When Proxy Snyder made Will Bowman an offer he couldn’t refuse in the Colony premiere, many fans admitted how quickly they would be greased into collaborating on account of Snyder’s bacon breakfast. We have to give Will the benefit of the doubt that his motivations were deeper than crispy, delicious swine, but if someone really did love bacon that much, we can’t say we would blame them. Sure, resisting the Occupation is the noble thing to do, but resisting smoky, salty pork products is damn near impossible. Just ask these people…
In a suburb of St. Louis, MO, a woman caught a burglar in her home because he decided to stick around her kitchen and fry up some bacon after robbing her. Upon capture, the police pegged Damon L. Petty for a number of burglaries in the area and he was sentenced to seven years of prison in 2012. How's your bacon now?
On an episode of A&E’s Bad Ink, a couple who did everything together made one especially dubious pact -- his and her bacon-themed tattoos. With his male pig captioned “Makin’” and her lady pig that said “Bacon,” this pair of bad-tatted lovers made a sizzling combo when rubbing shoulders.
Let’s be clear about one thing: Shaneka Torres of Grand Rapids, MI, gets really, really, REALLY mad if her sandwich is missing bacon -- so much so, that she shot a gun at a drive-thru after realizing her order was wrong. Fortunately, no one was hurt, and the police swiftly caught her when they discovered that she had left her phone number with an employee she was flirting with at the first window.
According to England’s West Yorkshire police department, a 999 dispatcher received a call from one very hungry man when his girlfriend’s cat ate his bacon. Asked if he wanted to press charges against the girlfriend or the cat, the baconless bloke said both. “We don’t arrest cats,” the operator apologized.
Bacon Kevin Bacon? Why not? That was idea when artist Mike Lahue built a giant statue of actor Kevin Bacon, using styrofoam, bacon bits, and five layers of lacquer. Apparently, it wasn’t easy to resist his porky medium whilst sculpting, and Lahue admitted to eating an entire jar of bacon bits one night. Because bacon.
When Burger King Japan ran a promotion to add 15 slices of bacon to a Whopper for just a dollar, Japanese food daredevil Mr. Sato had it his way -- with over 1,000 slices of bacon. Weighing in at close to six pounds, Sato’s Whopper, which took two hours to build, contained a whopping 14,300 calories – but that extra bacon was a steal at only $70. How could he resist?