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Wine stewards without borders
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Rialto: a brief respite between the summer deluge of bottom-feeder crap and the winter deluge of upscale crap
Coffee-table kids' books
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"What catalogs are you reading today?"
A World War II army barracks with personal effects and a Picasso painting on the wall.
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"I just don't want to turn into one of those women who never shut up about the Duchess of Windsor."
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"And they provide a good deal of insulation, of course."
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"Nude descending your tie."
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The Met Presents: Karaoke Night
"With romantic comedy, I like to recommend the sixteen ounce Raisinets."
"'City Slickers' was O.K., but, let's face it, it was no 'Claire's Knee.'"
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Pure unfiltered escapism vs abject despair
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Early origins of 'lowbrow'.
Viewer Discretion - Stupid Program.
"Do you, Halfomild Tellycelebrtipewhoo-hoo, promise to brush up on matters such as the Hadron Collider?"
Opening arguments would begin after the intimidation round.
"It's a bit highbrow for my taste!"
Celebrity X-factor Gogglebox Bake-off on Ice
"Ignore him George, the man is a complete Philistine."
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"I LOVE this business! Just when you think you've discovered our culture's lowest common denominator, along comes a crazy genius like you to show us how wrong our math was!"
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