“Nothing is true. Everything is permitted.” -Hassan-i Sabbah
When I was an angry young man, disillusioned with the world, disenchanted with my generation, disappointed by the “counter-culture” and looking for role models, William S. Burroughs’ paranoia and loathing, his anti-social appetites,…
read tony’s latest blog on this Sunday’s new Parts Unknown episode in Tangier
NY area peeps, we’re throwing a party next Wednesday to celebrate the launch of The Prophets of Smoked Meat by Daniel Vaughn (the debut title from Tony’s book imprint!).
Whiskey provided by Kings County Distillery, beer from Brooklyn Brewery, brisket from Delaney BBQ (BrisketTown & Smokeline), and western swing jams from The Brain Cloud. Less than 24 hours live and we’re almost sold out of tix! Grab ‘em here while you can: meattacular.eventbrite.com
The last in our lil’ series of James Beard Award-nominated stuff from LP: The Secret Lives of Chefs by Lisa Hanawalt! This comic also appears in her upcoming book MY DIRTY DUMB EYES, published by Drawn & Quarterly.
“Tony and Zero Point Zero Production have created a spectacularly beautiful, informative and entertaining series for CNN that has resonated with viewers in a profound way,” said Zucker. “In addition to its runaway ratings success, it is also quite the conversation starter, as anyone who follows social media can attest. We are so happy to announce season two, and I can assure you that audiences will love what is coming up on the show.”
Launch-to-date, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown is delivering 389,000 viewers in the key Adults 25-54 demo, up 440% vs. the same period one year ago (72,000) and has ranked #1 in cable news on Sunday in each of its first three weeks on the air. In total viewers, the series is up 122% (872,000 viewers vs. 392,000 viewers) at 9pm vs. CNN programming one year ago.