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Mark Twain, illuminated

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 03, 2009

From a 1895 article called Tesla’s Osillator and Other Inventions, a photo of Mark Twain with one of Tesla’s marvelous contraptions.

Twain in Tesla's lab

The sleeping man never fails

posted by Jason Kottke   May 18, 2009

From a new collection of pieces by Mark Twain, a reading by John Lithgow and drawing by Flash Rosenberg of chapter 2.

Review of David Foster Wallace’s Consider the

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 13, 2005

Review of David Foster Wallace’s Consider the Lobster compares him to Mark Twain, which I’d never heard before but seems apt.