What's your favorite disguise? [/meta]
posted by letter shredder @ 11:59 a.m. on 1/20/2006
"Great art is about conflict and pain and guilt and longing and love disguised as sex and sex disguised as love..."
-- Lester Bangs, Almost Famous
Friday, December 09, 2005
from Merriam-Webster OnLine
black-mail n. ('blak-"mAl)
A tribute anciently exacted on the Scottish border by freebooting chiefs for immunity from pillage.
Extortion or coercion by threats especially of public exposure or criminal prosecution; the payment that is extorted