Fishing for Birds
"You know, in some cultures the male does things."
The News Cycle
"Hey, you guys, don't you remember? The big word here is 'compromise.' "
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Deus ex Caffeina
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"No, sorry, you'll still be dumb."
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"Here are your choices. You can plead guilty."
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"Enough medical mumbo jumbo, just give it to me straight, Doc-will I ever be able to play piano again?"
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"I'm starting to wonder if my story is ever going to be uplifting."
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"You should be aware that we already have a strong in-house candidate."
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"The problems will remain the same, but apparently they get wordier and wordier."
"I'd like to announce my candidacy for President of the United States."
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"Oh good, you brought Robert's rules of order."
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It's A Breeze
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"And the dim fluorescent lighting is meant to emphasize the general absence of hope."
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"I put some beer on the hook."
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"The 'Queer Eye' people came by - but they fled."
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"Let's focus on the case before you start thinking about befriending a guard."
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"Give up on things getting better ye who enter here."
"No, you can't be be me, but I'm flattered you asked."
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"I'm old. What's good for that?"
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"Tell me you didn't pull up in a limo."
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"No, it's not going to be O.K."
Radio interview with mime artist.
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Hailing a Taxi