Before we start, yes, I fully grasp the irony of what I’m about to write under the above, meme-derived title.
On the way home from work today I mashed my car stereo’s “on” button and settled in for the return commute. A few minutes into the drive, after dodging idiots who managed to get a license without ever learning how to merge onto a freeway, AC/DC’s “Hell’s Bells” came on the local rock station to which the radio was tuned.
I’d heard the song several billion times, so I wasn’t really paying it much attention, but for some reason the line “I won’t take no prisoners, won’t spare no lives / Nobody’s putting up a fight” jumped out at me. And as many things tend to lately, something about it irked me. After a moment or two of trying to ferret out of my subconscious why that was, I finally figured it out. But instead of just coming out with the reason, I’m going to explain via dialogue. Read the rest of this entry »