The Suez Canal, #Stuckboat, & The Sinews of War and Trade with Laleh Khalili

On the past, present, & future of the Suez Canal.

A Music Box, Minstrel Songs, & Mark Twain’s Emo Playlist

Mark Twain’s complicated relationship with music reveals much about his writing process, personality, politics, and family relationships.

Unsealing the Archive of T.S. Eliot’s Love Letters to Emily Hale

In 2020, Princeton unsealed an archive left behind by a fairly anonymous teacher and dramatist with a very famous friend…

Project Huckleberry (a.k.a. The Mandalorian)

New episode of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on The Mandalorian and Twainian SciFi

Robinhood, r/WallStreetBets, Who’s Yellen Now, & The GameStop-ification of Finance

New episode of the American Vandal podcast with Michelle Chihara, Anna Kornbluh, & Leigh Claire La Berge.

2021 Season of The American Vandal Podcast Begins With “The Myths of Reconstruction in the Wake of Insurrection”

Brook Thomas discusses the myths of Reconstruction on new episode of The American Vandal.

Check Out This Bonus Episode of The American Vandal on Mark Twain in Elmira & Consider Submitting a Proposal to the C19 Podcast

Bonus Episode of The American Vandal Podcast re-releases the episode on Mark Twain in Elmira we did with C19 in 2019.

Final Episode of Inaugural Season of The American Vandal Podcast Features Reading & Discussion of Mark Twain’s “Letter From Santa Claus”

In homage to the season, we dedicate an episode to Mark Twain’s 1875 letter to his daughter, in which he impersonates the “jolly old elf.”

New Episode of The American Vandal Podcast Focuses on Good Lord Bird

James McBride’s 2013 novel, Good Lord Bird, was ubiquitously compared to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This episode features discussion of the recent Showtime miniseries adaptation.