This gal loves a good interview with interesting speakers.
Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Neil Young, Johnny Lydon, the list goes on,
But, this one….oh howl, I love this one.
A rare confluence of different energies, including the audience’s, along with a tennis-like art of arguement.
I love hyper-intellectuals flying their idiosyncratic flags.
“I am here and I am becoming very, very bored.”
“I have to tell you a quote from Tolstoy?”: Cavett to Mailer.
“Are you really all truly idiots, or is it me?”: Mailer to audience.
“It was the voice of Legion’s.”
“The difference is I’d savo(u)r the quote and you’ve thrown it into the battle.”
“Oh, for goodness sake.”