My wife has had a crush on Anthony Bourdain longer than I can remember and Friday's news of his death by suicide was devastating. We've both been longtime fans of his CNN series, "Parts Unknown," a show that features food and travel.
Quick, now, can you name South Carolina's official snack? Official vegetable? Official beverage? If you can, you are way, way smarter than I. But for the record, here are answers, in order: Boiled peanuts, collards, milk. There's over 50.
Because the Baby Boomer generation has little in common with the Greatest Generation, the term 'early bird special' is becoming obsolete as retirees are choosing fast-food options over the traditional discounted early dinners.
So you're starting to age a little, approaching 70 or maybe past it, and now you're wondering what's so golden about the "golden years." Buck up. The most recent AARP Magazine offers dozens of reasons why you should not fear the 70s.
The HBO movie, "Paterno," which began airing last Saturday, is, unfortunately, an uneven and unsatisfying look at the scandal that took down Paterno and, yes, the Joe Paterno statue that had been put up on the Penn State campus.
The scrupulously researched book, “Grant,” by Ron Chernow, catalogs the long-understood genius of Grant’s military skills, then sets the record straight regarding the much-less-understood two terms he served as president – years too often viewed as corrupt and incompetent, led by a chronic loser and an alcoholic to boot.