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Awww, bacon, via Three to One.


1 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 4:07 pm

i think you meant:

iiiick, bacon!

2 Alex Belth   ~  Dec 22, 2011 4:30 pm

Bro, you are the anti-christ.

3 Chyll Will   ~  Dec 22, 2011 4:32 pm

[2] Werd...

4 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 4:40 pm

[2] i prefer: satan

5 RIYank   ~  Dec 22, 2011 4:52 pm

I knew it.

6 Chyll Will   ~  Dec 22, 2011 4:55 pm

[2] Bacon is so polarizing. Some religions forbid it, some cultures consider it a religious experience. Fresh coffee and cooking bacon are by far the all-time most popular aromas to wake up to. Many equate bacon with money (while soup and salad at one point or another referred to acts of lewdness). Dogs learn English so they can ask for bacon. Yet it's universal; you can go to all ends of the world with a plate of cooked bacon and be accepted as a diety. What does the Pope keep under his hat, you ask? Yep, bacon. There's nothing wrong with it unless it's fake. Nobody likes facon; you can get killed for passing off facon for bacon. "Who put this facon in my egg & cheese sandwich?" Pop-pop-pop!! And think of the health benefits; angioplasty would not have advanced as far as it has without a lot of help from bacon. It's the other white meat, dude. It's what's for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It's what we fight wars for and preserve the liberty to have at our leisure. Mmm-boy, it's Bacon! >;)

7 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 5:04 pm

yuck & gross!

i absolutely abhor the smell of bacon and coffee. it's almost as bad as incense and cigarette/pot smoke, which is pure evil.

even though my religion 'forbids' it, my whole fam eats bacon (and drinks coffee). i'll stick with the soup & salad. and hearty bowl of cheerios, thanks!

: )

8 RIYank   ~  Dec 22, 2011 5:51 pm

Wow, Chyll Will's "Discourse on Bacon"!
Knowledge is power, baby.

And I don't know from religion, but the first cup of coffee in the morning is a sacrament.

Cheerios. Yeah. Okay.

9 Chyll Will   ~  Dec 22, 2011 7:02 pm

[8] Yeah, I know. I can't stand Cheerios. But you might get me to try a bowl if there was some bacon... on the side, that is. If you cover the Cheerios in lots of chocolate, I'd eat it; chocolate covers a multitude of sins.

10 Yankee Mama   ~  Dec 22, 2011 7:50 pm

Actually the chocolatier Jacques Torres sell chocolate-covered cheerios (and corn flakes). I am not a cheerios type, but it is most palatable that way.

Bacon is delicious in all forms; smoked, lardons, pancetta. I've seen vegetarians weaken under the powerful draw of crunch, chew and aroma.

That said, coffee is the true elixir. Love the stuff! It's as much about ritual as it is taste and warmth. The French press is my first order of business regardless of the necessity to prepare the kids for school. Priorities!

11 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 8:37 pm

this is all blasphemous. plain ol' cheerios - with skim milk - is the best food on this or any other planet!!!

: )

12 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 22, 2011 8:50 pm

[7] thelarmis, how we going to hang in jazz cafes here where they burn both incense AND tons of cigs??!

13 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 10:09 pm

[12] oh, boo. it'll never happen, unfortunately. i can't voluntarily hang in smoky places. my jazz trio used to have a house gig at a cigar bar. it was brutal, but at least i was playing and getting paid...

we'd need to find a jazz club that enforced a smoking ban!

14 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 22, 2011 10:34 pm

[13] There are several of those now, plus a nice cafe as well. But the heavy metal bars you'll have to avoid!

15 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 10:43 pm

[14] sounds good! i've avoided the heavy metal clubs for half a lifetime now. used to be a coupla really great ones on long island and in queens.

when i was dating the british queen, she worked at one in manchester and i felt really outta place hanging there. i loved it when i was a late teen, but not in my thirties...

16 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 22, 2011 10:58 pm

[15] We'd be young pups at the metal bars here. They're filled with guys in their 50s wearing denim jackets with Iron Maiden and Megadeath patches. :)

I'm going tonight to my Nigerian friend's bar, then to a jazz "forget-the-year" session at a cafe. Will try to make it home safe and not slurring..

17 thelarmis   ~  Dec 22, 2011 11:07 pm

[16] funny = you spelled Megadeth wrong! : )

i got their brand new album a few weeks back. i'm guessing you, um...didn't!

18 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 22, 2011 11:23 pm

[17] You guessed right! Jazz and obscure African 1970s records all I'm buying these days. Oh, and of course Kenny G's 7th Xmas collection. It just ain't Christmas in the OK Jazz household without Kenny Gorelick!

19 kenboyer made me cry   ~  Dec 22, 2011 11:40 pm

[18] Kenny Gorelick, the Seattle plumbing supply businessman's son didn't eat bacon either.

But he invested in Starbucks in the '80's so I guess he likes coffee.

Cover all bases with chocolate mocha covered bacon candy.

20 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 22, 2011 11:50 pm

[19] Beautiful, that gets a http://instantrimshot.com/

Maybe skating on think ice here but always amazed me how many Jewish performers put out Christmas albums. Label pressure I imagine? And I believe Mel Torme wrote "The Christmas Song"..classic.

21 kenboyer made me cry   ~  Dec 23, 2011 12:10 am

[20] Barbara Streisand, Neil Diamond, John Denver. Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Carole King, Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas", the list goes on...

Label pressure? We can do it better? Assimilation? Money? Why not? Keep Christ (the Jew) in Christmas.

22 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 23, 2011 12:21 am

[21] John "Country Boy" Denver was Jewish? Better check the official record: http://www.jewornotjew.com/

Ok, jazz tourists in town to go and entertain. Happy Holidays everyone!

23 thelarmis   ~  Dec 23, 2011 12:31 am

[20][21] ok, now i'm feeling the pressure to put out a 4-mallet solo marimba album playing christmas tunes!

24 RIYank   ~  Dec 23, 2011 7:51 am

That's right, those are Mel Torme's chestnuts roasting, Mr. OK. And "I'll be home for Christmas" was written by two Jews. "Walkin' in a winter wonderland", "Christmastime in the city", Jew, Jew.

But yeah, the main characters in the nativity scenes are Jews, after all. And we now know that the little drummer boy is Jewish.

25 kenboyer made me cry   ~  Dec 23, 2011 8:30 am

[24] Funny!

He's got that Jesus-type hair.

26 Chyll Will   ~  Dec 23, 2011 9:06 am

Ya see whuttumsayin'? The minute someone says "bacon", the comments start flying! >;)

27 Yankee Mama   ~  Dec 23, 2011 9:53 am

Too funny. How a discussion of bacon becomes Jews making Christmas albums. This site never disappoints.

But, please tell me that you're not really going to listen to Kenny G. That is hard to stomach.

We Jews have proven to be consummate assimilators.

28 Evil Empire   ~  Dec 23, 2011 3:27 pm

Yay Bacon!

As to facon, turkey bacon is pretty fucking good if its prepared properly. Use the pan - not the microwave.

29 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Dec 23, 2011 8:09 pm

[27] NEVER EVER EVER would I listen to Kenny Gorelick! That was a joke!
[26] They do indeed. I rarely eat pork, lasting influence of my dearly departed Muslim Aunty who I grew up with. But bacon seems kind of gross to me anyways..did enjoy some Chinese spare ribs once though.

30 Chyll Will   ~  Dec 23, 2011 11:24 pm

I'll tell ya, Jazz, my niece Nikki and I discovered a secret about chinese food restaurants in America: beware the smiling golden cat! The word is that they bring the restaurant good luck, but from our experience it's a good indication that what you see may not be... Well, you didn't get pieces of the rib stuck between your teeth, right? >;)

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