Omnivore - Frank Bruni and Anne Rice on Paula Deen

Y'all hate the South, doncha?


Be sure to check out New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's column about the Paula Deen flap yesterday. Bruni's words doubtlessly have extra weight since he is the paper's former dining critic. Example of his estimation of Paula:

There's a dearth of reflection, a deficit of introspection, and that's not just a generational thing and not just a regional thing, as some of her fans and other observers have begun to assert, unprepared to surrender their image of Paula the Southern Eccentric to the reality of Paula the Deep-Fried Boor.

Meanwhile, Fox News scanned vampire writer Anne Rice's Facebook page. Samples: