"Bad Credit OK."
Publishing Clauses Of The '90s.
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"By the way, Sam, as someday you'll be paying for my entitlements, I'd like to thank you in advance."
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"I'm not your instructor - I'm just a weird guy making an unwanted advance."
"Your book stinks—we want to publish it."
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Absolutely No Credit
"Granted, a living legend. But what has he done for his people?"
"I'm reserving my spot for Hillary's inauguration."
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"We're still pretty far apart. I'm looking for a six-figure advance and they're refusing to read the manuscript."
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"I appreciate traditional values as well as the next man, Belknap, but you'll have to convert to battery power like the rest of us."
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"I assume that's a no?"
"The cutting edge doesn't last forever."
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"And, in the ongoing saga of Western civilization, declines continue to lead advances by a wide margin."
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Meet the Author's Advance
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"So, now you don't want him 'whacked'. Do I get a 'kill' fee?"
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"It takes a while for technological advances to benefit everybody equally."
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"But I can't arrest him, lady—not on Christmas Eve!"
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"He owed me a month's wages when he died and he's going to work it out."
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Map Showing Great Distance Between Man And The Zeitgeist
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"Darren is still in the phonebook."
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As civilisation advances...
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