Fancy Nasty Blog

Anger Issues?

"What are anger issues, Daddy?" My ever-perceptive 6-yr-old asked me this on the ride to school a few days ago, having somehow heard the term mentioned in his classroom. A week earlier,...

I Am The Greatest!

"I Ain't Got No Quarrel With The VietCong... No VietCong Ever Called Me Nigger" — Muhammad Ali, 1966. Political courage blazed in Ali at one of America's most turbulent times. When he...

The Other F Word

  Late one morning, long before children, I sat on the edge of a New Orleans hotel bed and exhaled audibly. Inside my skull, a spicy Jazz Fest bisque of bourbon...
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