Dec 22, 2008

The Hungarians and Czechs are Sad

A new Nielsen poll found that Hungarians and Czechs are the least happy in all of Europe.

The fact that such a poll exists, means that someone has to be the happiest in Europe. That honor goes to the Finns, who are basking in the warm national glow of all the fee love and casual sex they enjoy. Alas, sex is not the reason why the Hungarians feel so down, as they are “more satisfied with their sexual life than the European average.” In fact, the cause of The Great Hungarian Sadness is decidedly boring: government and personal finance.

For a moment, we had hoped that the entire country was trapped in some deep existential crisis. Then again, that's why God invented the Czechs.

Above: trailer for Unbearable Lightness of Being, Daniel Day-Lewis and Juliette Binoche might be NSFW, but only if you work in a nunnery... =)


jaybird said...

Dude, that video is Not Safe for Work! NSFW!!! labels, please!

Pirates(and)Diplomats said...

The trailer for Unbarable Lightness of Being?

(Sorry JayBird.)

nimh said...

What, the Hungarians are not the most unhappy? Beaten by those lovable Czechs? I don't believe it! Another shame on this country.

And wow, that video really takes you back. I was surprised how long ago it all seemed, the whole feeling of it, like it was from another era altogether. Like watching an old French movie from the 60s. I was sputtering to myself: well, it wasnt that long ago, I remember going to that movie ... then I looked it up. 1988, huh? Twenty years ... yeah I guess that counts as another era altogether. Time flies.