Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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Absurd Taco Bell Dorito Taco Shell Is Corporate America's Most Abstract Commentary On The Absence Of Authenticity To Date


"This is really happening." [Via]

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brent_cox (#40)

"Crack brownies"

Multiphasic (#411)

No one deserves this, NOT EVEN FRESYES.

(Maybe Bakersfield does.)

jolie (#16)

That sounds delicious.

I'll see myself over to the shame corner now.

BoHan (#29)

I'll have some taco shells and salsa please.

HiredGoons (#603)

Taco Bell is really the Red Roof Inn of fast food restaurants.

HiredGoons (#603)

@HiredGoons oh, no that would be Pizza Hut.

Puny half-measures. Wake me up for the Oreo taco shell.

jfruh (#713)

Come on, you guys, don't be mean, Fresno and Bakersfield need this. Fuck you, San Francisc-no!

hockeymom (#143)

@jfruh Bakersfield needs a lot of things…but not this. Not this.

BoHan (#29)

@jfruh San FranciscNo is the most awesome thing I've heard all week. Also, Los AngelYes.

iplaudius (#1,066)

@jfruh I have relatives in Bakersfield. Now I have one more reason to visit! (The others being the Buck Owens museum and Basque restaurants.)

hockeymom (#143)

Good to see Tim Pawlenty got a TV gig after all.

Matt (#26)

haha nice authenticity

bocadelperro (#9,676)

This just provides further evidence that California hides within it the shittiest places in the country.

iantenna (#5,160)

get with it, awl. this is 21st century urban fusion gone corporate. more than once, at a particular taco truck in oakland (situated conveniently next to a, umm, convenience store) have i seen african-american teenagers provide the truck's proprietor with a bag of doritos with which she makes a heaping plate of nachos. i understand that this corporate appropriation is offensive, but the dish's origins could not be more authentic.

deepomega (#1,720)

@iantenna Authenticity is the stick with which we beat people we don't like.

daemonsquire (#9,523)

That's actually a pretty exciting phenomenon! I would not expect to be granted that option at the Pico de Gap taco truck… unless (as is completely possible and/or likely) Gap and Frito-Lay are under the same corporate umbrella (which, I guess, would also include the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell).

daemonsquire (#9,523)

I heard from someone in the area, who's had one. I believe the review could be interpreted as, "Fres-ehh…" (or maybe, "Bakers-feh…").

sally80 (#137,578)

cripes. that just gave me a baudrillard-flavoured ice cream headache.

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