This is not a Commercial

This is not a commercial for the all new, surprisingly stylish Ford Edge. Yes, that is me in the attached photo, standing between my old Ford Edge and my new Ford Edge, looking a lot like I did during the six-year period when I was the official spokesman for the Ford Motor Company. .But those days are over, and today, I am under no obligation to say anything complimentary about Ford’s extraordinary vehicles, including the all new, surprisingly stylish Ford Edge, which was just delivered to my house. Nevertheless, I must say that I’m very impressed with my new ride, Read More

The Winds of Fortune

I met Captain Wayne Magwood in 2005, back when he welcomed me aboard The Winds of Fortune, a shrimp boat that plied the waters off Shem Creek in South Carolina. We were shooting the second season of Dirty Jobs, and I wanted to do a story on the shrimp industry. I had just wrapped the first season of Deadliest Catch, and had a feeling that crustaceans in general were about to become popular with cable networks looking for new content, so I asked Barsky to look around the low country, for a Captain with the right stuff. Barsky found a Read More