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American journalist and commentator, b.1908
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To the goggling unbeliever Texans say - as people always say about their mangier dishes - "but it's just like chicken, only tenderer." Rattlesnake is, in fact, just like chicken, only tougher.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Washington's birthday is as close to a secular Christmas as any Christian country dare come this side of blasphemy.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Between a quarter and a third of Los Angeles's land area is now monopolized by the automobile and its needs-by freeways, highways, garages, gas stations, car lots, parking lots. And all of it is blanketed with anonymity and foul air.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It's an acting job-acting natural.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“These humiliations are the essence of the game.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Las Vegas is Everyman's cut-rate Babylon. Not far away there is, or was, a roadside lunch counter and over it a sign proclaiming in three words that a Roman emperor's orgy is now a democratic institution. "Topless Pizza Lunch."”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I talk to my typewriter and that is what I've been working on for 40 years-how to write for talking.”

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