Brook Thomas discusses the myths of Reconstruction on new episode of The American Vandal.
Mark Twain spent much of the last decade of his life in mourning. Music became the centerpiece of his grieving process. Matt Seybold unwraps Twain’s personal soundtrack to loss and remembrance.
Bonus Episode of The American Vandal Podcast re-releases the episode on Mark Twain in Elmira we did with C19 in 2019.
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.”
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.
Mark Twain may have made writing look easy, but he didn’t think it actually was.
Mark Twain’s Self-Pasting Scrap Book was favored by prominent figures in the Women’s Rights Movement like Anna Dickinson and Elizabeth Boynton Harbert.
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.
We talked with the playwright who adapted Mark Twain’s novel for the Barter Theatre stage.