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A Short History of Val Kilmer’s Obsession With Mark Twain
Rumors of his blah, blah have been greatly blah.
7 New Audiobooks Tailor-made to Help You Survive the Holidays
Feed your brain with Twain, Jack Reacher, and the Beastie Boys while your body endures the tedium of cooking and travel.
What Happened When David Letterman Was Honored at the Kennedy Center
The Mark Twain Prize ceremony refused to be about how great he is.
Val Kilmer on Playing Mark Twain, and His Crazy
Song to Song
“What and who is God to me? What’s at the core of Twain’s soul? What does it mean to be an American?”
Theater Review: Encores! Shows Why
Isn’t Coming Back Anytime Soon
The Encores! performance of
shows us why it’s never coming back to Broadway.
Nikola Tesla Is All the Rage, Will Be Featured in a New Film With Mark Twain
Tesla is also a main character in the upcoming movie
Eddie Murphy Finally Impersonated Cosby
According to reports from the comedian’s Mark Twain ceremony.
Mark Twain’s Early Newspaper Columns Were Basically Made Up
“It’s unclear how Twain acquired that level of detail.”
Carol Burnett Will Receive the Mark Twain Humor Prize This Year
The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is going to Carol Burnett this year, the Kennedy Center announced today. The lifetime achievement […]
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Val Kilmer Really Getting Into This Mark Twain Stuff
He says Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart are Twain’s modern-day equivalents.
See Val Kilmer as a Scarily Accurate Mark Twain
He’s playing the author in a one-man play called
How Mark Twain Made Robbery Lemons Into Comedy Lemonade
Man, Mark Twain was holding down the early 20th century comedy scene like a champion. After he was robbed in 1908, Twain wrote a notice for […]
The Accidental Comedy Masterpiece Mark Twain Called ‘Perfect’
In his introduction to the 1883 American edition of English As She Is Spoke, Mark Twain wrote some of the most glowing praise he’s ever laid on […]
Edition Will Omit Racially Sensitive Words
As you would expect, it’s a controversial choice.
Read the Sarah Palin Jokes Cut From PBS’s Airing of the Mark Twain Prize
Like the joke about Sarah Palin, rape kits, and evolution.
Mark Twain’s 100-Year-Old Autobiography Will Be Half a Million Words of Fun
He talks some smack.
Ricky Gervais Announces His ‘Retirement’
Plus industry news on Kanye West, Peter Bjorn and John, and Mark Twain.