Meet Mr. Rick Browne, cookbook author and television personality. He has been the king of barbecue for years. He began as a photo-journalist and was assigned many years back a job out in Kansas City to photograph a cook off contest barbecue style. What he learned on this assignment was that America had this secret world of barbecue cook offs. So fascinated by this phenomena he decided to write a book about it and ultimately became the king of barbecue himself.