Mailer Spins a Spellbinding Yarn

Provincetown is the most interesting and beautiful summer resort town on the East Coast. It has Bar Harbor’s salt breezes, old inns and chowder houses, but not its manicured stuffiness; its dunes are superior to those on the Jersey Shore (where Norman Mailer lived as a boy); and its trinket shops are preferable to Atlantic […]


Tough Guys Don’t Dance

DID YOU KNOW? Mailer wrote the screenplay and directed the film version of Tough Guys Don’t Dance in 1987, starring Isabella Rossellini and Ryan O’Neal. The film was nominated for worst film of the year (Golden Raspberry Awards), and best film of the year (Independent Spirit Awards). It was filmed in Provincetown over a 60-day period in […]