18 December 2007

Requiem for good foodtainment

Still, Mr. Batali said, “They don’t need me. They have decided they are mass market and they are going after the Wal-Mart crowd,” which he said was “a smart business decision. So they don’t need someone who uses polysyllabic words from other languages.”

from this Times article


anime said...

AH! Sometimes the world is a very small place. I read the article and on page 2, one of my co-workers is quoted regarding the Food Network & Travel Channel:
"It’s not surprising that people move on,” said Derek Baine, senior analyst at the media research firm SNL Kagan, “They pay almost nothing for the people as they are building their careers,” he said. “That’s been their strategy all along.”

wb said...


oh, and let me point out: I hate emeriallelagasbage! good riddance!

fish said...