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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Time for CUPCAKES!

For Nobody (in case she missed it), a click to Joel Stein's TIME essay, Cupcake Nation. [28Aug2006]


That's what bugs me about cupcakes: they're fake happiness, wrought in Wonka unfood colors. They appeal to the same unadventurous instincts that drive adults to read Harry Potter and watch Finding Nemo without a kid in the room. They're small and safe, and so people convince themselves that they can't have that many calories. They are the dessert of a civilization in decline.


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