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Incredibly Shrinking Bacon

A DAY OF BACON

Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan says the only problem with bacon is shrinkage. “You start off with a pound and you end with a bookmark.”

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And, across the Big Pond, British comedian Al Murray says bacon conclusively proves the existence of God. Language alert.

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Out of the Frying Pan

A DAY OF BACON

Walt Disney released the cartoon Out of the Frying Pan into the Firing Line in 1942 to benefit the war effort. The cartoon encouraged housewives not to discard their kitchen grease. It could be converted into glycerin for explosives to use against our enemies in World War II.

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Betcha Bacon

A DAY OF BACON

In the 1970s, you could eat bacon right out of the box. Here’s a 1972 vintage commercial for Betcha Bacon, bacon strip chips featuring a young, red-haired Mason Reese as their pitchman. You might remember Reese because he also appeared in ads for Dunkin’ Donuts, Underwood Deviled Ham and other delicacies. The Betcha Bacon jingle:  “Betcha when you buy a box, you betcha wish you bought a batch.”

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And just to prove bacon is the universal language, Canadians love bacon.

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And so do British nudists!

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Behold His Meaty Wand

A DAY OF BACON

A toon with a tune from Great Britain’s Weebl’s, introducing the mighty Meat Wizard, who elevates bacon as the solution to world hunger. “You’re a vegematarian? Not now!”

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A Slam Poem to Bacon

A DAY OF BACON

Nick Offerman, actor and meat eater, performs a slam poem to bacon with bongo accompaniment. Offerman plays the libertarian, government-hating Ron Swanson on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, a man who never met a dish — whether shrimp or turkey — that wouldn’t taste better with bacon wrapped around itH/T CollegeHumor

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I Smell Bacon

A DAY OF BACON

Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, portraying slackers Wayne and Garth, poke some fun at a local police officer in Wayne’s World.

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Meanwhile, Pork Force is on patrol in Great Britain. Awesomely warsome, watch in amazement as this crack unit of porcine warriors battles terrorists and protects your freedoms.

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World of Beers XLIII

A DAY OF BACON

On tap tonight: Eichhof, Germany.

Tread lightly when your kitchen has been wired by Rube Goldberg, and you’ve got competition from a mighty big slab of bacon wanting to bogart your last beer.

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B-B-B-B-Bacon

A DAY OF BACON

Lisa Donahey as The Lunch Lady is all gung-ho to go meatless, but just can’t shake her guilty pleasure — B-B-B-B-Bacon.

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Bacon Rocket

A DAY OF BACON

The scientific marriage of two perfect commodities — bacon and rocketry. Two disciplines at the pinnacle of human achievement, finally united.

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Bakin’ Bacon with Macon

A DAY OF BACON

South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker get an assist from the piglet Macon in introducing an episode of Flashbacks. Warning: This episode does not carry the PETA seal of approval.

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