I don’t think it is a stretch of the imagination to say that we, as a country, are bacon-crazy. We use it as a dessert topping. We use them in lieu of roses. We have assigned talismanic powers to a certain actor doubtlessly because he has the last name “Bacon” and not a more conventional surname like “Smith” or “Davis” or “Breakfast Sausage.”
More proof that society has achieved peak bacon awareness? This week, Oscar Mayer unveiled a bacon promotion involving an iOS app and promised accessory, and the media lost its collective mind over it.