Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in France.

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Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in France.

 

Most recently known for "Parts Unknown" on CNN. Chef and travel and food writer with a elequent writing style. He will be missed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/08/us/anthony-bourdain-obit/index.html

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 I get that since he was a

 I get that since he was a celebrity his death will receive heavy coverage but I certainly won't miss him. Whatever his claim to fame was he was frequently an insufferable jerk toward others. He even admitted on his own Reddit account that as a younger version of himself that he would have raided the medicine cabinet of anyone who would have invited him into their home as a guest ( he suffered from drug addiction issues ). In fact when I first saw the headline there was no mention of suicide so I assumed he must have overdosed.

Lots of ass holes have fame and enviable skills but that doesn't mean they're any less of a shmuck just because they died.

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Who?

Who?

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  If you don't watch

 

If you don't watch cooking shows or travel shows it would be understandable that you don't know who he is. His last travel show was in production on CNN, and again, he was famous in cooking and travel circles. I only happen to know of him because of his prior show on The Travel Channel. 

 

 

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I don't really care. He's a

I don't really care. He's a nobody who did nothing of value yet has been given celebrity status for some mind boggling reason.

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Vastet wrote:I don't really

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I don't really care. He's a nobody who did nothing of value yet has been given celebrity status for some mind boggling reason.

Another person like the Kardashians who are nothing more than white trash who gained spot light attention because their father was on the OJ defense team.


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digitalbeachbum wrote:Vastet

digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
I don't really care. He's a nobody who did nothing of value yet has been given celebrity status for some mind boggling reason.

Another person like the Kardashians who are nothing more than white trash who gained spot light attention because their father was on the OJ defense team.

 

I think it is bullshit to make blaket stereotypes about all famous people. Bordaine's shows were not about just food, they were also about humanity and his shows exposed the world to everyone. He wouldn't have wanted anyone to worship him. He was a liberal and he  dispised Trump and our right wing in America. His shows were not "mind rot" like the Karddipshits. 

Food and travel are a very damned good way to foster tollerance and kill bigotry. 

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Noone has made any blanket

Noone has made any blanket statements and this asshole hasn't done anything 50 million youtubers haven't done.

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 It seems to me that

 It seems to me that entertaining people is something of substantial value.  


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I disagree. Everyone

I disagree. Everyone entertains someone. That's common, not valuable.

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Brian37 wrote:Food and

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Food and travel are a very damned good way to foster tollerance and kill bigotry. 

Maybe you could tell Antifa about your "food and travel" theory in the  leftist fight againt bigotry. According to media coverage they seem to prefer committing acts of assault and vandalism at the moment.

 

Patrick is an edgy edgelord.


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Brian37

Brian37 wrote:

digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
I don't really care. He's a nobody who did nothing of value yet has been given celebrity status for some mind boggling reason.

Another person like the Kardashians who are nothing more than white trash who gained spot light attention because their father was on the OJ defense team.

 

I think it is bullshit to make blaket stereotypes about all famous people. Bordaine's shows were not about just food, they were also about humanity and his shows exposed the world to everyone. He wouldn't have wanted anyone to worship him. He was a liberal and he  dispised Trump and our right wing in America. His shows were not "mind rot" like the Karddipshits. 

Food and travel are a very damned good way to foster tollerance and kill bigotry. 

I really don't seem him as being famous as much as being well-known.

He could come across as a dick sometimes, but he did champion the lesser crowd. His best shows were Parts Unknown and No Reservations were real. The street food was the most entertaining of them.

I liked that he spoke out against sexual abuses and even challenged others in his field to stop.

For a person who had so much going for him, he must have been extremely depressed.