I miss 2008... Granted an incarnation of the Doughnut Burger even made it to the cover of This is Why You're Fat". I feel the vintage video quality and compression artifacts add to the gritty feel of the dish. Kind of like the original 16mm-style Texas Chainsaw Massacre adds that icky-ness.
I struggle to come to grips with this stuff... we fetishize violence, so too gluttony! This is a how-to for biological weapons. Serious Eats has a great history of busting on Ms. Deen's tendency to try to kill her audience - Here's the link their Paula Deen Is Trying to Kill Us. It's more than kind of gross but it's awesome never-the-less. What would Bukowski or Burroughs be without the self-destruction?