'South Park' on Serious Eats

Olympic Figure Skater Brian Boitano in a New Food Network Series

Usually when Brian Boitano and ice are mentioned in the same sentence, it doesn't involve snow-cones and gelato. But the figure skater, who won a gold for the U.S. at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, will have a daytime Food Network series starting August 23 at 1 p.m. called What Would Brian Boitano Make? In every unpredictable episode, Brian hosts get-togethers at his San Francisco home. With a humorous and knowledgeable approach to cooking, Brian puts his unique spin on irresistible dishes like Chicken Paella Burgers, Pear and Almond Crostata, Crab and Avocado Crostini, and Bourbon Bacon Apple Tarts. It seems like they got show-naming inspiration from a song in the film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.... More

Isaac Hayes, Soul Legend, Dies at 65

Soul singer and arranger Isaac Hayes died today. His album, the insanely awesome Hot Buttered Soul, went platinum, he won three Grammy Awards, his theme to 1971's Shaft won him an Oscar, and he wrote a cookbook. Hayes will also be remembered by a whole different generation as the voice of Chef on South Park. After the jump, a clip from South Park of his song, "Chocolate Salty Balls," which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart and the Irish Singles Chart. Plus a bonus live performance of Shaft.... More

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