BBC – Travel – Paul Theroux: on travel and travel writing

The godfather of contemporary travel writing tells us about the trip that made him fall in love with the world, as well as a reborn Hawaii and the influence of his son, Louis.

Source: BBC – Travel – Paul Theroux: on travel and travel writing

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Anthony Bourdain’s Interview with David Remnick

Anthony Bourdain—the chef turned author, food anthropologist, and television star—died this week, at sixty-one. Bourdain made his début in The New Yorker in 1999, with an essay called “Don’t Eat Before Reading This,” about working in the restaurant industry. {{}}It was an account of what really goes on in restaurants—extremely vivid, funny, gross, and, in parts, genuinely disturbing. After the success of that article, Bourdain went on to publish his best-selling memoir, “Kitchen Confidential,” a

* duration: 19:20, Played: 18:52

* Published: 6/8/18 8:00:00 AM

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* Show Notes: http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/anthony-bourdains-interview-david-remnick/

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Bringing Wikipedia into the Library | American Libraries Magazine

Editor’s Note: I disagree with this article. The site, and its keepers, and the tools used, are not friendly for librarians or most others. It is dominated by those who turn away criticism, replace materials without reason, and seek to keep out those who don’t follow them. The hierarchy of the old guard keeps out anyone who thinks differently. Too bad.. was a good concept and got lost by giving all the power of truth to the leaders with the most history and who dominate the site and its posts.

See how Wikipedia, its community, and libraries are increasingly working together to provide free and open information to all in this excerpt from Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge (ALA Editions, 2018).

Source: Bringing Wikipedia into the Library | American Libraries Magazine

Bright lights, casinos and home for Golden Knights | KSNV

To celebrate the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team making it to the Stanley Cup playoffs in their inaugural season, New York New York Hotel & Casino dressed their Statue of Liberty in a Vegas Golden Knights jersey. Friday, April 13, 2018. CREDIT: Glenn Pinkerton/Las Vegas News Bureau

To celebrate the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team making it to the Stanley Cup playoffs in their inaugural season, New York New York Hotel & Casino dressed their Statue of Liberty in a Vegas Golden Knights jersey. Friday, April 13, 2018. CREDIT: Glenn Pinkerton/Las Vegas News Bureau

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare didn’t know what to do as he browsed in the grocery store. Fans were admiring the native Frenchman and center for the Vegas Golden Knights, but he had become star-struck himself.“I’m pretty sure I saw Steffi Graf,” Bellemare said.

Source: Bright lights, casinos and home for Golden Knights | KSNV