Random Exit Strategy of the Week

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 31st 2012 1348 0

You probably shouldn't put yourself into a situation where you could get into a fight, but in the event that you do, the late, great Memphis punk rocker Jay Reatard has a three-point plan to get you out of it.

Jay Reatard on Death + Taxes

Here's what Death + Taxes writer Alex Moore (who interviewed Reatard for the magazine) has to say about the plan:

"I’ve never had the chance to use it, but I trust that Jay refined this technique through trial and error. If you still can’t extricate yourself from a fight after deploying the method, then there was probably no avoiding it in the first place."

And here are Jay Reatard's Three Rules for Getting Out of a Fight.


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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