Archives for December, 2014

Frascati: The Drink of Rome

Zane Lamprey chugs to Rome tonight, one of the world’s greatest cities for over two thousand years. As they say, “When in Rome, drink like the Romans.” Italy is a hotbed for fabulous wine production, and wine is the most imbibed cultural beverage. Thus, it’s worth taking a look at the most synonymous wine to…

When in Rome #WhereInTheWorld [CHUG Takeover] REVEALED!

As the popular saying “when in Rome” goes, eating and drinking like the locals do is the only way to experience this ancient city. A place with thousands of years of culture, world-renowned cuisine, iconic architecture, and a historic Christian pilgrimage site, Rome seems to have it all. Each cultural era—medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassicism—have left…

Romancing the Elk on Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet

There is no such thing as a normal day for Dr. Oakley and this week’s episode, Bull Steam Ahead proves it. It’s the end of the summer in the Yukon and time for many animals to go into rut. For the most part, the process takes care of itself in the wild–but a few of…

Rule Your World: The Power of Fun

Behavior expert Daniel Pink is showing us how to use diabolical psychology for the greater good in this weekly video series, “Rule Your World.” No matter what you do for a living you’re selling all the time. Your product, your service, your idea… yourself. So how can you do it better? Well, we’ve got a…

Chasing Mudbugs in Cajun Country

Tonight on Eric Greenspan is Hungry, Eric and Mauzner head down to Breaux Bridge, Louisiana to uncover the self-proclaimed crawfish capitol of the world. Along the way they meet with the locals who steer the out-of-towners in the right direction when it comes to catching and cooking mudbugs. The boys find themselves deep in the…

Schnaps: Austria’s Winter Cocktail of Choice

Tonight on Chug, Zane visits Austria for a first-hand encounter with cold-weather concoctions, local beers, and a unique way to down freshly made wine in frosty cold mugs. Since most of the Northern Hemisphere is hunkering down for winter right this very moment, Zane’s encounter with Austria’s choice winter tipple, Schnaps, proves relevant for those…

Wild to Inspire: Speaking Swahili, Lion Sex, and Remembering to Hit “Record”

This past week has felt like one long safari trip that I never want to end. The amount of wildlife, people, and stories I have encountered humbles me greatly and I can’t believe I still have two weeks left. I’ve been to Africa once before. Ghana, West Africa in 2011 to be exact, but my…

Home of Reinheitsgebot #WhereInTheWorld [CHUG Takeover] REVEALED!

Salzburg is surrounded by the Alpine mountains and the country’s highest peaks are along its border. Hiking and skiing are popular activities enjoyed by both locals and tourists and cable-car rides that give patrons a birds-eye view of the valleys below is also a very popular activity. Salzburg is home to variety of tourist eye-candy—Salzburg…

Watch a Special Preview of Fox’s New Series “Empire”

From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Game Change”), comes EMPIRE, a powerful new drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne. Check out this special preview, an in-depth look into…

The Rarest American Wild Cat on Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet

Dr. Oakley and the Wild Life Preserve team try to corral four lynx kittens for their first vaccinations on this week’s episode of Yukon Vet. Dr. Oakley’s love for animals and desire to keep them healthy extends not just to the animals in our homes, but to the animals that need extra care in the…