14 December 2023

Ryan Bedsaul learns about L.A’s parts unknown

Ryan Bedsaul explores how Anthony Bourdain’s on-screen work, especially “Parts Unknown,” helped him connect to and navigate the vast, enigmatic city of Los Angeles. In this week’s podcast and in his recent article for Current Affairs, Bedsaul reflects on his experiences of living in Los Angeles and how Bourdain’s work has reoriented his attitude toward the city, and impacted his engagement with its people and places.

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