An All-Bacon Menu at Denny’s? I wish this were a Joke.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Apr 1, 2011
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To quote Newsweek quoting a blogger,

Denny’s introduces the all-bacon menu. America, you are so just so fucking fat.

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


8 Responses to “An All-Bacon Menu at Denny’s? I wish this were a Joke.”

  1. guest says:

    yuck yuck yuck, they're tryin to make sure people really get heart attacks now 😛

  2. MC says:

    If you object to eating bacon on ethical grounds, that’s cool. But it’s not bacon that’s making America (and the world) fat. It’s all the sugar in soda and other drinks, grains in bread and other starchy ‘side’ dishes.

    And no, I’m not pulling this out of my behind. There is a growing body of research confirming what some of us suspected: fatty foods don’t mess with your hormonal balance, carbs do.

    That’s what makes you fat. Fortunately, there are options for vegetarians too: base your diet on leafy greens, nuts, avocados, seitan and berries. If you eat dairy, you’re in luck. All the yummy saturated fats in butter and cheese are actually good for your heart.

    I know quite a few obese vegetarians. They eat far too many grains and sweet foods. And it breaks my heart to see someone so mindful of what they eat ruin their health thanks to misinformation they’re being fed by the FDA.

  3. Yuck! I swear I heard a commercial about a bacon sundae! Ice cream, bacon + maple syrup. WTF?

  4. Yup, it's true! And did you know they're calling this limited time menu the Baconalia festival?

  5. DLR says:

    I agree 100%. It's also about moderation. As a formerly fat vegetarian (I gained weight from eating too many carbs) and current slim, trim and very healthy (including very good cholesterol levels) Jewish bacon lover, I have no judgement if someone has a yearning for a bacon sundae. Who cares? However, if you eat one every day for a month, you may begin to have health problems. I am much more healthy now that I don't restrict myself from eating 'pleasure' foods once in a while. As soon as I start restricting, I get obsessive and fall into a restrict/binge/purge cycle that is very damaging and ironically makes me gain weight.

    I have to say, for a spiritually-oriented website, I'm finding more and more of the articles and reader comments to be very rooted in judgment. Just an obervation, but I'm sadly becoming less and less attracted to the site because if it. It's just not how I roll….and I don't think Buddha (apparently a very fat man himself, if we go by how he is depicted in art and statues) rolled that way either. It's one thing to be concerned; it's another to mock and shame.

  6. DocHeather says:

    Beyond sad.

  7. Yogini5 says:

    Eating disorders are one very sticky wicket.
    A flexitarian regime works well for me: great for my yoga practice, and still enough nutrition and energy to work in a demanding job with a a lengthy commute.
    I had been a pescetarian (pesco-vegetarian) for a good chunk of time. It hardly affected my numbers (I am a cholesterol patient); and my physician told me such sacrifice was not worth it …

  8. That Judgment day thing is so crazy. Trying to predict the date of the rapture is ludacris. My sis actually sold a bunch of her stuff because she thought it was going to happen and she wasn’t going to need them. This whole event just makes Christians look insanse since people are going to connect this kookie with Christianity.