Follow-up: The Ackroyd Julia Child Parody

What the heck, those of us of a certain age will remember seeing  this live. It’s pretty pitch perfect.

Click on Dan to see the full skit on Hulu.

Dan Ackroyd as Julia Child, circa 1978 or 79

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Julie, Julie, Julie

My Life in France
Julia Child

A book about or by a cook is not a cookbook, even if it includes the occasional recipe.

I think the logic of that statement is irrefutable. At least enough so that I once again sneaked past the cookbook waivers imposed by my wife.  I honestly would not have sought this particular volume out if it hadn’t fallen off the remainder rack at a deep discount because I’m sort of viscerally opposed to movie tie-in editions. As you can see, this printing gives you both Meryl Streep and Amy Adams with the added bonus of Nora Ephron‘s name. It’s enough to make me cringe.

True confession: I saw the  movie, chick flick that it is.  My ostensible reason was to see an old Continue reading