Mark and Me Ep1 - Big Talk
Most famous literature is wordy and hard to understand. Luckily, Mark Twain isn’t just any author, he’s the great American storyteller. Twain was first and foremost a conversationalist. What can we learn from Twain’s canny sense of humor, and why don’t more people write like they talk?
This is episode one of Mark and Me! Leigh Cooper, co-creator of Do Stuff (YouTube Channel), revisits a poorly written college paper, an epic boxing match between two of America’s most prominent writers, and a best friend who doesn’t pull any punches, all in the name of telling it like it is.
Written and directed by Leigh Cooper
Produced by Brian A. Crandall
Mark Twain, James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow roles, and other voice work performed by Andrew Scott (as-voa.com)
Music by Purple Planet (purple-planet.com)
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