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Ted Allen

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The Resume

    (May 20, 1965- )
    Born in Columbus, Ohio
    Foodie of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
    Birth name is Edward Allen
    Raised in Carmel, Indiana
    Author of ‘The Food You Want to Eat’ and ‘Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About’ series
    Host of PBS’ ‘Uncorked: Wine Made Simple’
    Contributing editor to Esquire Magazine

Why he might be annoying:

    His birth name is similar to that of Ted Kennedy’s.
    He wanted to make over Jerry Falwell.
    He considers questionnaires a pet peeve.
    He said, ‘I can’t imagine picking a place to go so that people would see you. Do people do that?’ (Yes, dude. They do.)

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is the oldest of the Queer Eyes.
    He loves Italy.
    He received his primary culinary inspiration from Boy Scout camp.
    His article on male breast cancer (Esquire, 2001) was a National Magazine Award nominee.
    His favorite book is Green Eggs and Ham.
    He has a BA in psychology and MA in journalism.

Credit: Cool It All Right?


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 17 Votes: 76.47% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 55 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 194 Votes: 74.23% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 87 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 25 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 75 Votes: 42.67% Annoying