Thursday, November 30, 2017

On This Day In History Mark Twain Was Born

As notes, on this day in 1835 the late, great American author and humorist Mark Twain was born.

You can read about Mark Twain’s life and work via the below link:

You can also read my Philadelphia Inquirer review of  Richard Zack's Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour via the below link:


  1. Paul, I will not be surprised if someday soon Twain is unknown to students and readers; he is, after all, so wonderfully politically incorrect, and our current climate in schools will not tolerate his shenanigans, diction, and irreverence.