"Frankly, it sucks. On the other hand, there's nothing in it to offend China."
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"Find something dumb. Really dumb. I'm in the mood."
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"You know, during these debates there's something that all too often gets ignored."
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Moby Dick the Demi Moore Version
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"Your book stinks—we want to publish it."
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"Sure, we have common ground with Middle America—we're all carbon-based life forms."
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"The art lady came in and told me all people want is derivative crap."
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"We're looking for the kind of bad taste that will grab - but not appall."
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Items From the Jay Leno Fan Club
"Smart stuff, Chip, but wise up and dumb it down."
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"As Spider-Man says, 'With great power comes great responsibility.'"
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McCooties, Gold, & Jibbs.
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Tags:tabloid, tabloids, finance, finances, financial, financial market, financial markets, newspaper, newspapers, checkout, checkouts, supermarket checkout, supermarket checkouts, tall tale, tall tales, wild story, tabloid story, tabloid stories, financial paper, paper of record, papers of record, mass appeal, wide appeal, lowest common denominator, marketing
"I think I can speak for an entire generation when I say I'm either in my thirties or in my forties."
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"Dumb it down or sex it up."
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A man sells the seven deadly sins.
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"Pander to a lower common denominator."