FROM Mathilde de Cagny
Animal Trainers We travel to the ranch of Birds & Animals Unlimited , an agency that has managed feathered and furry talent working in Hollywood for 40 years. Kim Masters talks with Mathilde de Cagney, the animal trainer specializing in dogs whose credits include TV shows like Frasier and movies like Marley & Me, Hugo and Beginners; and David Sousa, an animal trainer who's worked with the owls on the Harry Potter films and the reindeer in Fred Claus. Mathilde de Cagney telling Kim how she works with Clyde, aka 'Marley,' of Marley & Me David Sousa with Crash the Owl. This is the same kind of owl that Sousa trained for the Harry Potter movies Mathilde de Cagney with a goat she trained for the Sacha Baron Cohen movie, The Dictator
The great tasting menu debate, cast-iron skillets, grapeless wine Esquire’s Jeff Gordinier weighs in on the pros and cons of tasting menus. Alec Lee of Ava Winery explains the science behind producing wine without a single grape. Food and travel writer Shane Mitchell shares stories from her new book, “Far Afield.” Plus: Jonathan Gold recommends Filipino dishes to try at Irenia, and Charlotte Druckman serves up a cast iron skillet pistachio-cherry danish recipe.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.