Friday, September 11, 2009
Julie & Julia & Ellis
on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 2:42 PM
The French Chef
from WGBH in Boston, featuring political reporter -- and current Riverfront Times
managing editor -- Ellis Conklin in the role that Julia Child would make famous. Test audiences reacted poorly to the then-127-year-old Conklin, who refused to pick up any of the food he dropped while cooking and continually berated the audience for the lack of good chicken teriyaki options.
Recently unearthed footage from the pilot of