The Weight Of The World

British Corpses Extra Bloaty

"A British parish council is the first in the UK set to dedicate part of a proposed new cemetery to obese corpses as crematoriums, morgues and ambulance chiefs gear up for bigger bodies."


Food Fiends Seek Their Fix: Food

"How cravings for food can be as bad as drugs: Food addicts get high after their 'hit' and feel judged like junkies"


Our Fat Future

If you are concerned about the forecast that nearly half of the population will be obese by the year 2030, do not fret: By the year 2030 nearly half of the population will be dead, and the survivors will be so thin that the concept of obesity will become some kind of folk memory, a mythical story of an era almost impossible to conceive of, in which restaurants (another concept that will be difficult to grasp) competed against each other to see who could create the most calorie-laden gimmick sandwiches. Children's fever dreams of fried chicken used as bread will be so vivid and disturbing that [...]