New media lesson of the day: A picture is worth 5,000 calories

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Sometimes, when I see something like This is Why You’re Fat: Where Dreams Become Heart Attacks (warning: not safe for the queazy), I think about how hard it would be to get such an elegantly simple, yet deep-fat fried idea past all the committees and lawyers and boards of a business or organization devoted to preventing heart disease.

The medium is the extra large.

(Sidenote: The site is being run on Tumblr.com , the same platform that some folks at Hammock used for some participatory , but less graphic, story-telling .)