|#421||7:30, Channel 5: The Bionic Dog (Action/Adventure)|
The Bionic Dog drinks too much and kicks over the National
7:30, Channel 8: The Bionic Dog (Action/Adventure)
The Bionic Dog gets a hormonal short-circuit and violates the
Mann Act with an interstate Greyhound bus.
|#422||A "critic" is a man who creates nothing and thereby feels qualified to|
judge the work of creative men. There is logic in this; he is unbiased
-- he hates all creative people equally.
|#423||A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.|
|#424|| A circus foreman was making the rounds inspecting the big top|
when a scrawny little man entered the tent and walked up to him. "Are
you the foreman around here?" he asked timidly. "I'd like to join your
circus; I have what I think is a pretty good act."
The foreman nodded assent, whereupon the little man hurried over to
the main pole and rapidly climbed up to the very tip-top of the big top.
Drawing a deep breath, he hurled himself off into the air and began flapping
his arms furiously. Amazingly, rather than plummeting to his death the little
man began to fly all around the poles, lines, trapezes and other obstacles,
performing astounding feats of aerobatics which ended in a long power dive
from the top of the tent, pulling up into a gentle feet-first landing beside
the foreman, who had been nonchalantly watching the whole time.
"Well," puffed the little man. "What do you think?"
"That's all you do?" answered the foreman scornfully. "Bird
|#425||A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned|
things is ample.
-- Rebecca West
|#426||A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.|
-- Whitney Balliett
|#427||A diva who specializes in risque arias is an off-coloratura soprano.|
|#428||A drama critic is a person who surprises a playwright by informing him|
what he meant.
-- Wilson Mizner
|#429||A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of|
marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant.
|#430|| A hard-luck actor who appeared in one coloossal disaster after another|
finally got a break, a broken leg to be exact. Someone pointed out that it's
the first time the poor fellow's been in the same cast for more than a week.
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