Tue, 12 January 2010
Tue, Jan 12 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1559
Last week we read some of William J. Lampton's 'Yawps.' This week, we will be offering some of his fun short stories. Lampton was a popular magazine and newspaper writer until his death in 1917. He also was Mark Twain's first cousin, and the two were friendly and carried on correspondence for years.
Today we hear about a shabby poet making an offering to an inexperienced newspaper woman in the 1903 tale, 'The Rainy Day.'
Time: approx twenty-four minutes
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