Many thanks to LitHub for releasing Brian Birnbaum's article about this journey of discovery!
The newest adaptation of Catch-22 is coming soon, with a May 17, 2019 release on Hulu. As I walked on to the S train in Times Square this week, Catch-22 was everywhere! Click on image for full post.
Like Yossarian, Lt. Fish sought a medical diagnosis of mental instability in order to ground himself. Such a diagnosis, "aero-anxiety" was received from Dr. Marino, but would this be enough to get Lt. Fish home? Click image to read this post.
Asked how he conceived of Catch-22, Joseph Heller mostly stuck to a similar answer as he gave George Plimpton when interviewed by the Paris Review in 1974...