But my low opinion of the Food Network actually went back a little further in time. Back to when they were a relatively tiny, sat-sack start-up with studios on the upper floors of an office building on Sixth Avenue, a viewership up about eight people, and the production values of late-night public-access porn.
-- Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain.
I get a kick out of anything Anthony Bourdain writes, and this latest collection of essays is no exception. I am listening to him read the audio book edition, which makes it all the better. I have been barking with laughter.
The only thing that catches me off guard is his blue language. We swear a lot in my house -- to the point where I don't hear swear words in ordinary conversation. But hearing the same words in a "production" like an audiobook brings them to my attention. I've learned a couple I plan to incorporate.
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