Bourdain About Reading NYT Op-Ed Page: 'I Wanna F-ing Kill Myself'

July 17th, 2018 7:36 AM
On Monday, the transcript of a February interview with CNN host Anthony Bourdain surfaced, and most accounts reported his comments on Bill Clinton: "Entitled, rapey, gropey, grabby, disgusting." But he also said "I read the op-ed page of the New York Times and I wanna f---ing kill myself." Thomas Friedman, Maureen Dowd, and Nicholas Kristof were singled out for mockery.

Anthony Bourdain Thrills Lib Journos with Tales from West Virginia

April 26th, 2018 2:49 PM
It’s always fun when cosmopolitan progressives done their pith helmets, grab their notebooks and head off study the fabled natives of the American interior -- that vast, dark blank space between NY and LA.

Anthony Bourdain: I'm 'Nauseated' by Left's 'Contempt' for the Right

December 29th, 2016 4:08 PM
From one elitist liberal to another, reality television show host and chef Anthony Bourdain had a harsh critique this week for the “privileged left.” Bourdain, who has travelled the world for over a decade on screen, admitted that his time spent in “gun-country” over the years, taught him empathy and respect for conservatives, a characteristic he admitted was severely lacking among his liberal…

CNN's Bourdain In Vietnam: Obama's 'Chopstick Skills Are On Point'

May 23rd, 2016 6:24 PM
CNN recently admitted that it's "no longer a TV news network," but that apparently isn't going to stop the network from setting aside some of its non-news air time to President Obama. Chef Anthony Bourdain sat down with the Democrat in a restaurant in Hanoi on Monday, and shot footage for an upcoming episode of his Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown program on the cable channel. Bourdain posted a…

CNN's Politics Division Drops More Than a Dozen Posts in Move to Incre

August 8th, 2014 6:45 PM
While the Cable News Network continues to suffer from low ratings, its corporate headquarters has made a number of changes in an effort to hold down costs and change its focus. The latest move came this week, when more than a dozen employees in the cable television channel's digital politics division learned that their positions will be eliminated by the end of the month. According to an…

Jeff Zucker Claims CNN's 'New Vision' Still Provides More News Than 'A

January 27th, 2014 8:32 PM
Cable News Network president Jeff Zucker used his keynote address at the RealScreen Summit in Washington, D.C., on Monday to promote his “new vision” for CNN that he said has expanded beyond reporting breaking news while including documentaries and films in its programming, which he described as “more shows, less newscasts.” “We’re never going to stray from breaking news,” Zucker stated…

CNN Censors Maher Saying Bulls—t at 11PM Friday But Not Bourdain at

June 22nd, 2013 2:40 PM
As NewsBusters reported almost ad nauseum, Anthony Bourdain on his 9PM Sunday CNN program Parts Unknown regularly uttered profanities including varieties of the S-word without being censored. Yet on Friday’s Stroumboulopoulos which airs at 11PM, Bill Maher was censored when he said “bulls—t” (video follows with commentary):

Jeff Zucker Claims CNN Covers 'Much More' Than Fox News, MSNBC

May 31st, 2013 3:11 PM
Five months into his tenure as president of the Cable News Network, Jeff Zucker gave a “progress report” on Wednesday by stating that rivals Fox News Channel and MSNBC “are covering politics” while CNN is reporting on “politics and much more.” “News is how you define it,” Zucker said during a panel discussion in the “All Things Digital” conference in Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif., and “we…

CNN's Bourdain Primetime Mother’s Day: Two F-Bombs, an A—hole and

May 12th, 2013 10:39 PM
Anthony Bourdain on Mother’s Day continued his string of vulgar shows featured in primetime on CNN. This Sunday’s Parts Unknown included two censored F-bombs, an a—hole, and erection references (video follows with transcribed lowlights and commentary):

Bourdain's CNN Sunday Primetime: Three S-Words, a Bleeped F-Bomb and O

May 5th, 2013 10:50 PM
CNN primetime host Anthony Bourdain continued his string of vulgar offerings Sunday. His Parts Unknown - airing at 9PM on the east coast and 6PM out west - featured three uncensored S-words, a bleeped F-bomb, and oral sex jokes (video follows with transcribed lowlights and commentary):

This Is CNN: Sunday Primetime Host Bourdain Calls Himself ‘The Enorm

April 28th, 2013 10:07 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, CNN’s new primetime program Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown last Sunday featured four audible A-words, two audible S-words, three censored F-bombs, and a “G-d damn.” This Sunday, the host actually jokingly gave himself the name “The Enormous C--k” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

CNN Sunday Primetime Show Has F-Words, S-Words, A-Words and a God Damn

April 22nd, 2013 2:00 AM
When vulgarian comedienne Kathy Griffin kissed Anderson Cooper’s crotch on CNN’s New Year’s Eve program a few months ago and wasn’t in any way admonished for it, Americans were given a preview of what the self-proclaimed most trusted name in news was going to look like under Jeff Zucker’s leadership. On Sunday, CNN's new 9PM show Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, despite airing in primetime,…

Bow to the Chef: CNN's Anthony Bourdain Show Debuts Big

April 16th, 2013 7:03 AM
Washington Post TV reporter Lisa de Moraes joked in Tuesday's paper: “CNN may have figured its way out of its ratings problem. Dump news.” The debut of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s show “Parts Unknown”attracted 747,000 viewers at 9 p.m. Sunday — “282,000 of them aged 25-to-54 years, the age group that’s the currency of news programming ad sales.”

Anthony Bourdain: Tea Partiers Are 'Marginal, Very Angry White People

May 23rd, 2010 8:55 AM
The best that can be said of the Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain when he had No Reservations about making a fool of himself on Friday's Anderson Cooper 360 is that perhaps it was really one or more of the various substances he has abused over the years that was really talking. Here is the Travel Channel host spouting off in reply to a question from Anderson Cooper about if he ever attended a…