A version of this story appeared in Pop Life Chronicles, CNN’s weekly entertainment bulletin. To receive it in your inbox, Register for free here.
As far as I’m concerned, we need more food content.
Yes, more movies, TV shows, books, songs, and anything starring food.
Don’t judge me, but lately I’ve been obsessed with shows like “Ancient Recipes with Sohla,” “Tasting History With Max Miller,” and the “Early American” cooking video series.
If it were up to me, I would produce a show that combines all my passions: history, true crime and food.
Are you listening, universe? In the meantime, let’s take a look at what’s currently available.
‘Chef’s Table: Pizza’
“Chef’s Table” is one of my favorite shows on Netflix, and now the docuseries takes on one of my favorite foods.
“From Portland to Phoenix, Italy to Japan, step into the kitchens of chefs whose creativity elevates this ordinary dish to an art form through their unique flavors, inspiring backgrounds and passion for creating the perfect slice. “, we read in a press release from the streaming giant. .
You almost can’t taste it? The six-episode series is currently streaming on Netflix.
“Tell Me Lies”
Does a sexy novel make for a sexy series?
We’ll see with Hulu’s “Tell Me Lies,” based on Carola Lovering’s novel of the same name.
The series follows the “addictive entanglement” between Lucy Albright (Grace Van Patten) and Stephen DeMarco (Jackson White), two college students whose past — and future — may be linked.
“Tell Me Lies” is streaming now.
Come on, CGI!
This beloved children’s story about a wooden puppet who becomes a real boy gets the special effects treatment and star power from Tom Hanks, who plays Geppetto, a wood carver who builds and processes the toy (voiced by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) as if it were his own. real son.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film also stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt (voiced by Jiminy Cricket), Cynthia Erivo and Luke Evans, among others.
It’s streaming on Disney+ now.
“Patient Number 9” by Ozzy Osbourne
If Ozzy Osbourne isn’t the real Prince of Darkness, has he made a deal with him?
Just kidding – at least I think. It’s just that Osbourne has been through so much, but the man is still rocking.
His latest album, “Patient Number 9,” looks back on some of Osbourne’s past woes and features hard-hitting collaborators including Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck.
“Patient Number 9” is out now.
“Legend” by John Legend
Speaking of collabs, there are plenty on John Legend’s new double album.
‘The Voice’ trainer and EGOT winner gets assists from Rick Ross, Jazmine Sullivan, Jhene Aiko, Saweetie, Ty Dolla $ign, Muni Long, Ledisi and more on the aptly titled record , “Legend”.
“Until now, I’ve never used any aspect of my name as the title of an album,” Legend said in a statement. “I had to win this, live up to it by delivering the performance and the music. And that’s me saying, I’m proud of who I am, I’m confident in the work that I’ve done, and I’m just going to declare it.
“Legend” is also out now.
And you thought Andy Cohen had a hard time trying to get the “Real Housewives” together.
The Bravo talk show host and executive recently shared a video of his family returning from vacation – and his 3-year-old son, Benjamin, wasn’t happy it was over.
In the clip, Cohen tried to calm her crying child, who was off camera.
“Well, you just watched ‘Bob the Builder’ for six hours while I parked the car,” he told his son. “You can’t want to watch any more!”
“Yes,” Ben sobbed.
“I want to return!” he then cried – in complete meltdown mode – when Cohen informed him that they were going home. But minutes later the youngster was calm again and told his dad he was “joking” to be so upset.
I bet a lot of people can relate to the tantrum and its aftermath – and yes, a lot of “Real Housewives” in particular.
There’s nothing Hollywood loves more than a comeback.
Brendan Fraser is enjoying a “Brenaissance” (thanks to my CNN colleague Melissa Gray for sharing this delightful portmanteau with me) for his performance in “The Whale.”
In the Darren Aronofsky-directed film, Fraser plays a reclusive man who eats to drown his pain, part of which stems from his relationship (or lack thereof) with his estranged teenage daughter.
The actor is hailed for his powerful work in the film.
Fraser appeared emotional at the Venice Film Festival when audiences honored him, co-stars Aronofsky and “The Whale” with a six-minute standing ovation.
What did you like about today’s newsletter? What did we miss? Enter [email protected] and say hello!