Bourdain’s Lust

Jon Ward
Jon Ward
Published in
1 min readDec 29, 2021

When I was 24 I had my first byline in a newspaper. I wrote an article, it got edited, it got copy edited, it got printed, and I went and picked up a copy of the Washington Times at a local store the next day. My heart thrilled to see my name in print.

I am reading a book about Anthony Bourdain that I got for Christmas. I love Tony Bourdain. But there is a chapter in which a friend remembers Tony explaining why he was able to get up…