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Brooklyn resident, angry old man, and famed writer, Norman Mailer, makes his television debut on The WB's Gilmore Girls tonight, in an episode titled, "Norman Mailer, I'm Pregnant!" Gothamist has always wanted to put the name "Norman Mailer" in the same sentence as Gilmore Girls. We were hoping that Norman would tell Lorelei that she needs to chill out a little bit or to point out that Rory is actually a pretty bad friend, but it seems that Norman will just be acting a bit eccentric - only ordering iced tea and no real food from the Dragonfly Inn (which, as any real Gilmore Girls fan knows is the inn that Lorelei and friend Sookie run). Mailer, who guested on the episode with son Stephen, has been telling everyone he had a good time and likes the show (he had an elegant way of describing Lorelei in New York magazine). Gothamist says watch (or Tivo) GG and then watch Veronica Mars.

Norman Mailer told USA Today Gary Gilmore has no relation to the Gilmore Girls. And GG creator Amy Sherman-Palladino explained how she got Mailer to the Hollywood Reporter. Gothamist has loved The Executioner's Song, and we also really enjoy his commentary in When We Were Kings, the documentary about the Rumble in the Jungle.