"I finished my memoir."
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"Yeah, I was into the pet thing for a while, but that scene wasn't for me."
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"I'm starting to wonder if my story is ever going to be uplifting."
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"By the time I was supposed to resume my hockey career, I had discovered ice dancing."
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"I'm warning you - it's a long story. It starts when I was a Deadhead and ends with me buying a John Tesh CD."
"Hi! I'm Greg Holbrook, born in L.A., now live in Stamford with my wife and three kids, went to school at Exeter, graduated Yale '38, did a two-year hitch in the Navy, now write copy for McCann-Erickson, my hobbies are tennis and sailing. Who are you and what do you do?"
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"Stay away from him. He has an unbelievably long attention span."
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"Have you met my backstory?"
"You're a very interesting waiter, but don't you have any other tables to take care of?"
"Henry, is there a moral to our story?"
"The typical arc - child prodigy, boy wonder, flash in the pan."
"I'm writing a memoir. It's mostly recipes."
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"Have you been reading a lot of exhaustive biographies lately?"
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"Which one would you like - 'My Life,' the director's cut or, 'My Life.' for general release?"
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"Then I met Pamela who was drop-dead gorgeous."
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"It's a heck of a tale...and well told, but we don't publish resumes."
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"...and it was at this point that I started taking better care of myself."
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"Oh, Lord no, I'm not a professional terrorism expert."
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"I feel bad about Nora Ephron's neck."
"I've decided to write my autobiography – would you mind if I mentioned you?"
"So, what inspired you to study engineering, get married, find a job, move to the suburbs, have a couple of kids, and grow old?"
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"For me, it all began one gray and chilly morning in the grim maternity ward of a borderline hospital on the Upper West Side."
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"It's a pretty good piece of fiction, I'm surprised he couldn't get it published in his lifetime."
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