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Humans are cursed to wander this Earth, fruitlessly searching for meaning where there often is none. But for our most pressing questions, we turn to the porcine stars. Much like with tea leaves, we can prognosticate your future with the help of nature’s greatest meat product: bacon. Do you wonder what your bacon consumption says about you? Let astrology assist you in making sense of all your cured meat preferences.

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If you like your bacon crispy

Are you worthy of finding love? Yes. Yes, you are. You will meet people this month that will attempt to make you think otherwise, but those people will definitely die soon. Now that Venus is in the first house, expect to receive compliments on your new look—enjoy them! This is your world and we’re all just living in it!

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If you like your bacon limp

Your existential angst is intimidating to others, but those close to you know that it’s all a façade. Vulnerability is a good look on you, so seek out situations that will force you out of your comfort zone. Maybe a yoga class? Or capoeira? Don’t worry about funding your new passion project—forecasts indicate a 50 percent chance of financial windfall.

If you like your bacon made of turkey

Friends admire your commitment to activism and fighting the good fight, but avoid jumping onto your soapbox for every perceived slight. When you prioritize principles over relationships, you’ll discover that friendships soon turn fowl. Tonight: Stay home and think about what you’ve done.

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If you like your bacon microwaved

Don’t listen to the naysayers—you’re not lazy, just pragmatic. You’ll receive some backlash at work for your unconventional methods, but rest easy in the knowledge that history will prove you right. Stay grounded and look for opportunities to clean up after yourself. Messes you made in the past may come back to haunt you in the future. Also, paper towels are your friend.

If you like your bacon thick cut

Your vivacious nature and generosity of spirit make you a popular party guest, but take heed: There is more to you than meets the eye. If an attractive stranger enters your life, do not engage—they want something from you that you cannot provide. (Kidneys. They want to harvest your kidneys.)

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If you like your bacon to come only in a quiche

Ooh la la! Tu es le meilleur! Tu veux sortir avec moi?

If you like your bacon burnt

You’re not everyone’s cup of tea, but you have a small circle of fiercely loyal followers. They appreciate your willingness to dig deep and get your hands dirty, but sometimes you take it too far. Now is not that time for grand gestures or impulsive decisions—wait until the next full moon to burn it all down.

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If you like your bacon Canadian

Your stock continues to rise. People value your gentle soul and appreciate your open mind, but in your haste to please others, you sometimes forget to please yourself. This month you will find yourself in the center of some unwanted controversy, but remember—you don’t always have to be the one to say “sorry, eh.”


The A.V. Club’s coverage of all things bacon is brought to you by the makers of HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon.

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