Emotional Bag Check: New Site Provides Pop Therapy

Users can offer advice and songs to strangers

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If Turntable FM was the internet equivalent of DJing a house party, Emotional Bag Check is more like a Catholic confessional booth with a pop soundtrack. The premise of the site is simple: You can unload your angst on an anonymous stranger, or read about someone else's problems and offer some advice along with a song of your choosing.

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If done sincerely, it can be genuinely therapeutic and kind, but there's certainly room to be clever and wry, if not outright mean. For example, one user chose to answer a complaint about an aching neck with Khia's explicitly sexual hit "My Neck, My Back."