Wed, 13 January 2010
Drawing by George Herriman, 1907
Wed, Jan 13 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1560
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 an ancient prospector tells a Tall Tale involving A Grizzly Bear. From 1904, 'Baiting a Bear.'
Time: approx eight and a half minutes
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