That N-Word’s Crazy!

Many apologies, my adoring dawgz, but I can get so caught up with the teaching that I forget, more or less, that I am primarily a “storyteller” (though my students might say, “All you do is tell stories all day, motherfucker!“) Anyway, my latest story, a lil fuck story titled in fact “Fuckity-Fuck-Fuck-Fuck” (http://www.akashicbooks.com/fuckity-fuck-fuck-fuck-by-nkosi-ife-bandele/) appears… Continue Reading

That N-Word’s Crazy!

One of my favorite photographs is of the incomparable Louis Armstrong (“Pops,” “Satchmo”) sitting on the sidelines, in wait, waiting his turn, as the band plays on. His head droops, he smokes a cig, he looks a little anxious even, perhaps forlorn, as he waits. I’m reminded of this photo as I wait for my… Continue Reading

That N-Word’s Crazy!

A lil b-ball. There are three signature, perhaps defining moves, in professional basketball history: (1) Kareem’s sky hook, (2) Mike’s explosions at the basket, and now (3) Steph Curry’s three ball! They are all game changers. (Might add that I started calling Curry the “best moment” in b-ball last year) Continue Reading

That N-Word’s Crazy!

So it looks like Crimson Cloak Publishing is ready to publish my novel The Ape is Dead! and of course I couldn’t be more excited (and for you, too, dear reader!)…  Been discussing the cover design, and since I am into the title (taken from which of my favorite Shakespearean plays?  okay, said by whom,… Continue Reading

That N-Word’s Crazy!

Look, I just started texting, like, a year ago, so don’t gimme no shit… I’m establishing a “web presence,” “creating a platform” for my writing work. After I told a friend that I did not have a Facebook account, she declared, “You do not exist!” I got one now. I chose “That N-Word’s Crazy!” in… Continue Reading