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Bacon branded a fad, the world moves on

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Bacon is sooooo 2008.

This better not mean my peeps' annual Bourbon and Bacon party is off.

Slate's business site The Big Money has put together a highlights video (hi Win!) chronicling bacon's meteoric ascent to foodie rockstardom in the last year or so -- from national ad campaigns to obscure Internet kitsch -- and its recent downfall back into the culinary trough.

Check it out:

What will be the new bacon? Robb Walsh suggests pastrami.