iconoclast, journalist, author, and comedian Paul Krassner about his friendship with Norman Mailer as documented in Krassner’s memoir Confessions of a Raving, Unconfined Nut: Misadventures in the Counterculture [Touchstone, 1994]. This episodes features an audio clip of Mailer’s 1965 speech […]

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NMS Podcast: Episode 1

In this inaugural episode of the Norman Mailer Society Podcast, host Justin Bozung speaks with Norman Mailer’s archivist and official biographer / NMS Society President J. Michael Lennon about his book, The Selected Letters Of Norman Mailer, Mailer’s ’60s ambitions, The Deer Park, Picasso, and The Naked & The Dead. Correction: A Double Life was published […]

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