The New Bourdain Documentary Misses the Point of Tony's Life

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Roadrunner, the documentary about the life and death of Anthony Bourdain, is not easy to watch. It opens with clips of him talking about his death; how he doesn't want a funeral, that he doesn't want anyone to see his body. He jokes about having his body put into a woodchipper and sprayed into Harrod’s, the luxury department store in London. Bourdain saying those things before he died was dark, but not...