The Cultured Bumpkin

The Cultured Bumpkin


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Robert Service | The Cremation of Sam McGee
May 04, 2022

This piece by Robert Service is from the early 19…

T.S. Eliot | The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
April 25, 2022

Written in 1915, this piece was considered outlan…

Charles | ShirleyJackson
March 28, 2022

This is a hilarious story that anyone who's had a…

Freedom | Admiral James Stockdale
March 22, 2022

This essay was written by a man who spent 8 years…

Cinderella
March 09, 2022

An older retelling of one of everyone's favorite …

Revelation | John the Apostle
March 01, 2022

Revelation is the very last book in the Holy Bibl…

Paul Revere's Ride | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
February 28, 2022

This one is a replay from 2 years ago and I just …

Frederick Douglass | from Impartial Sufferage w/Maj Toure
February 19, 2022

A conversation with Maj Toure about Frederick Dou…

Mark Twain | Journalism in Tennessee
January 28, 2022

Another "re-run" from late 2018 that features the…

Washington Irving | Rip Van Winkle
January 23, 2022

While the recording is a "rerun" from 2018, the s…