Wortham says he has spent thousands of dollars on what he admits is "junk" to show students how commercialism sold one of American literature's most enduring characters down the river.YEA. Take that, commercial culture. Plus, it was totally Mark Twain's fault. How dare he try to profit off of his work? For shame.
Huck Finn, post-consumerism
Professor Tom Wortham of UCLA loves him some Huck Finn memorabilia. But not because he's weird: