Ted Rall for April 09, 1997
Father's day Son: After you left mom and me, I indulged in all sorts of self-destructive behavior. I picked fights with the biggest kid in school, trying to get beaten up. I drank like a fish in college and tried every drug you can imagine. I purposefully got myself expelled from college by skipping class. Then I went through an endless series of dead-end jobs, sunk into debt and destroyed any chance of ever owning a home. Finally I had my penis pierced. So... what have you been up to all these years? I had fun!