Word of the Day

schadenfreude
/ˈʃɑːd(ə)nˌfrɔɪdə,German ˈʃɑːdənˌfrɔydə/
noun
1. pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune.

Oxford English Dictionary

Those parallels with punk just keep on coming — we’re now in the crash and burn phase.

Author: Philip Moriarty

Physicist. Rush fan. Father of three. (Not Rush fans. Yet.) Rants not restricted to the key of E minor...

2 thoughts on “Word of the Day”

  1. I actually had the unfortunate experience of dining with this self-obsessed fraudster (not by my own initiative, I might add) in early 2016. Other than the obvious when it comes to Milo, I remember that his veneer of smug charm – if you can call it that – very quickly wore away into a sort of vicious, patronising humour designed not to counter argue but simply to humiliate.

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    1. Christ, dinner with the legend-in-his-own-lunchtime that is Milo Yiannopoulos. That must have been about as enjoyable as pulling out your toenails, Noah.

      The thing with these self-styled provocateurs — be it Yiannopoulos, Carl “I wouldn’t even…” Benjamin, or someone like Toby “bloody” Young — is that they are talentless and entirely uninteresting beyond the provocation.

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