Anthony Bourdain is on 'Starting Point' talking with John Berman about the newest episode of his show 'Parts Unknown.'
The taste of freedom, Anthony Bourdain visits Libya in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown" airing this Sunday night at 9PM ET.
I'm always impressed with Anthony Bourdain's soulful and witty take on the places and people he visits. I also appreciate his generally candid views. I was disappointed, however, with how he softballed the issue of the woman doctor from Libya being forced to eat at the "children's table" during their trip to the beach. While I appreciate him at least addressing it, I wonder if this same situation cut across racial lines how tolerant he would be? Would you sit at a whites only table if that's what the local culture dictated? Wishing the people of Libya good luck is fine and well-intentioned but why couldn't you mention a hope for a future where women can sit at the table with the men?
How popular is Bourdain's show? I'm really disappointed in CNN's decision to create a show featuring this very hedonistic and narcissistic man. And why would anyone want to spend an hour watching someone eat and drink? Wouldn't they rather be doing that themselves? I know I would. I hope CNN comes to its senses soon and cancels this silly and contrived waste of a hour.
I have been following Bourdain for a long while now.
Anthony, the best yet with "Parts Unknown". The quality, the camera angles, the writing, the EDITING ! Superb !
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