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We reported last week on the rise of the Pizza à la Bastard, or egregious violations of the dish by food technologists armed with toppings and techniques as removed as the Moon from its Neapolitan origins.

Most serious among these crimes was Pizza Hut's crust stuffed with hot-dog meat, but what horrors have arrived in the days since publication! Starting an occasional feature, we present the "pizza cupcake", the unsavoury collision of two food trends, and, from the ever-reliable Pizza Hut, a dish that would have even Elvis spinning in his grave: a pizza with a crust formed of a dozen cheeseburgers. Do let us know if you've seen worse.