Tag Archives: Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer Had Hillary Clinton Down Cold 20 Years Ago

Yesterday the dustupping staff happened upon Norman Mailer’s essay Clinton and Dole: The War of the Oxymorons, which ran in the cuppa coffee George magazine, and came across this digression about Hillary Rodham Clinton at the 1996 Democratic National Convention … Continue reading

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Emile Griffith, R.I.P.

Legendary boxer Emile Griffith (85 victories, 24 losses, 2 draws, multiple championships) died this week at the age of 75. The cause was kidney failure and complications of dementia according to this New York Times Page One obituary (headline from print … Continue reading

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Heinz Sight Is 20-20

From our Late to the Party desk: The hardworking staff finally read the New York Times review of At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing (co-edited by redoubtable local scribe George Kimball). The anthology includes pretty much everyone you’d expect, … Continue reading

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