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Anthony Bourdain Hates EDM: "Are We Old? Or Are We Nondouchey?" (Video)

When it comes to chefs, no one is more awesome than Anthony Bourdain.

He drinks like a fish, he smokes like a chimney, he takes ayahuasca in Peru -- the guy is just an all-around badass.

This week, we're really crushing on him: Not only did he drink Butterbeer at Universal Studio's Island of Adventure but he also came out with one of the best rips on EDM (electronic dance music), probably ever.

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On the Las Vegas edition of his show Parts Unknown, Bourdain hung out with Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller) discussing the transformation of the city from diverse entertainment center to giant club.

While he criticized the homogeneity of the city, he waxed poetically about his distaste for the music that dominates the scene.

"Where once they used to say, 'Cocaine is God's way of saying you have too much money' -- now, maybe EDM is. Come ye lords and princelings of douchedom," says Bourdain.

Bourdain is forlorn about the excess -- not the excess of drinking and drugs but the ridiculous amounts of money being spent. To him, it's representative of the new wealth of the millennial 1 percent, of the douchiness.

"Are we just old?" he asks Jillette. "Or are we nondouchey?"

Follow Sara Ventiera on Twitter, @saraventiera.



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