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A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned
things is ample.
-- Rebecca West
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A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.
-- Whitney Balliett
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A diva who specializes in risque arias is an off-coloratura soprano.
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A drama critic is a person who surprises a playwright by informing him
what he meant.
-- Wilson Mizner
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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.
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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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A Hollywood producer calls a friend, another producer on the phone.
"Hello?" his friend answers.
"Hi!" says the man. "This is Bob, how are you doing?"
"Oh," says the friend, "I'm doing great! I just sold a screenplay
for two hundred thousand dollars. I've started a novel adaptation and the
studio advanced me fifty thousand dollars on it. I also have a television
series coming on next week, and everyone says it's going to be a big hit!
I'm doing *great*! How are you?"
"Okay," says the producer, "give me a call when he leaves."
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A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
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A musical reviewer admitted he always praised the first show of a
new theatrical season. "Who am I to stone the first cast?"
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A musician of more ambition than talent composed an elegy at
the death of composer Edward MacDowell. She played the elegy for the
pianist Josef Hoffman, then asked his opinion. "Well, it's quite
nice," he replied, but don't you think it would be better if..."
"If what?" asked the composer.
"If ... if you had died and MacDowell had written the elegy?"