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Ink and Ash: A Short Story Podcast

Jul 11, 2018

We've focused on a few dark stories over the course of this show, but this week, we're going with some lighter content by one of the best-known humorists in American literature. Join host Shawn Ennis for THREE short stories by the incomparable Mark Twain, including "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County," "The Story of the Good Little Boy," and "The Story of the Bad Little Boy." 

0:00-0:51 - Intro/iTunes Review

0:52-1:23 - Leave your own review

1:24-5:02 - Intro to Mark Twain and this week's stories

5:03-7:29 - Mark Twain's intro to "The Jumping Frog"

7:30-19:37 - "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"

19:38-26:13 - "The Story of the Bad Little Boy"

26:14-35:06 - "The Story of the Good Little Boy"

35:07-35:59 - Afterword, Final note on "The Jumping Frog"

36:00-37:22 - Wrapping up the show

37:22-38:00 - What’s coming next week? See you then!

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