I have just this afternoon received notice from Monmouth University that Friday through Sunday is now its Family Weekend. This change was made due to Monmouth’s home football schedule. Saturday is a particularly busy day on campus with a home football game and family programming around campus. The 2016 NMS Conference runs from Thursday through Saturday.
Judging by the frequency and reverence with which he spoke of
them, my father had two heroes—his grandfather and Muhammad Ali. I
learned about both men through his telling, though with Ali, the tel…
In death, Ali’s achievements, in and out of the boxing ring, remain undimmed.
Disturbed, disruptive, and displayed across projectors and
television screens, Norman Mailer infects the Performing Garage’s stage
with his patented brand of misogynistic bravado.
More information about this year’s conference has been posted. Check it out.
From Joshua Prager, Mailer Fellow. An extraordinary literary journey, 100 Years celebrates every age from birth to 100 with quotations from the world’s greatest writers.
My short stack. Photo by Gerald Lucas.
‘Factoid’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does
Hiring Norman Mailer on a very short deadline.
Mailer would have had a field day with Trump’s ill-gotten wealth and personal crudeness, his lack of wit and imagination, his confidence man’s hauteur.