Anthony Bourdain on the modern panopticon

In Medium Raw, Bourdain describes the thoughts he had, transitioning from a coke-head heroin addict to a doting father, and how the panopticon (he didn't call it that, though) played a role in the process: The iniquitousness of Twitter and food- and chef-related Web sites and blogs has totally changed the game for anyone with a television show - even me. You don't have to be very famous at all these days to end up with a blurry photograph on DumbAssCelebrities....

July 26, 2010 · 1 min