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Andrew Huff / July 5, 2010 12:59 PM

Another recycled one; again, it's been long enough that our guilty pleasures may have changed.

Mine? Dunkin' Donuts.

Adriana / July 5, 2010 1:25 PM

Tyler Perry movies! Especially the Madea ones.

Carrie / July 5, 2010 11:37 PM

Caramel macchiato from Starbucks. I have them a couple times a year, and each time, they rule. Also, bagel with butter and peanut butter=dreamy.

flange / July 6, 2010 9:35 AM

surfing the web at work.

eee / July 6, 2010 9:41 AM

Mayo on french fries, the soundtrack to the terrible movie The Apple, watching Deadliest Warrior on SpikeTV.

In this order. / July 6, 2010 11:30 AM

sex. beer. chocolate.

Riley / July 6, 2010 11:30 AM

Filet o Fish. Why does it have to be so good?

Flava Dave / July 6, 2010 11:31 AM

Filet o' Fish. So good and so bad.

Suzanne Nathan / July 6, 2010 12:16 PM

Guiltiest pleasure is two cups of french pressed Intelligentsia each and every morning of my Chicago life. When I lived in Portland, it was most certainly Stumptown. And although I never, never eat fast food, a friend convinced me to try Filet o Fish, and it was quite, quite guilty and pleasurable, but only when it was a $1.99. I secretly went back to Mickey D's on my own, and when I saw that they had jacked up the price to $3 something, I walked out, the pleasure diminished.

eee / July 6, 2010 12:22 PM

Wow, lots of love for the Filet o' Fish around these parts.

Anonymous / July 6, 2010 12:30 PM

Jennifer.

daruma / July 6, 2010 4:31 PM

ice cream! all year, any season.

JP / July 6, 2010 10:18 PM

Writing posts for GB on Moveable Type while I'm sitting at my desk at work... so baaaaaad (Shhh, don't tell anyone).

BG / July 7, 2010 10:45 AM

Pop music singles from 1977-79.

gg / July 7, 2010 11:01 AM

"Ice cream" cones from McDonalds on a really hot day. They remind me of my childhood.

bob / July 7, 2010 12:48 PM

butterscotch sauce over vanilla ice cream with nuts on top

Dubi Kaufmann / July 7, 2010 1:55 PM

The show "work of art" on bravo (or online)
It is the Filet o Fish of tv shows.

mare / July 7, 2010 4:28 PM

court shows like "Judge Judy." I'm so embarrassed, and yet they reassure me my life isn't too bad.

beer:30 / July 7, 2010 8:02 PM

Katrina and the Waves. The one time they played here [at the Park West waaaay back in the day] I was -this- close to bringing Ms. Leskanich some roses [sighhh...] Thankfully, I didn't [couldn't afford to lose my big bad punk rocker cred]. But summer fun hooks + big cute = max guilty pleasure. The whole album. Still!

Ashamed / July 8, 2010 8:07 AM

Entering sweepstakes.

chad / July 8, 2010 3:50 PM

Scanning the weekly giglist in my local City Pages and reading the band names aloud. Entertainment for anyone listening.

annie / July 8, 2010 5:56 PM

Real Housewives of N.J. I hate to admit this and frankly, I've only seen about 6 episodes from various seasons and I have decided I can't endulge anymore because the anxiety I experience after viewing them is more than I or my husband can bare. I just can't believe the way the are and act, it's fascinating and disgusting.

TT / July 8, 2010 6:59 PM

--The show 1000 Ways to Die, on Spike TV. It's gruesome, but oddly fascinating.
--Sex and the City reruns
--peeing in my shower in the morning
--reading the "Missed Connections" listings in the reader. I so want to be someone's "missed connection" someday!

Saya / July 8, 2010 7:20 PM

I was someone's Missed Connections once, it was amazing! I still have the ad in my wallet, years later. I dated him for three months, which was two and a half months too long - he was a tool - but I wanted it to work out so badly since it was a great How You Met story. Reading MCs is a great guilty pleasure.

spook / July 8, 2010 11:14 PM

A semimonthly cigar, hip-hop, and good horror movies. It use to be Stephen King, until he went pop, just like rap music

spook / July 8, 2010 11:14 PM

A semimonthly cigar, hip-hop, and good horror movies. It use to be Stephen King, until he went pop, just like rap music

tim / July 9, 2010 9:29 AM

journey's greatest hits, cheesy syfy movies and dan brown books.

bluejayjen / July 9, 2010 10:33 AM

Chocolate Long Johns and Jelly Bismarks from a real bakery

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