"Just take a seat, Mr. Bern. You're acting as if you were the only one here who's been shot."
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"I'm off to lunch, Miss Heinecke. Keep her headed into the wind."
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"Edward attracts light."
Jim and Betty Noir could turn a simple trip to the post office into gripping melodrama.
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"Why do you always fall for these totally unobtainable types?"
Tags:love, unrequited, falling in love, fall for, falling for, romance, romantic, tragic, tragedy, drama, melodrama, melodramatic, relationship, relationships, men, women, dating, dating woes, dating trouble, dating troubles, unattainable, inaccessible, partner, partners, taste, gothic, female friendship
"It's a profit and loss statement. Read it with gusto!"
Tags:melodrama, melodramas, melodramatic, profit and loss statement, profit and loss statements, quarterly report, quarterly reports, gusto, performance, performances, actor, actors, shareholders meeting, shareholders' meeting, excitement, audition, auditions, director, directors, constructive criticism, feedback, feedbacks, businessmen, businessman
"It's a narrative I didn't intend."
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The Cab of Guilt - "This is your mother, reminding you that if you don't buckle up I will kill myself."
Tags:guilt, guilts, guilty, guiltily, guilt trip, guilt-trip, extreme, extreme measures, desperate measures, road safety, traffic safety, buckle up, buckle-up, seatbelt, seat belt, seatbelts, seat belts, mother, mothers, motherhood, parent, parents, parenting, taxi, taxis, taxi driver, taxi drivers, driver, drivers, road safe, safe, safety, safer, traffic safety, travel, travelling, transport, safe, safer, cab, cabs, cabbie, cabbies, car, cars, drive, driving, driver, drivers, tech, technology, threat, threats, threaten, threatens, threatening, melodrama, melodramatic, dramatic, dramatically, over dramatic, over-dramatic, yellow taxi, taxi driver
"Cut the opera, Fred, and go to sleep!"
Tags:dramatic, dramatics, melodrama, melodramatic, drama, dramas, melodramas, opera, operas, opera fan, opera fans, operatic fan, operatic singer, operatic singers, costume, costumes, operatic theatre, operatic theater, musical theatre, musical theater, bedtime, bedtimes, husband, husbands, wife, wives, dramatic costume, dramatic costumes
"I have half an hour if you want someone to get sucked into your drama."
Tags:friend, friends, help, helping, phonecall, phonecalls, phone call, phone calls, drama, dramatic, dramatics, busy, business, short of time, melodrama, histrionic, histrionics, support, supporting, emotional support, supporting a friend, insensitive, insensitivity, emotional issue, emotional issues
As the Dryer Spins
Tags:dryer, dryers, spin, spins, spinning, sock, socks, soap opera, soap operas, lost sock, lost socks, missing sock, missing socks, soap, soaps, cheat, cheats, trust issues, serial, serialized story, serialized stories, story, stories, melodrama, melodramas, melodramatic, infidelity, infidelities, adulterer, adulterers, laundry, chore, chores
"He gets so dramatic when I lower the thermostat."
"I know the doctor said this is only a bad cold, but in case he's mistaken I'd like to hear side eight of 'Der Rosenkavalier' one last time."