Thanks for sending that link to the Daily Show's take on the bowdlerized edition from New South Books. Larry Wilmore was always a highlight. But I think he didn't read the zeitgeist as well as he thought. The _HF_'s use of the N-word still generates a lot of controversy.
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> the difference in `How to Tell a Story'.
> Anybody know of any Stewart-Twain connections?
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