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Hain't We Got All the Fools?

Urban legend: The Athenaeum

Such was his fame as the bestselling author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer that Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) is called the world's first rock star. The welcome accorded him when he stepped out from behind the curtain at ... WA Today, 1 day ago
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Review: Fox's Utopia Beaten by Big Brother'; Football No. 1

A good lie, according to Huckleberry Finn, is a prevarication where the rightness of the outcome excuses the wrongness of having fibbed in the first place. The good lie of The Good Lie, therefore, is that this true(ish) story of Sudanese refugees ...
 Variety1 week ago Toronto Film Review: The Good Lie  PR Web via Yahoo!1 week ago

3 recent books that courted classroom controversy

In 1885, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was not only banned in Concord, MA, but deemed trash and suitable only for the slums. Yikes! While the book still receives its fair share of backlash —critics still call it out for its use of the N-word ...
 Education Dive1 day ago

Twain and the Lesser-Known Writers Who Reshaped American Literature: Excerpt From "The Bohemians"

Most of us are familiar with Mark Twain. His misfit heroes Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are embedded in American literature and popular culture. Where Twain's literary chops came from, however, isn't as familiar. Author Ben Tarnoff unpacks ...
 TVO.org1 month ago The Mark Twain Home Celebrates Its 140th Anniversary  Inquisitr1 day ago

Travel: Corkboard

Escapism Take a leaf out of Huckleberry Finn's book and while away sunny days on a raft. A moored raft with a two-storey wooden cabin, that is. Sleeping four, The Raft at Chigborough, Essex, has a rowing boat for splashing around in, or for heading ...
 Town Hall1 month ago

Mighty Mississippi River beckons Twain's Huck Finn in 'Big River'

The King of the Road, Roger Miller meets the king of the river, Huckleberry Finn and friends when Culture House presents its multi Tony Award Winning summer production of Big River at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for a limited, two ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago 'Big River' splashed down for weekend run in Kansas City's Kauffman Center  Examiner.com1 month ago

14 Baby Names Inspired By Child Stars Throughout History

From the silent days when Jackie Coogan was palling up with Charlie Chaplin in "The Kid" and the Little Rascals were playing their pranks, cute kids have taken up a lot of screen time -- some, like Shirley Temple becoming huge superstars -- and ...
 Huffington Post1 day ago

Uncle Henry and Auntie Em

Of the remaining supporting characters, two more humans needed to be cast. Dorothy's Aunt Em-- or "Auntie" Em as Dorothy called her in the movie-- and Uncle Henry. Incidentally, it's been a matter for discussion among Oz fans for over a century ...
 Examiner.com1 day ago Oz on Film, Part Twenty-eight: The Old Folks at Home  Examiner.com1 day ago

Celebrate Banned Books Week at Evening Without in Middlebury

News Release — ACLU of Vermont Sept. 18, 2014 Contact: [emailprotected] Five years ago we noted Banned Books Week by inviting Vermont authors to read from books that had been banned or challenged. The event was so popular weve repeated it ...
 VTDigger.org1 day ago Breaking the Bans  Metro Weekly2 days ago Banned Books Week: How many of these 60 top titles have you read?  Examiner.com1 week ago Lit Hit List: The Controversial And Banned Books Of Duval County  WJCT2 months ago

N.Y. Democrat Charles Barron: 'All my heroes were America's enemies'

Charles Barron , an outspoken and controversial Democrat who once hosted Zimbabwe's repressive President Robert Mugabe at New York's City Hall, said his heroes are enemies of the United States, the New York Observer reported Thursday. In addition ...
 Examiner.com1 day ago
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