"My word, what is this dark and vaguely sinister-looking pie you see
before you? Well, I’ll tell you. It’s the world’s first Schadenfreude
Pie, the pie to enjoy while you are reveling in the horrible misfortunes
of others. Why is there a Schadenfreude Pie? Because after I wrote the
headline for this entry, I wondered to myself, “what would Schadenfreude
Pie taste like?”
My guess: Dark. Rich. And oh so bittersweet.
And you know what? That’s exactly what it tastes like. Also — and this
is really just a perfect but unintentional extension of the whole
schadenfreude metaphor — you really only want a small slice; too much of
this pie and it’ll sit in the pit of your stomach like a rock of
judgment, pulling you down. Small slice? Excellent. Big slice? You’ll
regret it. Just like schadenfreude itself."
Via Muse, who wrote "Hilarious, but probably too rich for my tastes. By
Share and enjoy,
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics
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