Tag Archives: Idle Threats

Those Heroic Hostage-Taking Thugs

Now comes the grind – after Christmas and New Year’s there’s that stretch of six cold and empty weeks without anything much to celebrate until Valentine’s Day, when every male in America is terrified at getting it wrong. Until then … Continue reading

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Or Else

There’s that problem with ultimatums – if you don’t follow through you confuse people, and if you do follow through you can come off as a self-righteous jerk, cutting off your nose to spite your face, as they say. In … Continue reading

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