"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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"Last night, I tried out some new stuff, but tonight I'm only drinking the classics."
Tags:piano, pianos, pianist, pianists, piano player, piano players, cocktail, cocktails, cocktail bar, cocktail bars, try new things, trying new things, drinker, drinkers, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, classic, classics, martini, martinis, dry martini, dry martinis, musician, musicians, gig, gigs, alcoholic, alcoholics, variety
"Well, that's the only song we know, so we can play it another two or three times, or we can cut our losses. Waddya say, Cleveland?"
Tags:cleveland, region, regions, regional, rock, rock and roll, guitar, guitarist, guitarists, song, songs, limited, limit, pianist, pianists, musician, musicians, musical, musically, bad, bad band, band, bands, live, live band, live music, live bands, live, gig, gigs, concert, concerts, cut your losses, low quality, old, age, old age, ageing, classics
"Is it true that you were the only person at the concert who refused to 'wave your hands in the air, and wave 'em like you just don't care'?"
Tags:judge, judges, judgement, judicial, judiciary, law, lawyer, lawyers, legal, legals, legalism, threat, threatened, threatening, little man, legality, mallet, mallets, hammer, hammers, jury, juror, jurors, juries, persecute, persecution, persecutor, crime, criminal, court, courts, courthouse, courtroom, court battle, music, musical, musicians, musician, concert, concerts, gig, gigs, dance, dancing, dances, slogan, slogans, conform, conformity, questioning, line of questioning, absurd, absurdity, trial, on trial
"Which part are you reading for?"
Tags:monster, monsters, monster movie, monster movies, monster film, monster films, kaiju, giant, monster, giant monsters, casting call, casting calls, movie star, movie stars, film star, film stars, actor, actors, acting, gig, gigs, gigging, audition, auditions, auditioning, casting agency, casting agencies, hollywood, film industry, movie industry
"Give me an F-Hashtag."
Tags:band, bands, song, songs, singer, music, note, notes, f-sharp, hashtag, hashtags, #, fhashtag, social media, social networking, millennial, millennials, guitar, drums, keyboard, female singer, performance, performing, music scene, bad musician, bad musicians, musician, musicians, playing, gig, gigs, music gig, youth culture, millennial culture, social media addiction
"It just seems like all the good roles for women are being taken by all the good female actresses."
Tags:role, roles, female role, female roles, part, parts, hollywood, actress, actresses, actor, actors, gig, gigs, acting, womens role, womens roles, women's role, women's roles, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, feminist, feminists, feminism, gripe, gripes, griping, complaint, complaints, complain, complains, complaining, unfair, film industry, play, plays, drama
"At the conclusion of this evening's concert, ladies and gentlemen, I'll thank you for not forgetting the tip jar."
Tags:steinway piano, piano, famous, famous piano, pianist, pianists, music, musician, musicians, concert, concerts, audience, audiences, audience, audiences, high society, class, upper class, tip, tipping, tipper, gig, gigs, culture clash, busking, busker, buskers, tip jar, tip jars, poor, poverty, money, making money, inappropriate, environment
"This, my only hit record, was written to help me get over a bad breakup. But I'm told that it has also helped move a fair amount of wrinkle-free, flat-front khakis down at the mall."
Tags:piano, pianos, pianist, pianists, wrinkle-free, hit record, hit records, khaki, khakis, department store, department stores, clothing store, clothing stores, piano player, piano players, consumer, consumers, consumerism, musician, musicians, make money, making money, sellout, sellouts, sell-out, sell-outs, selling out, shop, shops, shopping, mall, malls, gig, gigs
"How much speech did you take in last month?"
Tags:political speech, political speeches, speech circuit, speech circuits, gig, gigs, speaking gig, speaking gigs, retire, retires, retired senator, retired senators, retired politician, retired politicians, speech, speeches, fee, fees, speaking fee, speaking fees, money in politics, corruption, corrupt, bribe, bribes, bribery
Meet the Author's Advance
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"Don't knock it, man's best-friend is a sweet gig."
"They throw it, I chase it - there are worse gigs."
"Have to run, Al - I've got an accounting gig at two."
"Can you folks in the back hear me?"
Tags:stand up, standup, stand up comedy, comedian, comedians, empty room, empty rooms, gig, gigs, bad gig, bad gigs, ignore, ignores, ignoring, hellish, uninterested, hear, hears, hearing, audio level, audio levels, soundcheck, soundchecks, sound check, sound checks, performer, performers, performance, performances, performing
"They don't care what Folkways is paying. They won't play after the moon sets."
"You'll have to imagine the melody for this next song too."
"I'v got this center-of-the-universe gig."
Tags:child, children, kid, kids, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, childhood, indulgent parent, indulgent parents, indulgent parenting, indulged, spoilt, spoilt brat, spoilt brats, spoilt child, spoilt children, center of the universe, centre of the universe, center of the world, center of the world, gig, gigs, job, jobs, occupation, occupations
"Oh, fabulous. I see that my cult is here again tonight."
"Seriously? Broadway showtunes?"
"Hey, pal, let's hear 'Doggie in the Window' again, and this time play it like you mean it!"
Tags:cat, cats, dog, dogs, cats vs dogs, bar, bars, piano bar, piano bars, bar music, music, muscian, muscians, pianist, pianists, gig, gigs, bad gig, bad gigs, hostile audience, audience, customer, customers, difficult customer, difficult cusotmers, patron, patrons, cat person, cat people, dog person, dog people, doggie in the window, song request, song requests, order, ordering, threat, threatening
"In a front-end collision, the horse will absorb most of the impact."
Tags:horse, horses, carriage, carriages, horse and cart, horse and carriage, horse-drawn vehicle, horse drawn vehicle, horse-drawn vehicles, horse drawn vehicles, accident, accidents, physics, front end collision, front-end collision, gig, gigs, carriage, carriages, rig, rigs, trap, traps, stagecoach, stagecoaches
Concert still in progress
A surprise guest