Jun19

Did Mark Twain scam the public?

Social media didn’t exist in Twain’s time. He had to find other ways to create his fame in New York City. This podcast will reveal how Mark Twain became famous for giving away 3,000 tickets to his lecture on the Hawaiian Islands.  
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Jun12

Mark Twain Discusses Brexit

An elderly British woman needed to see her doctor. The waiting room was filled with Portuguese immigrants. Mark Twain explains her frustration and why she voted for Brexit. 
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Jun05

3 Months Without Cigars

When Mark Twain was 15, he gave up smoking in an effort to impress the girls in Hannibal. It was torture.  It was a glorious day when he went back to the joys of smoking. . .
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May29

Mark Twain Honored by Oxford University

Things that we don’t earn, mean the most to us. Mark Twain’s honorary degree from Oxford cost him nothing but meant everything. 
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May24

Mark Twain Fakes an Injury

When Mark Twain fell in love with Olivia Langdon, he looked for ways to spend time wooing her. A fall from a buggy gave him that opportunity… 
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May15

Mark Twain Steals the Gingerbread

“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” Mark Twain was the bad child, Henry was the good child. Our mother blamed me for almost everything — and most of the time she was right. 
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May07

Mark Twain, Memories of His Mother

The first voice that Mark Twain heard was that of his mother, Jane. She was always an ally of the helpless. The lessons he learned of compassion, kindness and bravery he would carry throughout his long life. 
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Apr24

Concerning The Jews

In this podcast, Mark Twain discusses the Jews. He corrects a mistake he made in the Harpers Monthly. Mark Twain expounds on the Jews’ service to G-d AND country. 
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Apr17

Mark Twain Praises Helen Keller

Mark Twain considered Helen Keller to be one of the most remarkable of all Americans — male or female. In 1906, Twain read a letter written by Helen at a fundraising event in New York City. In this podcast, Mark Twain will read the letter. 
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Apr08

Mark Twain On Lying

Mark Twain storyteller Don McNeill will attempt to talk about children. He will fail and end up talking about Lying! Please forgive him!
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