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Friday, March 7, 2008

Worst Mix Tape Ever: The Torture Playlist

Posted By on Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 10:37 AM

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Mother Jones has compiled a list of songs used by American military prisons and on bases "to induce sleep deprivation, "prolong capture shock", disorient detainees during interrorgations – and also to drown out screams." The list has several predictable entries- the Meow Mix jingle, the Barney song, Fuck Your God by Deicide—along with offerings from Neil Diamond,Christina Aguilara and Prince. There may be a secret military base in the apartment over mine. -Andy Wright

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