Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Meat’s better when you kill it yourself

WASHINGTON — Is this the beginning of “hipster hunting”?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg caused a minor ripple in the social media time continuum when he casually announced in a Facebook Live posting that meat is so much tastier when you kill the animal yourself:


Looking relaxed before a California backdrop that looked like EveryBackyard USA — a grill and smoker in the back, friends milling about and chiming in, chairs that Facebook commenters declared “cheap, just like mine” — Zuckerberg reiterated his love for hunting and enjoying meat better when you know where it comes from.

“I think half of the joy is that things taste better when you make them yourself. They taste doubly better when you’ve hunted the animal yourself,” he said to an audience of millions tuned in for his 30-minute “grill talk.”

“So whether you’re fishing for salmon or going hunting for a boar, that’s a big part of it.”

The Facebook co-founder and CEO, who is not averse to posts about his wife, Priscilla, and baby, Maxima, as well as social issues, faith and everyday life, posted the live video just before Sunday’s presidential debate. On the most part, comments were positive, and on Twitter, some have been a bit incredulous:


But it wasn’t the first time we met Zuckerberg, man of the future and man of the neolithic. In 2011, he publicly challenged himself to only eat what he kills

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