"I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die. After that, law school was pretty much a given."
"Alright, Ms. Ramsey, send in the clones."
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Spacious Skies - Amber Waves of Grain - Purple Mountains - Fruited Plain - Leo's Diner
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"Jake, we women find your lyrics cruel, demeaning, and uncool."
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"With apologies to Nat King Cole, 'Unforgettable, that's what you are.' "
George Gershwin, Psychiatrist
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Two More Poems from Ted Hughes
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"You can still go over the river and through the woods, but it's cheaper to fly."
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Stairway To Henry
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World's Most Boring Folk Singer"Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall, ninety-nine bottles of beer."
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"I'm on the range, but I'm not home on the range."
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"This next song is about narrow-minded record executives and their reluctance to take a chance on anything a bit different."
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(The King: A recent sighting) (Why, accordin' to this here resume, you ain't nothin' but a houn' dog.)
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"I feel that what would really give your next album a major boost would be some kind of well-publicized personal problem."
Pandora's Music Box
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Music of the Spheres
"How about this? 'Old Bob Dole is a merry old soul.' "
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Great mysteries of the 20th Century...
"Hmm. What rhymes with layoffs?"
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