In an interview with Zap2It, Alton Brown called the Travel Channel's eating-challenge show Man vs. Food "disgusting." He said: "That show is about gluttony, and gluttony is wrong. It's wasteful. Think about people that are starving to death and think about that show. I think it's an embarrassment."
Later, to try to set the record straight, Man vs. Food's host Adam Richman replied on Twitter
Alton Brown: Man v. Food Gluttonous, Embarrassing, "Wasteful," "Disgusting"; Richman Responds