"There's your problem."
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"Want to know what I think?"
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"Magritte Takes One High and Inside"
Tags:rene magritte, magritte, bowler hat, bowler hats, derby hat, derby hats, pitch, pitches, pitching, high and inside, fastball, fastballs, batter, batters, batting, batting practice, batting practise, baseball player, baseball players, artist, artists, fine art, art history, modern art, modern artist, modern artists, surreal, surrealist, surrealists, surrealism
"It's been done, but I don't think it's been redone."
Tags:original, originality, unoriginal, unoriginality, hollywood, movie, movies, studio, studios, studio system, media company, media companies, remake, remakes, remaking, film, films, redo, redoing, safe bet, safe bets, studio head, studio heads, pitch, pitches, screenplay, screenplays, proposal, proposition, blockbuster, blockbusters
Older than Nolan Ryan and still pitching
A court jester pitches a ball to a king.
"Thank you for letting us consider the enclosed manuscript. Although it has obvious merit, we are sorry to say that it does not suit our present needs."
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"I know you probably hear this all the time, but I've got a great idea for a balloon animal."
Tags:balloon animal, balloon animals, pitch, pitches, pitching, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, screenplay, screenplays, story, stories, story idea, story ideas, circus, circuses, cocktail party, cocktail parties, brainstorm, brainstorms, brainstorming, clown, clowns, birthday party, birthday parties, sell yourself, selling yourself
"It's like 'Family Circus' meets 'The Wire,' but on a cruise ship."
Tags:crossover, crossovers, mashup, mashups, pitch, pitches, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, tv show, tv shows, television show, television shows, sales pitch, sales pitches, studio executive, studio executives, movie studio, movie studios, screenwriter, screenwriters, idea, ideas, inspiration, inspirations, hollywood, hollywood executive, hollywood executives, combination, combinations, weird combination, weird combinations, movie, movies, movie studio, movie studios, pitch idea, pitch ideas, pitching ideas, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, writer, writers, author, authors
The New York Sportswriters
Tags:writer, writers, novel, novella, novels, novel writing, literature, literary, word play, play on words, ironic, irony, author, authors, authored, book, books, book lover, writing, sport writer, sport writing, sportswriter, sportswriting, pay attention, attention, focus, focusing, baseball, pitch, pitcher, pitching, bat, batter, batting, series, expansion, expansion team, expansion teams
"As you can see, Henderson has no brain."
"I can hear myself think - in a sort of vibrato."
"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?"
Tags:overshare, share, shared, chatty, over share, overshared, oversharing, tmi, too much information, word vomit, info dump, information dump, speed, spped dating, party, parties, conversation, conversation skills, communication, communication skills, eager, brief, briefs, pitch, pitches, hard act to follow, introduce, introductions, introduced, life, life history, life story, friend, friends, friendship
"It's structured as a set of two parallel stories that no one would ever want to read."
Tags:pitch, pitches, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, writer, writers, author, authors, structure, structures, story structure, story structures, publisher, publishers, publishing, self-doubt, doubt, doubts, nagging doubt, nagging doubts, insecure, insecurity, insecurities, read, reads, readers, readership, readerships, book, books, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, editor, editors, editing, creative, creativity, creative person, creative people, readership, hook, hooks, hooking readers, ratings, bestseller, bestsellers, honest, honesty, brutal honesty, brutally honest
More New Cereals For Kids
Tags:food, foodie, foodies, food lover, food lovers, cereal, breakfast, breakfast food, terrible, terrible idea, terrible ideas, bad ideas, gross, disgust, childless, hate kids, hate children, kid, kids, child, childhood, parent, parenting, parents, parental, diet, diets, meal, meals, choice, choices, ad, ads, advertisement, advertisements, pitch, pitches, bad pitches, terrible pitches
"Stay away from him. He has an unbelievably long attention span."
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"They'll be expecting adagio. Go with the allegro."
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"We can't say 'new and improved' until we come up with a product."
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"Welcome to the big leagues."
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"I'm shopping my prison video around, but apparently if you don't shiv another inmate or become someone's bitch nobody's interested."
Tags:prison, prisons, prison guard, prison guards, reality tv, reality television, pitch, pitches, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, producer, producers, producing, inmate, inmates, reality show, reality shows, jail, jails, jailing, jailer, jailers, hollywood, hollywood writer, hollywood writers, sensational, sensationalist, jailed, felon, felons, ex-con, ex-convict, ex-convicts, opportunist, opportunists, opportunity, crisis, white collar crime, white collar criminal
"It's a coming of old age story."
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"Your book stinks—we want to publish it."
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"Whoops - I Accidentally Pressed 'Elevator Pitch.'"
Tags:writer, writers, novel, novella, novels, novel writing, poem, poet, poetry, poets, poetic, literature, literary, word play, play on words, ironic, irony, author, authors, authored, book, books, book lover, writing, should be writing, you should be writing, manuscript, artistic, artist, artists, art, arts, culture, cultured, writer's block, bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worms, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, elevator, elevator pitch, publishing, publisher, publishers, pitch, pitches, manuscript
"You want the gimmick? Here's the gimmick. Kevin Costner won't produce it, he won't direct it, and he won't star in it."
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"Jessica has an idea about going to the beach that she'd like to pitch you."
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