If you were to be subjected to torture, what would be the last straw before you broke?
How about the Meow Mix commercial jingle? According to writer Justine Sharrock in Mother Jones magazine, that — along with songs like the Barney theme song, some Bee Gees, and Neil Diamond — are some of the most popular songs to torture by.
More here (language warning!)
(h/t: Brandt Williams)
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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