"Listen. It's at the quiet moments like this that you can actually hear the meter running."
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"Frankly, it sucks. On the other hand, there's nothing in it to offend China."
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Coffee and a Kick in the Pants (formerly Tea and Sympathy)
"Today the secret ingredients for Mom's Apple Pie were sold to the Japanese for sixty-eight million dollars."
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"But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. Only Disney can do that."
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"It's all become so Disneyfied."
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"The sounds of the sea come to you through the courtesy of the Clamshell Alliance."
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"That's Karl, before he was purchased by the Chinese."
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Herman Melville Wonders If His Agent Has Oversold Spinoffs from "Moby Dick"
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"The TV money is good, but, as a writer, I feel more creatively fulfilled by the movie money."
"Fetch is not selling out."
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"This, my only hit record, was written to help me get over a bad breakup. But I'm told that it has also helped move a fair amount of wrinkle-free, flat-front khakis down at the mall."
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"Product placement in a cartoon? You're crazy! Crazy delicious, like a smooth, refreshing Pepsi-Cola."
Tags:product placement, product, products, name brand, name brands, brand, brands, branding, obtrusive, obtrusiveness, sellout, sellouts, sell out, sell out, selling out, corporatism, corporation, corporations, make money, makes money, making money, meta, refreshing, bottom line, bottom lines, soda, sodas, pop, fizz, fizzy, soft drink, soft drinks
"If you could give just one piece of advice to those millions of vulnerable young people out there who worship and respect you, what would it be?" "Buy my records."
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Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, canada goose, canada geese, goose, geese, bird, birds, migration, migrating, migrations, v formation, flying, flight, flights, formation, formations, v-formation, flying in formation, formation flying, aviation, aerodynamics, sellout, sellouts, sell-out, sell-outs, betrayal, betrayals, consumerism, commercialisation, commercialization, fashion, shoes, footwear, runners, running shoes, trainers, basketball shoes
"Dumb it down or sex it up."
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"Nobody wants to merge with us."
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