In chili dawgs always bark at night, lewis grizzard once again confirms his reputation as the "William Faulkner of just plain folks" using colorful storytelling to tackle such Grizzardian subjects as:Fashion: "Don't wear anything that features a picture of a pelican, a pink flamingo, or a beer can. The future: "i'm predicting the world isn't going to come to an end anytime soon.
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People who cheat in the 12-items-or-less lane: "previously, I have dog-cussed these people and put curses on them, like, 'May your children grow up to be liberal Democrats. I'm not going to be that mean-spirited anymore.
Elvis Is Dead and I Don't Feel So Good MyselfNewSouth Books #ad - Sex, music, entertainment, clothes, and life itself receive the Grizzard treatment. But then assassinations, free love, war, civil rights, and drugs rocked the old order. For lewis grizzard and his buddies, gallivanting meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers.
About the worst thing a kid ever did was smoke rabbit tobacco rolled in paper torn from a brown grocery sack, or maybe slick back his hair into a ducktail and try gyrating his hips like Elvis. Used book in Good Condition. In place of elvis, grizzard now found wormy-looking, the Pied Piper of his generation, long-haired English kids who performed either half-naked or dressed like Zasu Pitts.
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And as they did, Grizzard frequently felt lost and confused.
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His father's death. Without skipping a beat, the late lewis grizzard, tells of the early stirrings of his wayward heart in the backseat of a '57 Chevy and the ominous murmurings that led him at age thirty-five to major surgery and the real answer to his question, one of America's favorite humorists, "How much is this going to hurt?" In the process he discovers all the ways a heart can break.
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If I Ever Get Back to Georgia, I'm Gonna Nail My Feet to the GroundNewSouth Books #ad - Headline: he’s back! he examines the great atlanta years and the cold chicago winters―as sports editor of the Sun-Times, but also learned an awful lot about life, his cool, during which Grizzard lost his second wife, liberty, and very nearly his sanity, and the pursuit of happiness. Thirty-odd years later thirty-very-odd years he’s still in the newspaper business―and he’s still infuriated by it, still tickled by it, and still very much in love with it.
This is grizzard's funniest―and his best―book yet. Grizzard begins with his first writing job covering a boy’s church League team in Newman, Georgia, and continues through his college years in Athens, Georgia where he learned how to do such things as prepare a font-page headline and layout in case Jesus Christ ever returned to earth.
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It Wasn't Always Easy, but I Sure Had FunBallantine Books #ad - Whether he's trying to make you laugh, make you mad, or make you misty, his mixture of opinionated humor and down-home philosophizing is impossible to resist. But reading his comments is like having a chat with an old friend, with intervals of belly laughs. The richmond-times DispatchLewis Grizzard is not the only one who had fun.
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