What could make this bacon worth $142 million?
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When we read that some bacon sold in auction for $142 million, we thought two things:
- They auction bacon?
- Holy shit, that must be delicious fucking bacon!
Our minds reeled at the thought of what could possibly make bacon that pricey. Was it farmed from organically-grown moon pigs? Will it regenerate after you eat it, like some kind of pork-flavored everlasting Gobstopper? Or maybe it just simply blows you?
Our brains swirled, our hearts leapt, our spirits soared with the piggy possibilities! Then we read that the auction was actually for this…
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…A set of three paintings by British artist Francis Bacon. Paint, not pork! Fucking art, lets you down every time.
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