Tumblr has a little obsession with the cheesy goodness. This photo alone had over 200K likes/reblogs, and there's plenty more where that came from. I quite literally cannot scroll through my dashboard without a picture like this passing by. They're all just as basic, greasy and in-your-face as the one above, but they get the most love on everyone's page. And danggit. NOW I WANT SOME PIZZA. Thanks pizza picture, I know what I'm having for dinner.
It's crazy how the simplest images can trigger someone's brain. Food was far from my mind, but one little snap from someone's camera has me looking forward to a slice of heaven later (okay...
Suppose I was on a diet (I'm not), or what if I had that gluten allergy everyone's worried about these days (I don't). I'd see a picture like this and cave on all my good nutrition intentions. The bigger the trigger the worse it hurts, and as someone who has very little self control when it comes to gratification, this is a slippery little slope.