Cupcakes and the Nature of Longing

A chain of cupcake stores went out of business and the Internet is FREAKING OUT, MAN. An enterprising eBay user is selling the ‘last cupcake’ for $250. Jeff and Anthony try to figure out why we cling to the past so much.

Special bonus mentions: Potato salad kickstarters and self-administering electric shocks rather than being alone with your own thoughts.

Crumbs Cupcakes on eBay:

Humans prefer an electric shock to being left alone with their thoughts:

Potato Salad Kickstarter:


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