Birds of Manhattan
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"Well, I have to tell your publisher something."
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"Don't think of it as getting fired. Think of it as finally being recognized for your incompetence."
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"Once, years ago, I gave a sucker an even break, but it didn't work out."
"The Sudden, Sure Knowledge That One's Best Efforts Have Come To Naught."
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"I'm listing my deadlines by due date so I can miss them in chronological order."
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Ed's Restaurant - Closed. Get Over It
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"I thought he was a genius, but now I find out that he was self-proclaimed."
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Still hemorrhaging; NBC cancels "The Cheeseheads"
"Oh, by the way, as you were on your way down here your lottery ticket won seventeen million dollars."
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Godzilla vs. The Angry Movie Executives
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You Are Here
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"I know he's in here somewhere!"
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"Yeah? Well, tell him that in this company Gandhi-like resistance wouldn't have worked for Gandhi, either."
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"I'm a wunderkind slash flop."
A panhandler holds a sign that reads "Followed my bliss".
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Playpen escape hatch.
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"Dumb it up."
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"All right, spit it out and let's try again."
The Adventures Of Normalman
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"So much for that publicity stunt."
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