A guilty pleasure is something one enjoys and considers pleasurable despite feeling guilt for enjoying it. The "guilt" involved is sometimes simply fear of others discovering one's lowbrow or otherwise embarrassing tastes, such as campy styles of entertainment. Fashion, video games, music, films, and junk food can be examples of guilty pleasures.
- Schadenfreude - pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others
- Rolling Stone's List of the 25 Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands
- Kelly, Liz (03/30/2007). "Guilty Pleasure: Movies to Watch Again and Again". Washington Post.
- Fashion, web-surfing, and food can be guilty pleasures
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