Taylor Mali is an accomplished teacher and slam poet. He once went to a dinner party where a rude guest expressed deep skepticism about the value and skills of teachers.
"I mean, you're a teacher, Taylor. Come on. Be honest. What do you make?"
And I wish he hadn't done that: asked me to be honest. Because, you see, I have this little policy about honesty and ass-kicking, which is: if you ask for it, then I have to let you have it.
And so he did. Gavin Aung Than illustrated the tale in comic form. You can read the full text at the link below.
Or, to watch the video of Mr. Mali's glorious retelling of the incident, click on Continue reading.