Lewis Grizzard (October 20, 1946 - March 20, 1994) was an American writer and humorist, famous for his Southern demeanor and commentary on the U.S. Southern states. Although he spent the first half of his life as a newspaper writer and editor, becoming sports editor of the Atlanta Journal at age 23, he is more best known for his humorous columns in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He also published twenty-five books, including Southern by the Grace of God, I Havent Understood Anything since 1962, and Chili Dawgs Always Bark at Night and was a popular stand-up comedian. Although much of his comedy discussed the South and Grizzards life, it was also a commentary on issues prevalent throughout America, including divorce, politics, and health..
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