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Burger King royally pushes it with new 'Bacon Sundae'

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Burger King's newly crowned "Bacon Sundae."

Though we are peasants in the land of the Burger King, our gallant voices echo loudly and travel great distances with messages of digestive disapproval, trend tiredness and joyful gluttony towards BK's late-to-the-fried-pork-party "Bacon Sundae."

Oozing in at around 500 calories, the soft serve slow death may be crossing the novelty (and artery) threshold as it crosses the spoon drawbridge into your face with 18 grams of fat and 61 grams of sugar, KPCC's The Madeleine Brand Show notes nutritionally.

Knights, maidens, outlaws and commoners have posted a variety of grievences and exaltations in the Twitter forest as fast food talk continues to spread like flame-broiled wildfire: