Thelma Adams talks about the subject of her new book, the Josephine Marcus, the Old West singer and common-law wife of legendary lawman of Wyatt Earp. We discuss the Jewish Mafia in the early 1900s, what it means to be a feminist, and how to fill in the blanks in the story when documentation doesn’t exist.
Zoe Hewit interviews Thelma Adams (The Last Woman Standing).
Bio: For two decades, Thelma Adams has penned celebrity features and film criticism for high-profile publications. Her portfolio of actor interviews includes Julianne Moore, George Clooney, Jessica Chastain, and Matthew McConaughey, among many others. While covering film for the New York Post, US Weekly, and Yahoo Movies, Thelma became a regular at film festivals from Berlin to Dubai, Toronto to Tribeca. She sits on the Hamptons International Film Festival Advisory Board and twice chaired the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle. Her debut novel, Playdate, published by Thomas Dunne Books, won high critical acclaim.