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2008_07_fonz.jpgAs part of Salon's Pork Week Peter Meehan tries to decide if bacon is going "boom or bust in the near future". The conclusion: we're all still very seriously bacon crazed and will be for years to come: "No amount of shark jumping will ever tank bacon's status, because bacon is the Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli of the meat world. Personified, it would be Henry Winkler, not James Dean: popular but not quite cool; desirable but not unattainable; not bland but not challenging. It's not dangerous at all to like bacon or the Fonz..." [Salon]

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