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.
Comedy scholars discuss the recent work of stand-up comic Dave Chappelle on The American Vandal Podcast, from the Center for Mark Twain Studies.
Mark Twain and James Redpath both, in the years surrounding the American Civil War, denounced police forces for violently oppressing people of color.
The recent HBO series, Lovecraft Country, is exemplary of what Sheri-Marie Harrison has dubbed New Black Gothic.
Judith Yaross Lee, author of “American Humor & Matters of Empire,” discusses the 2020 Quarry Farm Symposium and the history of American Humor Studies on The American Vandal.
Anthropologist and Urban Studies professor, Andrea Morrell, talks about the history of Elmira Correctional Facility amidst a COVID outbreak within its walls.
The third episode of the inaugural season of The American Vandal features Susan K. Harris talking to Matt Seybold about following the equator and much more.
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