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* '''2020-08-15''': [https://geekvibesnation.com/town-bloody-hall-criterion-blu-ray-review-a-lively-snapshot-of-the-feminist-movement/ Geek Vibes Nation] has reviewed Criterion’s new release of ''Town Bloody Hall''—“a lively snapshot of the feminist movement.
* '''2021-11-08''': Ron Fried [https://www.headbutler.com/reviews/love-of-my-life/interviews Barbara Wasserman], discussing her life and new memoir ''Love of My Life''.
* '''2020-06-14''': In the ''New York Daily News'', Gabe S. Tennen considers “[https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-breslin-mailer-policing-20200612-hwrmir5k3jhs3khg7syjbxxboi-story.html Policing the 51st state: Learning from Breslin and Mailer].” He writes: “Mailer and Breslin both argued that, to engender community trust, policemen should have personal attachments to the areas they work in.
* '''2021-10-30''': [https://www.looper.com/647119/true-crime-series-executioner-has-found-its-leading-man/ True Crime Series ''Executioner'' Has Found Its Leading Man]. ''Narcos'' star Boyd Holbrook is taking his talents back to the small screen with a new true-crime drama series centered around the infamous relationship between convicted murderer Jack Abbott and novelist Norman Mailer. No news yet as to who will play Mailer.
* '''2020-04-25''': In the ''LA Review of Books'', Mark Hanson writes about “[https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/mailer-in-miami/ Mailer in Miami]: “Whenever Mailer changed gears from fiction to journalism, the novelistic keen eye for character and detailed scene-setting merged with the beat reporter’s feel for the smoke-filled back rooms.
* '''2021-10-14''': ''[https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/literature/american-literature/norman-mailer-context?format=HB Norman Mailer in Context]'' has been published by Cambridge University Press, edited by Mailer Society president Maggie McKinley. [http://www.cambridgeblog.org/2021/07/the-challenge-and-reward-of-norman-mailer/ Read her blog post about it].
* '''2020-04-01''': Join us for this year’s conference in Long Branch, NJ, October 15–17. More information is on our [[Norman Mailer Society/Conference/2020 Long Branch, NJ|conference page]].
* '''2021-10-01''': [https://www.wfmz.com/news/area/southeastern-pa/bucks-county-resident-lawrence-schiller-discusses-making-a-career-out-of-capturing-history/article_79947064-22f8-11ec-81de-53280d268531.html Bucks County resident Lawrence Schiller discusses making a career out of capturing history].
* '''2020-03-19''': The ''New York Times'' recommends ''The Executioner’s Song'' in “[https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/arts/true-crime-favorites.html True Crime Favorites From New York Times Critics and Staff].Dwight Garner writes: “With ‘The Executioner’s Song,’ Norman Mailer seemed to cram all of America into this sprawling book about the life and death of the murderer Gary Gilmore. He became internationally famous after he demanded that the state of Utah, where he killed two people, put him to death. The book, which won a Pulitzer Prize, is awesome in its sweep, power and (for Mailer) plain-spoken humanity.
* '''2021-09-21''': Augustus Bayard in “[https://www.browndailyherald.com/2021/09/20/bayard-24-gops-heart-no-longer-orderly-conservative/ The GOP’s heart is no longer orderly nor conservative]” uses Mailer’s description of Republicans in ''Miami and the Siege of Chicago'' to diss current Republicans. Yes, they're worse now. What’s not to like?
* '''2020-03-18''': Did Rip Torn hit Norman Mailer with a hammer while filming ''Maidstone''? To find out, see “[https://radaronline.com/photos/the-most-intense-celebrity-fights-on-set/ The Most Intense Celebrity Fights On Set]” and scroll all the way down.
* '''2021-09-15''': “[https://deadline.com/2021/09/the-bureau-eric-rochant-showrunner-mark-gordon-pictures-tv-norman-mailer-harlots-ghost-1234834305/ ‘The Bureau’ Creator Éric Rochant To Showrun Mark Gordon Pictures’ Series Adaptation Of Norman Mailer’s ‘Harlot’s Ghost’].The ''Grey’s Anatomy'' and ''The Rookie'' producer has attached The Bureau creator Éric Rochant to serve as showrunner on the drama project, which is in development at the company. Exec producing alongside Rochant, are Mark Gordon and Bonnie-Chance Roberts. Mailer’s sons, Michael Mailer and John Buffalo Mailer, will serve as consulting producers. Well, this is exciting news.
* '''2020-03-17''': The Saint Louis Post Dispatch recommends ''The Executioner’s Song'' in “[https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/plus-big-books-to-read-for-restless-days-at-home/collection_3e4096af-3690-50d4-bfbd-bba8941a4826.html#1 10 (plus) big books to read for restless days at home].
* '''2021-09-08''': ''Tough Guys Don’t Dance'' has been released [https://amzn.to/3nkh9H0 on BluRay] with a comment track by [[Justin Bozung]] and an interview with [[J. Michael Lennon]]. See some [https://cultsploitation.com/tough-guys-dont-dance-blu-ray-screenshots-vinegar-syndrome/ screen shots] and [https://insidepulse.com/2021/09/07/blu-ray-review-tough-guys-dont-dance/ read a review]. Thanks, Justin.
* '''2020-03-15''': The Norman Mailer Society hopes everyone stays safe during the current epidemic. While you’re social distancing, catch up on your reading.
* '''2021-09-06''': ⭐️ '''We now have a [http://normanmailersociety.org/mailman/listinfo/nms_normanmailersociety.org mailing list].''' ⭐️ Please subscribe to keep up to date with Society announcements, communications, and discussions.
* '''2020-02-05''': [https://deadline.com/2020/02/john-buffalo-mailer-hivemind-norman-mailer-the-naked-and-the-dead-washington-place-productions-mailer-tuchman-media-1202851027/ John Buffalo Mailer And Hivemind To Adapt Norman Mailer’s WWII Novel ''The Naked And The Dead'' Into Limited Series].
* '''2021-08-23''': The Norman Mailer Center is ceasing activities. Norman Mailer’s library and the contents of his writer’s study formerly in the center’s possession have been transferred to the E.S. Farley Library at Wilkes University. For further information, contact Suzanna Calev, University Archivist. {{nospam|suzanna.calev|wilkes.edu}}. Wilkes is also the sponsor of the Norris Church Mailer Writing Scholarship. Established by Norman Mailer and friends in 2005, it is awarded annually to a student in the Maslow Family Graduate Creative Writing Program at Wilkes. Before their deaths, Norman Mailer and his wife Norris served on the Maslow Program’s Advisory Board. For further information, contact the Program Director, Dr. David Hicks {{nospam|david.hicks|wilkes.edu}}.
* '''2020-01-31''': [[Norman Mailer]] would have been 97 years old today.
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* '''2020-01-18''': January 17: On This Day in World History . . . [https://southcoastherald.co.za/390688/january-17-day-world-history-briefly-2/ 1977: Murderer Gilmore gets his death wish]
* '''2021-07-27''': [[Barbara Wasserman]]’s new memoir, ''Love of My Life'', has been published. Get your copy at [https://amzn.to/3jaWVNC Amazon] or [https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/love-of-my-life-barbara-wasserman/1139867266?ean=9781734734133 Barnes & Noble].
* '''2020-01-11''': Was the Safdie Brother’s latest Adam Sandler film influenced by Norman Mailer? Armond White in the ''National Review'' thinks so: [https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/01/movie-review-uncut-gems-adam-sandler-bad-boy-hipster-fantasy/ ''Uncut Gems'': An Adam Sandler Movie for People Who Hate Adam Sandler Movies].”
* '''2021-06-24''': In “[https://hamodia.com/columns/words-old-new-nu/ Words: Old, New, and Nu],” Mordechai Schiller discusses neologisms, like Mailer’s famous “factoid.”
* '''2020-01-05''': From ''The Guardian'': “[https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/jan/05/from-the-archive-norman-mailer-meets-clint-eastwood-in-1984 Norman Mailer meets Clint Eastwood in 1984]. The novelist writes admiringly of the actor – even suggesting he’d make a good politician.
* '''2021-06-18''': David Reid and Jeremy Larner revisit the career of Peter Manso: [https://www.berkeleyside.org/2021/06/17/remembering-peter-manso-biographer-of-norman-mailer-and-marlon-brando Remembering Peter Manso, biographer of Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando].
* '''2021-06-15''': [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/14/books/richard-baron-dead.html Richard Baron, Who Published Baldwin and Mailer, Dies at 98].
* '''2021-06-09''': Literary Hub has published an excerpt from Joan Didion’s 1979 [https://bookmarks.reviews/joan-didion-on-norman-mailers-the-executioners-song/ review of ''The Executioner’s Song''].
* '''2021-05-05''': Tomiwa Owolade [https://unherd.com/2021/05/norman-mailer-prisoner-of-sex/ revisits ''The Prisoner of Sex''].
* '''2021-04-08''': [https://www.capecodtimes.com/story/news/2021/04/07/cape-author-peter-manso-80-died-wednesday-his-truro-home/7132607002/ Cape author Peter Manso, 80, dies Wednesday in his Truro home].
* '''2021-04-07''': In “[https://www.chroniclesmagazine.org/a-badge-of-honor-/ A Badge of Honor],” Taki Theodoracopulos writes about Mailer and cancel culture: “Mind you, to be canceled is to be recognized as very good, so my friend Norman Mailer has to be first in line. In Mailer’s novel ''An American Dream'', the protagonist Stephen Rojack murders his wife and then shags the maid. The “woke” girls are up in arms, as well they should be.”
* '''2021-03-27''': [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/26/books/morris-dickstein-dead.html Morris Dickstein, Critic and Cultural Historian, Dies at 81].
* '''2021-03-15''': Ralph Keyes of ''Literary Hub'' discusses '''fug''' in “[https://lithub.com/when-in-need-of-the-right-word-great-writers-simply-make-them-up/ When in Need of the Right Word, Great Writers Simply Make Them Up]” and gets it right.


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Send it to us: '''{{nospam|info|normanmailersociety.org}}'''. You can also follow us on [https://twitter.com/normanmailersoc Twitter].
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  • 2021-11-08: Ron Fried Barbara Wasserman, discussing her life and new memoir Love of My Life.
  • 2021-10-30: True Crime Series Executioner Has Found Its Leading Man. Narcos star Boyd Holbrook is taking his talents back to the small screen with a new true-crime drama series centered around the infamous relationship between convicted murderer Jack Abbott and novelist Norman Mailer. No news yet as to who will play Mailer.
  • 2021-10-14: Norman Mailer in Context has been published by Cambridge University Press, edited by Mailer Society president Maggie McKinley. Read her blog post about it.
  • 2021-10-01: Bucks County resident Lawrence Schiller discusses making a career out of capturing history.
  • 2021-09-21: Augustus Bayard in “The GOP’s heart is no longer orderly nor conservative” uses Mailer’s description of Republicans in Miami and the Siege of Chicago to diss current Republicans. Yes, they're worse now. What’s not to like?
  • 2021-09-15: “‘The Bureau’ Creator Éric Rochant To Showrun Mark Gordon Pictures’ Series Adaptation Of Norman Mailer’s ‘Harlot’s Ghost’.” The Grey’s Anatomy and The Rookie producer has attached The Bureau creator Éric Rochant to serve as showrunner on the drama project, which is in development at the company. Exec producing alongside Rochant, are Mark Gordon and Bonnie-Chance Roberts. Mailer’s sons, Michael Mailer and John Buffalo Mailer, will serve as consulting producers. Well, this is exciting news.
  • 2021-09-08: Tough Guys Don’t Dance has been released on BluRay with a comment track by Justin Bozung and an interview with J. Michael Lennon. See some screen shots and read a review. Thanks, Justin.
  • 2021-09-06: ⭐️ We now have a mailing list. ⭐️ Please subscribe to keep up to date with Society announcements, communications, and discussions.
  • 2021-08-23: The Norman Mailer Center is ceasing activities. Norman Mailer’s library and the contents of his writer’s study formerly in the center’s possession have been transferred to the E.S. Farley Library at Wilkes University. For further information, contact Suzanna Calev, University Archivist. suzanna.calev@wilkes.edu. Wilkes is also the sponsor of the Norris Church Mailer Writing Scholarship. Established by Norman Mailer and friends in 2005, it is awarded annually to a student in the Maslow Family Graduate Creative Writing Program at Wilkes. Before their deaths, Norman Mailer and his wife Norris served on the Maslow Program’s Advisory Board. For further information, contact the Program Director, Dr. David Hicks david.hicks@wilkes.edu.
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