Anthony Bourdain is a 'nerdy fanboy'
June 28th, 2012
03:15 PM ET
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Throughout the years, Anthony Bourdain has been cast as a punk-rock chef or as a food snob who will say anything to stir up a controversy.

For some he is the taste-making adventurer behind Travel Channel’s “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,” the eight-season strong series where globetrotting is experienced through a cinephile’s eye, an audiophile’s ear and a gastrophile's stomach. Still others just think of him as that dude who ate warthog anus that one time.

But actually, Anthony Bourdain is a nerd.

Now he is finally able to pursue a successful fanboy’s dream of writing a graphic novel for DC Comics. Published through the Vertigo imprint, Bourdain’s “Get Jiro!” is a satirical thriller set in a “not too distant future” where master chefs are mob bosses who pull the strings of power in Los Angeles.

Read - Anthony Bourdain swears he's a nerdy fanboy



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  1. Benn

    So he's writing biographies now? More power to him.

    June 29, 2012 at 6:51 am |
  2. Thinking things through

    Sounds like it could be fun, to me. I hope he pulls it off.

    June 28, 2012 at 7:05 pm |
  3. Tony

    Same as always.

    Two hands, and only one mouth.

    June 28, 2012 at 4:49 pm |
  4. Nilkinggary

    Hey, Tony, how's your drinking problem working out for ya?

    June 28, 2012 at 4:28 pm |
    • Booger

      ...and you, NILking... what have YOU ever done with YOUR life, except to follow the pack and tear down and mock people you could NEVER hold a candle to... learn, at least, how to boil water.

      July 2, 2012 at 8:49 pm |
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