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still reading his books! I treasure meeting you briefly and my personally signed book. Just saw "Oh Brother" for maybe the billionth time, but only just now discovered this vulnerable, hilarious Southern gent is no longer with us. I Enjoyed Lewis for many years.. I’m not comparing them, mind you—but people react, they know I’m not either of them, but they don’t care. © 2020 The Pulse and Brewer Media. The South once had a certain identity, but as times changed and years passed, it’s lost that identity. ONE OF THE FIRST TEMP JOBS I HAD WHEN I MOVED TO GA WAS FOR MR. GRIZZARD. hope to visit moreland, ga. someday.......... mary jane nodine. Somewhere, he's kicked back in a recliner eating a moon pie, watching SEC football while Catfish chews a show. He is my favorite comedy writer, I have laughed till tears rolled down at his boyhood antics. Prior to his surgery, he was asked if he had any questions; his reply: "I just have one question: When's the next bus to Albuquerque? I agreed with his opinions more than I disagreed with him. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I am a liberal Democrat and you are the only republican I could ever like. Lewis, you and Catfish be good up there . I realize this is a late entry-But I want to say, I've read almost all your books, and loved them all. There will never be another you, more's the pity..... Denise Andrews (Daleville, Alabama). Of course there is the ensuing thunderstorm. Then I ate her. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Marshall University football team tragedy, https://www.tribnow.com/opinions/laughter-still-best-medicine-remembering-grizzard%E2%80%99s-humor, http://onlineathens.com/stories/101010/new_718297877.shtml, http://thecitizen.com/community/moreland-museum-tribute-grizzard, Georgia Encyclopedia entry on Lewis Grizzard, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lewis_Grizzard&oldid=981525913, 20th-century American non-fiction writers, Articles needing additional references from March 2008, All articles needing additional references, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2008, All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases, Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from July 2010, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 October 2020, at 21:02. For a good example of Grizzard with a little more edge, try 'They Tore My Heart Out and Stompled That Sucker Flat'. So it was not surprising when actor Bill Oberst Jr.—a stage and film actor with the chameleon-like ability to portray such controversial figures as Jesus, John F. Kennedy, Woody Allen and Mark Twain with a commanding physical resemblance and formidable acting skills—found himself reviving Grizzard’s act for what he thought would be a one-off tribute on CMT hosted by Foxworthy. And these 25+ years later, where would you rather live, LA, NYC or Georgia? I just loved his newspaper column in the Atlanta paper. When you go to the "About" page you get this: Whatever they do for why ever they might do it, someone should unblock that stinkin Adobe Flash Player.

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