Articles tagged norman mailer

Carl Van Vechten, America’s First White Negro

What was Van Vechten really writing about during the Harlem Renaissance; black culture as it existed in its own right, or how he viewed it through his own complicated prism?

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9 Dec 2008 // 2:48 AM

Independent Lens: Doc

Sinuous, dynamic, and utterly compelling, Doc remembers the man as his own lifelong project.

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Oswald’s Ghost: American Experience

Regarding the Kennedy assassination, Norman Mailer describes an utterly "American" problem and seeming solution, the simultaneous determination and inability to believe.

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30 Nov 2007 // 5:02 AM

Oswalds Ghost

The question at the center of Oswald's Ghost is less about facts and figures, the unsolved case, than it is about perception.

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28 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Castle in the Forest by Norman Mailer

Who needs another book on Hitler? Even one by Norman Mailer?

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11 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Inside Deep Throat (2005)

Inside Deep Throat is less interested in the film's making than in its cultural and political fallouts.

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Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale (2001)

'Keep the River on Your Right' is an exemplary piece of documentary filmmaking. Not only do the writer-directors narrate the life of a truly remarkable and complex individual, they also give Schneebaum much latitude in narrating his own life.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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