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"Daddy works in a magical, faraway land called Academia."
Tags:academia, education, research, academics, academic, educator, educators, teacher, teachers, professor, professors, tutor, tutors, doctor, doctors, doctorate, masters, bachelors, university, universities, college, colleges, uni, pretentious, snob, snobby, dad, dads, father, fathers, fatherhood, kid, kids, child, children, childhood, parent, parents, parenthood
"It tastes and smells just like a glass of wine!"
Tags:wine, wines, product, products, fake, fakes, false, falsify, trick, tricks, get rich quick, scheme, schemes, wino, alcohol, alcoholic, pretentious, pretentiously, wine tasting, wine-tasting, drink, drinking, drank, drunk, drunken, fine dining, fine-dining, high society, wine and cheese, upper class, class, foodie, food blog, food blogger, food bloggers, posh, fancy
"Regular service or affected?"
Tags:accent, accents, affects, affected, pretense, pretenses, choice, choices, ordering dinner, order, ordered, dining out, eating out, restaurant, restaurants, posh restaurant, posh restaurants, fancy dining, fancy restaurant, haute cuisine, server, servers, service, waiter, waiters, foreign cuisine, foodie, foodies, date night, date nights, special meal, special meals, pretentious, pretension, ostentatious, affectation, ostentation, posturing, putting on airs, pretentiousness, snooty waiter, snooty waiters
"He's big, but he's no Chuck Close."
Tags:photo realism, photo realistic, photo-realism, photo-realistic, photrealism, photorealistic, artist, aritists, famous artist, famous artists, painter, painter, famous painter, famous painters, modern art, large scale, large scale art, modern artist, modern artists, art gallery, art galleries, giant painting, giant painting, the bigger the better, art critic, art critics, pretentious, pretentiousness, pretension
"You make me want to be a better person than you."
Tags:choice, choices, restaurant, restaurants, dinner, eating out, out to eat, dining, fine dining, waiter, waiters, foodie, foodies, food lover, food lovers, date, dates, first dates, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, better, better person, self, self improvement, improving, improve, improvement, betterment, self betterment, self image, persuade, persuading, pretentious, pretentiously, self love, jealous, jealousy, competitive, competition, backhanded, backhanded compliment, insult, insulted, insulting, rude, rudely, mean, foot in mouth
"Could I have the fires al dente?"
Tags:fastfood, fastfood chain, fastfood chains, fastfood restaurant, fast food restaurants, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, al dente, pasta, millennial, millennials, spoilt kid, spoilt kids, catering, service industry, catering industry, burger, burgers, fries, customer, customers, stupid customer, stupid customers, bad customer, bad customers
"As if your first clapping faux pas wasn't egregious enough."
Tags:concert, concerts, music concert, music concerts, orchestra, orchestras, audience, audiences, muscian, musicians, conductor, conductor, audience expectations, expectation, expectations, unwritten rule, unwritten rules, faux pas, blunder, blunders, high-culture, low-culture, pretentious, pretention, pretentiousness
"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
Tags:writer, writers, writing, author, authors, book, books, novel, novels, literature, publisher, publishers, publishing, editor, editors, publishing company, publishing companies, publishing house, publishing industry, literary agent, literary agents, public, pressure, internal motivation, student, students, college, college, college student, college students, university, universities, essay, essays, paper, papers, dating, date, dates, stress, stressful, education, higher education, academia, academics, pretentious, flattery, flirting, pompous
"You've got to learn how to bowl without irony."
Tags:bowl, bowling, bowler, bowlers, hipster, hipsters, pretentious, pretension, conceit, conceited, bowling ball, bowling balls, irony, ironic, bowling alley, bowling alleys, bowling lane, bowling lanes, showy, showiness, affected, affected attitude, affected attitudes, disdain, disdaining, disdainful, disapprove, disapproving, call out, call-out, calling out, calling-out, show-up, showing-up, subculture, subcultures
Le Doggy Bag
Tags:doggy bag, doggy bags, dog, dogs, poodle, poodles, to-go, box up, boxes up, boxing up, leftovers, scraps, table scraps, feed, feeds, feeding, poodle, poodles, dinner, dinners, lunch, lunches, restaurant, french restaurant, french restaurants, fancy restaurant, fancy restaurants, pretentious, pretentiousness
"Don't click me. I'm just here to buy cards."
Tags:shopper, shoppers, shopping, store, stores, shop, shops, people counter, people counters, people counting, people-counter, people-counters, people-counting, shop clerk, shop clerks, shop assistant, shop assistants, browser, browsers, window shopping, window shopper, window shoppers, museum guard, museum guards, philistine, philistines, pretension, pretentious, museum, museums, exhibit, exhibits, exhibition, exhibitions
Mr. Empirical With "Antarctica""Small is hostile. Rage contributes to shift away from literality. I'm off to True Value Hardware for some more self-reference tools."
Tags:irony, ironic, artist, artists, art, paint, painter, painting, paints, reality, fantasy, expectation, realities, pretentious, pretentiously, pedantic, pedant, incomprehensible, modern, modern art, modern life, modern world, modernist, modernism, gallery, galleries, culture, cultures, cultured, postmodern, postmodernism, deconstruct, deconstruction, pun, puns, play on words, word play, word-play, spoof, spoofed, spoofs, parodies, parodied, parody, self reference, minimal, minimalism, minimalist, empirical, empirically, empiricism
"You're an attorney. Don't stand so upright."
Tags:monkey, monkeys, gorilla, gorillas, apes, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, corporate law, corporate lawyer, corporate lawyers, corrupt, corruption, white collar crime, white collar crimes, white collar criminal, white collar criminals, upright, pretentious, pretentiousness, pretension, bury evidence, burying evidence
"I have a food question."
Tags:restaurant, waiter, waiters, wait staff, waiting staff, customer service, menu, menus, question, questions, asking questions, eating out, dining out, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, stupid question, stupid questions, obvious question, arrogant, arrogance, oblivious, obliviousness, bad customer, bad customers
"We grow all our own bad-tasting ugly things."
Tags:modern life, modern attitudes, grow your own, home grown, veg, veggies, vegetable, vegetables, home cook, home cooking, fresh cooking, deluded, delusional, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, bad cook, bad cooks, bad food, home-grown, hipster, hipsters, show off, show offs, showing off, show-off, show-offs
"I've learned not to listen to critics who are right about me."
"Sonata for Three Frogs"
Tags:sonata, sonatas, music, musicians, musical, musicians, musician, classical music, classical, classic, frogs, frog, amphibian, amphibians, play on words, jargon, jargons, strange image, strange, surreal, animals, pretension, pretentious, pretentiously, art, arts, artistic, artistically, arts and culture, culture, cultured, culturally, pop culture, popular culture, modern classical, composer, composers, compose, pianist, pianists, piano, pianos
"I hated how they acted so much 'greener than thou'."
Tags:environmentalism, environmental issues, environmentalist, environmentalists, going green, green, environmentally friendly, ecologically responsible, ecological, ecologic, natural resources, nature, natural, naturalist, naturalists, outdoors, outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor enthusiast, husband, wife, husbands, wives, couple, couples, marriage, married, marry, relationship, relationships, spouse, spouses, boyfriend, girlfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, hippy, hippies, liberal, liberals, tree hugger, tree huggers, left wing, pretentious, holier than thou
"It's my one indulgence."
"May I remind you that until quite recently it wasn't called the Lyle Lovett look. It was called the Eraserhead look."
Tags:hairstyle, hairstyles, haircut, haircuts, trend, trends, lyle lovett, david lynch, art film, art films, arthouse film, arthouse films, independent film, independent films, signature look, signature looks, fashion trend, fashion trends, country singer, country singers, country music, pretentious, celebrity worship
"Did you hear, dear? They finally put an end to welfare as we know it."
Tags:wealth, wealthy, rich, rich people, rich person, rich men, rich man, wealthy man, wealthy men, wealthy people, wealthy person, welfare, food stamps, financial assistance, republican, republicans, husband, husbands, wife, wives, relationship, relationships, pretentious, snob, snobs, stingy, cheap, cheapskate, selfish
"We wanted a design that would reflect how much money we have."
Tags:rich, rich people, wealth, wealthy, wealthy people, neighbor, neighbors, neighbour, neighbours, neighborhood, neighborhoods, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, pretentious, snob, snobs, obnoxious, architecture, design, architect, architects, home, homes, house, houses, money, show off, showing off, brag, bragging, property, home owner, home owners, real estate, real estate agent, real estate agents
"That's Doctor Tambourine Man."
Night of the Living Well-Read
Tags:well-read, pretentious, pretentiousness, opinion, opinions, opinionated, book club, book clubs, horror movie, horror movies, horror film, horror films, obnoxious, obnoxiousness, annoying, annoy, annoys, annoyance, annoyances, irritate, irritates, irritating, irritation, irritations, read, reads, reader, readers, reading, literary group, literary groups