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Movie Foods I’d Like to See Andrew Zimmern Eat on Bizarre Foods

I really enjoy Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel. First and foremost, Zimmern is an extremely likable guy. He has a lot of passion for experiencing new cultures via the way people eat, which is a really cool way to break down barriers in language and customs. He’s ruthlessly honest in his descriptions of what he’s eating, what kind of texture it has, and what kind of flavor it has. His reactions are genuine. And I find the food that he eats on that show fascinating. Where else on TV are you going to see someone sampling snake bile, volcano rabbit head, or camel kidney? Last but not least, I have a soft spot for Zimmern because he reminds me of my own well-traveled brother, who is also bald and enjoys introducing people to new cultures via their food. His four year old son even loves the show because Zimmern reminds him of his father/my brother. But I’m not a food critic. I write about movies and TV. Keeping that in mind, here are several dishes eaten in movies that I’d like to see Zimmern try. Continue reading


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Nine Lessons I Learned From Chevy Chase in the ’80s

Chevy Chase’s magical run through the 1980’s was an integral piece in the way that my love of comedy films developed. But it wasn’t just laughs that Chevy gave us. He also imparted wisdom. If you were paying attention, you learned some lessons. Such as:

1. Don’t waste opportunities
If you’re four short hours away from the second largest ball of twine on the face of the earth while on a cross-country family vacation, take advantage of it. Carpe diem, I say. Seize that twiney bull by the horns and never let go.

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