"It's a pity those awful people were right about the environment."
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"You call this literature?"
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"Look, a shooting star- let's critique it!"
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"We believe that in a former life she was an editor."
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"This painting, we're sorry to say, is pure trash."
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"The presentation is dreadful."
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"You're not going to put that there, are you?"
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"Oh, shush! You live by Janet Maslin, you're going to die by Janet Maslin."
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Water-main break - "Very serious." - The Times
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"He's a mental-health critic."
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"Globally warm enough for you, buddy?"
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"An interesting selection, Dad, yet essentially a failure-as you can see, I'm still awake."
"Artsy. But not fartsy."
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"I'm a well known food critic, but I've never been able to turn it into cash."
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"I've learned not to listen to critics who are right about me."
"If only the aftertaste came first."
"I want us to get in on the ground floor of the next bandwagon."
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"What is it this time? My maleness? My Anglo-Saxoness? My Pincetoness? My lawyerness?"
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"Somehow, on you it doesn't look shaved—it just looks bald."
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"His schlock has gravitas."
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"Never mind, Harry. Just remember, the 'Saturday Review' loved it."
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"I would have made the gore sickening in a different way."
"Here it is - my novel. I'll be interested to hear your compliments."
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"I've been called 'most probably a genius.'"
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