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"What next?" "Don't tell me."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, monotony, monotonous, repetition, repetitive, rat race, the rat race, sarcasm, sarcastic, bored, boredom, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bitter, bitterness, resentful, resentment, the 9 to 5, the nine to five
"I've bought home some work, which I'll be doing in my study. See you in the morning. Good night."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, bad relationship, bad relationships, grown apart, growing apart, small talk, small-talk, conversations, conversations, neglect, neglectful, tired, tiredness, exhaustion, monotony, monotonous, modern life, modern times, repetition, repetitive, repetitiveness, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs
Owl Through Time
Tags:owl, owls, museum, museums, gallery, galleries, natural history museum, exhibition, exhibitions, display, displays, museum exhibition, museum exhibitions, exhibit, exhibits, museum exhibit, museum exhibits, evolution, theory of evolution, survival of the fittest, natural selection, the origin of species, passage of time, changing time, changing times, unchanged, repetition, unaffected, constant, constancy, bored, boring, boredom
'Really, Frank... The late news is so depressing - and it's the same thing every night... Why do you even turn it on?'
Tags:armadillo, armadillos, news, reporter, reporters, roadkill, roadkills, road, roads, kill, kills, depress, depresses, depressing, depression, story, stories, run over, ran over, runs over, repeat, repeats, repetitive, repetition, repetitions, accident, accidents, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"Damn it, I still haven't got you right! Let's try again."
Tags:easter island, moai, rapa nui, stone, stones, stone head, stone heads, likeness, likenesses, sculptor, sculptors, sculpting, artist, artists, artistry, artistic, perfectionist, perfectionists, perfectionism, technique, techniques, rough draft, rough drafts, first draft, first drafts, repeat, repeats, repeating, repetition, if at first you don't success, try try again, attempt, attempts, attempting
"Well, he didn't get that kind of language from me!"
Tags:language, bad language, ventriloquist, ventriloquists, ventriloquism, bad language, swear, swears, swearing, curse, curses, cursing, dummy, dummies, parent, parents, parenting, repeat, repeats, repeating, repetition, bad habit, bad habits, blame, blames, blameless, mother, mothers, father, fathers, spouse, spouses, comedian, comedians
Kafka, Age Ten
Tags:franz kafka, kafka, kafkaesque, author, authors, writer, writers, novelist, novelists, famous author, famous authors, famous writer, famous writers, literary joke, literature, literary figure, literary figures, children, child, child angst, childhood, childhood angst, chores, childhood chores, chore, childhood chore, existential, existentialism, existential anxiety, existential dread, meaning, meaning of life, life purpose, purpose in life, absurd, absurdity, philosophy, philosophers, philosopher, making the bed, housework, repetition, metamorphosis, internal monolog, internal monologues, internal monologuing, futile, futility, futile task, futile tasks, futile endeavor, futile endeavour
"If I were to tell you something, would you promise not to repeat it?"
"For God's sake! Let the man have his simple pleasures."
Tags:lazy, laziness, relaxing, relaxation, tv, televison, tvs, televisions, screens, screen addict, screen addiction, screen addict, gender issues, overbearing, demanding, parrot, parrots, psittaciformes, parakeet, paraquet, mimic, mimicking, mimicry, repeat, repetition, argue, arguement, arguements, simple pleasure, simple pleasures, couch potato, couch potatoes, marriages, marital dispute, spousal dispute, spousal disputes, domestic, domestic argument, domestic arguments, husband and wife, domestic task, domestic tasks, domestic chore, domestic chores, cohabitation, cohabit, co-habitation, co-habit, living together
"Don't repeat this."
Tags:parrot, parrots, parroting, repeat, repeats, repeating, repetition, repetitions, copy, copies, copying, silence, secret, secrets, meeting, meetings, board meeting, board meetings, boardroom, boardrooms, executive, executives, leak, leaks, leaking, secret, secrets, keep secrets, keeping secrets, spill the beans, spilling the beans, talk, talks, talking, bird, birds, trustworthy, untrustworthy
"Same old ice, same old aurora borealis, same old everything!"
Tags:ice, icy, iced, snow, snows, snowed, cold, cold weather, north, the north, the great north, northern lights, aurora borealis, aurora, aurorae, borealis, igloo, same old, same ol', repetition, repetitions, bored, bore, boredom, bores, repeated, repeat, repeats, repeated, routine, routines, in a rut, constant, constants, remedial, remedial behaviour, nothing new, astronomy, astronomer, astronomers, astronomic, physics, physicist, physicists, dancing light, dancing lights, stuck in a rut
Sad Eyes Street Art
Tags:street art, street artist, street artists, sad eyes, sad face, sad faces, big sad eyes, sidewalk artist, sidewalk artists, pavement artist, pavement artists, painting, paintings, painter, painters, self-portrait, self-portraits, self portrait, self portrait, one trick pony, repetition, repetitive, sad, sadness, misery, miserable, beg, begging, beggar, beggars, big eyes, huge sad eyes
"It's kind of sweet when they're all settled in like this."
Tags:bartender, bartenders, pub, bar, regular, regulars, patron, patrons, friday night, friday nights, repetition, repetitive, cliche, cliches, cartoonist, cartoonists, social drinker, social drinkers, social drinking, drinking, drinker, drinkers, drowning your sorrows, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"Ye gods! Not another tedious and derivative top ten single!"
Tags:pop, pop song, pop songs, pop music, pop musician, musical, musically, musician, musicians, personify, personification, personified, personifies, musical theory, music theory, note, notes, clef, treble, bar, bars, pop culture, pop culture reference, chart, charts, chart music, chart topper, derivative, derivatives, repetitive, repetition
At the Laff-a-Mint
Tags:cartoonist, cartoonists, illustrator, illustrators, editorial, editorials, mass production, mass production, cartoons, repetition, drudgery, mint, mints, newspaper cartoon, newspaper cartoons, newspaper cartoonist, newspaper cartoonists, artist, artists, artists studio, artists studios, drawing board, drawing boards, creativity, determination, perseverance, boredom
"I said, 'You're starting to get on my nerves'!"
Tags:desert, deserts, lost, lost in the desert, stranded, abandoned, abandon, stranded in the desert, desert cartoon, desert cartoons, annoy, annoying, annoyed, annoyance, bug, bugged, bugging, compete, competition, irony, cliche, derivative, repetitive, repetitiveness, repetition, agitate, agitated, agitating, exasperate, exasperate, exasperating, getting on your nerves
Mamet Bedtime Stories
Tags:david mamet.mamet, playwright, playwrights, plays, theatre, theatres, dialogue, dialogues, stylised dialogue, stylised dialogues, stylized dialogue, stylized dialogues, repetition, repetitions, repeated, bedtime stories, bedtime story, bedtime, forceful, parenting, parents, parent, adults, child, children, scare, scary, terrify, terrifying
"I'll quit when it stops being fun."
"Another desert island cartoon clipping from my uncle."
Tags:desert island, desert islands, desert island cartoon, desert island cartoons, stranded, abandoned, abandon, marooned, maroon, irony, ironic, satire, satirical, hypocrite, hypocrisy, hypocritical, castaway, castaways, cast-away, cast-aways, island, islands, message in a bottle, messages in bottles, newspaper, newspapers, newspaper cartoon, newspaper cartoon, newspaper clipping, newspaper clippings, clipping, clippings, press, press clippings, press clipping, useless, repetition, repetitive, pointless, hopeless, monotony, monotonous, futile, unimaginative, derivative, derive, uncreative, uncles, uncle, nephew, nephews, family, families, relative, relatives
"Same old same old."
Tags:cinema, movie, movies, new film, new films, new movie, new movies, same old same old, cliche, cliches, derivative, overdone, special effect, cgi, repetitive, repetition, unoriginal, uncreative, modern movies, modern films, modern cinema, science fiction, sci-fi, sci fi, boring, boredom, bored, disappointing, disappointment, disappointments, modern life, modern times
"Do you mind if I use yet another sports analogy?"
Tags:sports, sport, sports fan, sports fans, sports enthusiast, sports enthusiast, sports analogy, sports analogies, baseball, baseball analogy, baseball analogies, repetition, repetitiveness, conversation, idiom, idioms, sports idiom, sports idioms, explain, explaining, condescend, condescending, boring, bored, boredom, drink, drinking, men drinking, at the pub, at the bar, one trick money, broken record, like a broken record
"I've never written anything, but I think I have a good ear for dialogue."
"Did you ever get the feeling you've done this job before in a previous economy?"
Tags:sun, suns, rises, rise, sunrise, do over, do-over, do overs, do-overs, repeat, repeated, repetition, repetitions, repeats, change look, dressing sense, dress up, dressed up, dresses up, second chance, second chances, costume, costumes, second attempt, second attempts, fix mistakes, fixing a mistake