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Instrumental music for a show about bullying

Hi all -- I'm putting together a radio programme about bullies and am looking for instrumental music to use in between the interviews -- somewhat creepy and menacing but not too melodramatic, if that makes sense. Any (and all) suggestions are welcome. Thank you for your help.
posted by DougieGee on Jun 29, 2016 - 9 answers

Should I meet a friend and deal (again) with assholes from my past?

I got a message from a friend inviting me out with a group for dinner + drinks. I'd normally be happy to go, but he usually invites a few former college friends that I now don't like at all due to their bullying and negative attitudes. They talk behind others' backs, and insult me to my face in front of strangers for how I would act when I used to hang out with them in college. How do I decide whether to go to this event (and events like this in the future)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 9, 2015 - 26 answers

Has your childhood bully ever apologized to you?

I was an angry kid at one point in my life. My best friend had moved away and I was unpopular. I became a bit of a bully. There are three people in particular that I treated particularly bad. I want to apologize to them, but does it just serve to only make myself feel better? Has anyone here been bullied and received an apology later in life? And how did it make you feel? I was also bullied. My bully tried to add me as a friend on Facebook multiple times, and I always declined it. I wonder sometimes if maybe he was trying to apologize.
posted by kbennett289 on Nov 26, 2013 - 53 answers

Help Me Understand Why You're Such a Jerk

From a psychological point of view, what makes some people power-trippers, or just generally not nice? [more inside]
posted by oceanview on Jan 6, 2013 - 12 answers

I'm pretty pissed. Keep me from being stupid.

YANML, nor do I want to go that route if possible. Dealing with bullies and their parents, with added wrinkles. [more inside]
posted by rich on Dec 1, 2011 - 16 answers

Please Help Me Survive Thanksgiving

Help: I need to at least seem 'okay' by Thursday. Advice? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 21, 2011 - 32 answers

I don't want to be a social Batman either.

On dealing with an increasing intolerance for, for lack of a better term, "bad people." [more inside]
posted by cmoj on Jul 12, 2011 - 14 answers

How do I get over web bullies and commenters?

As my web profile rises, how do I get over feeling hurt by web commenters and bullies? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 7, 2010 - 34 answers

Mean Girls: The Prequel

Two weeks into the school year, and my almost-tween daughter is being antagonized by another girl in her class. I want to help her deal with it. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 - 57 answers

Can we, and should we, try to help this bullied kid?

My 8-year-old neighbor is being bullied and his parents aren't helping -- is there anything I can do? [more inside]
posted by M.C. Lo-Carb! on Jun 10, 2009 - 44 answers


When I was in elementary school, we called front-wedgies (where you pull up someone's underwear in the front, rather than in the back) 'mortons'... am I the only one to have done this, or is it something common? also, if anyone actually did call it a 'morton,' where does the name come from?
posted by chicago2penn on May 7, 2009 - 15 answers

For the love of god, leave us alone.

How can I deal with a group of neighborhood punks intent on making my kids' lives miserable? Most of the information online tells parents to involve the school administration, but this is happening right in my neighborhood -- on my very street -- not in an school setting. [more inside]
posted by _Mona_ on Jan 16, 2009 - 85 answers

To A Near-Disabling Extent, I Wear the Opposite of Rose-Colored Glasses

I see the world, and all in it, as something vicious and ready to attack me, and that influences far too much stuff in my life. Help. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 8, 2008 - 30 answers

Bully bully.

How to grow a spine. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 8, 2007 - 43 answers

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