Did Mark Twain scam the public? Mark Twain Speaks Podcast Did Mark Twain scam the public? Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds 00:00 / 00:13:18 Subscribe Share RSS Feed Share Link Embed 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.