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Inside the Abrasive, Prank-Filled, Schadenfreude-Heavy World of FM Morning Radio

Jezebel - ‎17 hours ago‎
It all started at the end of 2015, with a fake letter to One Direction that was written by “Joey Fatone.” Do you remember that letter?

Warm Yourself By the Fires of Envy and Schadenfreude

The Weekly Standard (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
These may not be sufficiently pathetic to rouse warm feelings of schadenfreude - even Marco Rubio probably owns assets worth more than $750,000, a sum that would dazzle most Americans.
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America's Just One Big Pile Of Schadenfreude After Donald Trump Lost The Iowa Caucus

Junkee - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
After ten months of relentless, exhausting campaigning, with hundreds of millions of dollars spent and dozens of candidates wrestling for the world's highest office, America's finally gotten around to actually starting the equally drawn-out and ...
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Bankrupt & Broke: When Celebs Go Bust review – where's MC Hammer when you need him?

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
to come and talk shite instead. Plus, there's something a bit grubby about the whole exercise, no? Gloating over the misfortune of others; the bigger the fall the bigger the gloat; schadenfreude television. Much more fun just to send them on The Jump.

La schadenfreude della Sulcis - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
La notizia è stata ripresa da quasi tutti i principali quotidiani nazionali con toni di trionfo. Ovidio Marras c'è l'ha fatta. La Cassazione gli ha, infatti, dato ragione e, dunque, il resort di Capo Malfatano, vicino a Tuerredda, non si farà. Ovidio ...
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A week is a long time in politics – and this one may take a long time to fix

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
For all the schadenfreude over this, we should be worried about the state of politics in this country. There are huge policy challenges facing us and yet for years we've done nothing.

Chipotle's Food-Safety Woes? Don't Expect Sympathy From Rest Of Industry

NPR - ‎22 minutes ago‎
But it's difficult to think of another case in which a company's food-safety troubles provoked such schadenfreude in the food industry.
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Viacom hasn't been hip with the kids since I was a kid, and it won't change

The Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
News that Goldman Sachs has closed out five of its six “trades of the year” less than six weeks into 2016 ought to set the schadenfreude coursing through the veins. No bank better symbolises the arrogance and self-importance of Wall Street, and to see ...

When even Tory MPs can't buy homes, how can Cameron deny the crisis?

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Aside from the attendant social awkwardness Cameron can expect at family gatherings now, the schadenfreude also shows how even those closest to the prime minister, and by no means socially disadvantaged, are aware of the human impact of the cuts.

What 'Compton,' 'Inside Out,' 'Carol's' Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Would Change About Their Films

Variety - ‎17 hours ago‎
Animated Pixar blockbuster “Inside Out” might have preserved a character from early story talks: lederhosen-wearing, irony-spewing Schadenfreude, said Josh Cooley, co-writer of the animated hit. Other panelists suggested characters who deserved more ...
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Dark Hunter Author Sherrilyn Kenyon Suing Cassandra Clare Over Shadowhunters

The Mary Sue - ‎10 hours ago‎
Last week Dark Hunter author Sherrilyn Kenyon filed a lawsuit against YA novelist Cassandra Clare alleging “trademark infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, and trade dress infringement.

Apartment Sadness: A Tale Of A TIC And An Airbnb Gone Really, Really Bad

SFist - ‎10 hours ago‎
And let this also be your weekly dose of schadenfreude, only this time toward landlords who think they can make life easier by using Airbnb and not getting stuck with a long-term tenant.

Should India recognise the accomplished Romani people as a national minority?

Economic Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Schadenfreude in some quarters that a man with the world's best technology wizards at his disposal is unable to get a decent Wi-Fi connection in the White House can't be ruled out.

Those takedowns we love, even if we hate to admit it

The Age - ‎18 minutes ago‎
I reread this knuckle-bitingly unkind piece during a recent frenzy of schadenfreude triggered by New York Times critic Pete Wells' much-circulated excoriation of the Big Apple's famous restaurant Per Se.

What cost workplace safety?

Plastics & Rubber Weekly - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Perhaps it is schadenfreude - 'malicious joy' - or maybe it's the case that such stories act as a salutary reminder to those running or working in manufacturing environments that the welfare and safety of employees must rank as a top priority.

The brand outrage bubble just won't burst (and that's a problem)

Digiday - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Schadenfreude is fun! Especially given how hard brands try to ingratiate themselves with consumers. “Brand fails have become entertainment,” said Howard Belk, CEO of branding firm Siegel+Gale.
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Top Gear races on with new team of presenters - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
As both a woman and a German -- two frequent targets of the previous regime's "old boys' club" style of humour -- Schmitz's standing as a new Top Gear host borders on gleeful schadenfreude. "I grew up next to the Nürburgring and have been racing for ...
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Crespo: Freude über Neville-Flop - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Der ehemalige Stürmer von Inter Mailand und dem FC Chelsea, Hernan Crespo, hat bekannt, dass er geradezu glücklich darüber ist, zu sehen, wie schlecht es beim FC Valencia unter Coach Gary Neville läuft.

Human-Proof Your Career Plan By Addressing Individual Frailties

Investor's Business Daily - ‎20 hours ago‎
Schadenfreude - the German term for taking pleasure in the failures of others - is a wheel spinner. “You end up gloating over what other people did wrong, rather than doing whatever it takes to make yourself more successful,” James said.
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NBA All-Stars get their own Twitter emojis now because it's 2016

Mashable - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
It was full of lingering ill-will for his decision to the leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and snarky schadenfreude over his initial failure to win a championship with the Miami Heat.