About Greg White

Greg Cope White is an author, blogger, television writer and host, cook, world traveler, and inveterate bon vivant. He's also a former sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, with a book out about that time, The Pink Marine.


His Marine Corps memoir is optioned for a TV series. Meanwhile, he’s a bi-coastal, polo-playing, sixth-generation Texan with a voracious appetite for life. He has a long history in film and television. He just shot a pilot for Food Network. You can currently watch him on Cooking Channel’s show Unique Sweets.


Follow his all-too-true blogs, tweets, Insta @eatgregeat --  and Facebook (Eat,Greg,Eat). More info at: www.thepinkmarine.com

Knock Knock. Who Is it? Freedom

It can be hard, but the best thing we can do in the face of terrorism is stand strong and continue to enjoy our life and freedoms.

Happy Birthday: Everyone Old is New Again

Some people think I’m younger than I really am. Maybe because I have a full head of hair. But at my age, I didn’t expect to still have any hair. So I celebrate it by blow drying it every morning.

Brothers in Arms

Greg White is embracing the rise in man-on-man hugging action.

Why Not Men in Skirts?

Greg White may not have the cojones to wear a skirt, but he’s certainly free to think about it.

I Took Back My Father’s Name

I often hear people giving thanks to the strong women that raised them. Mentions of a dad’s impact is rare. Perhaps because it’s a mystery to me personally, but I long for more stories about great men raising children.

Maya Angelou Makes Me Strong

Maya Angelou’s dignity and bravery gave one young man “rich chunks of hope” that he would survive, and eventually thrive.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 3)

Greg White felt compassion for others who were misjudged for their weaknesses, and he hoped that they too would have compassion for what made him different.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 2)

Greg White wants people to know, ‘If I can overcome my insecurities in a hostile environment, so can others.’

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 1)

Halfway through boot camp Greg White learned that everyone there “came in with some feeling of being different.”

100 Words on Love: Romativertigo

I smelled the sweetness of love rising up in the wind.

Camouflage is the New Black

Greg White attempted at 53 what he had once accomplished at 18, hoping just to live…

You Don’t Know Jack

The epitome of cool quietly retired from acting recently. Greg White recalls his brief meeting with the legendary Jack Nicholson.

Let Them Eat (Wedding) Cake

Greg White fell in love with a Canadian man. And today, he got good news — “the kind of news where you recklessly go out to breakfast and eat carbs.”

Somebody’s Been Tinkering With My Television

Television and film writer Greg White offers an insider’s perspective on why great television can suddenly go so bad.

Voltaire on Atrocity

Greg White prays that the violence in Boston does not claim our futures.

So You Want to Be a Princess

Bird seamstresses, prancing princes: Greg White on the pressure and woes of life on the fast track to happy ever after.