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Coffee and a Kick in the Pants (formerly Tea and Sympathy)
"Unbelievable—Lohri's not even over and already the stores are putting out their Baisakhi stuff."
Tags:vaisakhi, baisakhi, vaishakhi, vasakhi, sikh, sikhs, sikhism, hindus, hinduism, commercialism, commercial, sell out, sells out, selling out, retailer, retailers, shop, shops, store, stores, commercialized, commercialised, holiday, holidays, religious holiday, religious holidays, true meaning, true meanings, lohri, christmas, christmas decoration, christmas decorations, overhype, overhyped, overhyping, consumerism, consumerist, consumer, consumers
"This, my only hit record, was written to help me get over a bad breakup. But I'm told that it has also helped move a fair amount of wrinkle-free, flat-front khakis down at the mall."
Tags:piano, pianos, pianist, pianists, wrinkle-free, hit record, hit records, khaki, khakis, department store, department stores, clothing store, clothing stores, piano player, piano players, consumer, consumers, consumerism, musician, musicians, make money, making money, sellout, sellouts, sell-out, sell-outs, selling out, shop, shops, shopping, mall, malls, gig, gigs
"Dumb it down or sex it up."
Tags:dumb down, dumbs down, dumbing down, critique, critiques, critiquing, sell, sells, sell out, sells out, selling out, sold out, sellout, sellouts, publisher, publishers, publishing industry, editor, editors, sales, sales potential, lowest common denominator, writer, writers, writing, creator, creators, author, authors, bottom line, bottom lines, dumbed down, artist, artists, artistry, sales, sales numbers, book sales
"Fetch is not selling out."
Tags:sellout, sellouts, sell out, sell outs, selling out, fetch, fetches, fetching, play fetch, playing fetch, dog, dogs, younger generation, younger generations, rebellion, rebellions, rebel, rebels, rebelling, teen, teens, teenager, teen-ager, teen-agers, adolescent, accusation, accuse, accuses, accusing, defensive, defensiveness
"If you could give just one piece of advice to those millions of vulnerable young people out there who worship and respect you, what would it be?" "Buy my records."
Tags:music, singer, singers, musician, musicians, rockstar, rockstars, rock star, rock stars, celeb, celebs, celebrity, celebrities, famous people, popstar, popstars, pop star, pop stars, media, press, journalist, journalists, interview, interviews, interviewer, interviewers, reporter, reporters, advice, advising, greed, greedy, album, albums, record, records, selfish, self-centered, self-centred, fame, record label, record labels, record company, record companies, modern music, modern life, sellout, sellouts, selling out, money, entertainment
"Listen. It's at the quiet moments like this that you can actually hear the meter running."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, fee, fees, payment, payments, cost, costs, legal fee, legal fees, legal team, legal teams, charge, charges, charging, high price, high priced, attorney, attorneys, quiet, listen, listens, listening, profit, profits, profit motive, profit motives, motivation, motivations, sellout, sellouts, selling out, sell out, sell outs
"Great for worship then! Great for retail now!"
Tags:church, churches, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, agenda, agendas, retail, retailer, retailers, commercialism, commercial district, commercial districts, estate agent, estate agents, real estate, real estate agent, real estate agents, letting agent, letting agents, selling point, selling points, sell out, sells out, selling out, declining, decline, declines, church attendance, religious
Gentrification: Ground Zero
Tags:ground zero, gentrified, gentrification, shop, shops, sell out, sells out, selling out, stone age, stone aged, neanderthal, neanderthals, shopping center, shopping centers, strip mall, strip malls, shopping centre, shopping centres, store, stores, corporation, corporations, corporate sellout, corporate sellouts, chain restaurant, chain restaurants
"It's all become so Disneyfied."
Tags:disneyfication, fish, sea, ocean, gentrification, censor, censorship, safe, editing, natural world, environmental destruction, safe entertainment, man made environments, man made environments, mermaid, mermaids, nature, natural world, sellout, sellouts, selling out, sold out, authentic, authenticity, inauthentic, fake, fakes, tourist trap, tourist traps, tourist, tourism, corporate, big corporation, mega corporation
"Nobody wants to merge with us."
Tags:merger, mergers, corporate merger, corporate mergers, sellout, sellouts, sell out, selling out, sell outs, boardroom, boardrooms, executive, business executive, hurt feelings, businessman, corporate culture, buyout, buyouts, bought out, corporation, corporations, big corporation, big corporations, meeting, meetings, lonely, insensitive, insensitivity, outcast, outcasts, social outcast, social outcasts, corporate synergy, synergy
Northern Rock: Caught between a rock and a hard place.
Gorbachev Adds An Unscheduled Stop To His Itinerary"I'm sorry, sir, but we do not have your new book in stock, and I don't know when we'll get it."
Tags:gorby, gorbachev, mikhail gorbachev, soviet union, president, presidents, presidential, bestseller, bestsellers, sold out, fall of the soviet union, coup, coups, general secretary, communist, communists, communist party, regime, regime change, autobiography, autobiographies, sell out, selling out, sold out, tour of america
New Listings From Frustration House.
Tags:frustrate, frustrating, frustration, frustrates, sold out, sold-out, selling out, deal, deals, discontinued, catalog, catalogue, catalogs, catalogues, great deal, cheap, cheaper, advert, advertising, adverts, ad, ads, advertisement, advertisements, typical, annoying, annoys, annoyed, irritate, irritating
"It's been taken care of."
Tags:tentpole, blockbuster, blockbusters, comic book, comic books, comic book movie, comic book movies, superhero, superheroes, superheroic, buyout, buyouts, bought out, sell out, sells out, selling out, merger, mergers, corporate merger, corporate mergers, brand, brands, money maker, money makers, action movie, action movies, summer movie, summer movies, movie studio, movie studios, film studio, film studios, fund, funds, funding, funded
"But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. Only Disney can do that."
Tags:lincoln, abe lincoln, theme park, theme parks, history, historical, civil war, american civil war, patriot, patriots, patriotism, patriotic, commercialism, commercialization, gettysburg, gettysburg address, speech, speeches, famous speech, famous speeches, sellout, sellouts, sell out, sell outs, selling out, lincoln, abraham lincoln, quote, quotes, quotation, quotations, famous phrase, famous phrases
"The sounds of the sea come to you through the courtesy of the Clamshell Alliance."
Tags:sound of the sea, sounds of the sea, corporate sponsor, corporate sponsors, corporate sponsorship, corporate sponsorships, conch, conchs, conch shell, conch shells, modern life, modern lives, clam shell, clam shells, shell, shells, beach, beach scene, beach scenes, sell out, sells outs, selling out, sellout, sellouts, advertisement, advertisements, advert, adverts, ad, ads, ocean, oceans, ocean sound, ocean sounds, ambient, ambience, ambient noise, ambient noises, modern times, ubiquitous, ubiquity, omnipresent, omnipresence
"My life has come full circle, Al. First I was a sellout; now I've been offered a buyout."
Tags:life, full circle, lifes challenges, lifes developments, celebration, celebrations, sellout, sellouts, selling out, selling your soul, sell your soul, corporate sellout, corporate sellouts, buyout, buyouts, business owner, business owners, celebratory drink, celebratory drinks, success, successful, financial success, bartender, bartenders, barman, barmen, martini, martinis
"Don't look at me like that. Advertising pays the bills."
Tags:christmas, santa, santa claus, father christmas, st. nick, st. nicholas, saint nick, saint nicholas, christmas eve, delivery, deliveries, delivered, deliver, advertisement, advertisements, ubiquitous, advert, adverts, ad, ads, billboard, billboards, bill board, bill boards, modern life, modern times, media saturation, oversaturation, oversaturated, oversaturate, oversaturates, sell out, sell-out, selling out, sell-outs, sell outs
Herman Melville Wonders If His Agent Has Oversold Spinoffs from "Moby Dick"
Tags:moby dick, melville, herman melville, spinoff, spinoffs, agent, agents, paraphernalia, book, books, literary agent, literary agents, marketing, consumer, consumers, consumerism, sellout, sellouts, sell out, selling out, sell outs, sold out, worry, worries, worrying, art, paranoid, paranoia, author, authors, writer, writers, tchotchke, tchotchkes, tie-in, tie-ins, marketing gimmick, marketing gimmicks
"Go straight until you get to the Body Shop. Then there's a path to the right that leads to the Gap. A little farther along, just past the Limited, there's a clearing, Victoria's Secret is right there."
Tags:consumerism, consumerist, mall, malls, commercialism, commercial interest, commercial interests, deforest, deforests, deforestation, direction, directions, maze, mazes, store, stores, storefront, storefronts, national park, national parks, sell out, sells out, selling out, sold out, environmental issue, environmental issues
"I've got bad news and even worse news: The bad news is that your script is shallow, offensive garbage. The worse news is that we're offering you ten million for it, which will probably ruin you forever as a writer. Sorry I had to be the one to do this to
Tags:hollywood, movie, movies, cinema, film, pitch, pitches, pitching, offer, offers, offering, sellout, sellouts, sell out, sell outs, selling out, writing, writer, writers, screenwriter, screenwriters, screenplay, screenplays, screenwriting, producer, producers, studio, studios, movie studio, movie studios, mainstream, taint, taints, tainted, golden handcuffs, retainer, retainers
"You knew this was a soul-sucking job when you took it."
"Any chance we could stop by my broker's house?"
"There's more to sports than winning. There's also getting payments from sneaker companies to sign at colleges they sponsor."
Tags:win, wins, winning, sports, sports star, sports stars, basketball star, basketball stars, endorsement, endorsements, endorsement deal, endorsement deals, shoe company, shoe companies, sneaker company, sneaker companies, sellout, sellouts, sell out, selling out, winning isn't everything, life lesson, life lessons, moral, sports aspiration, sports aspirations