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"I just can't seem to get into the spirit of the thing."
Tags:business man, business men, business person, business people, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, holiday, holidays, holidaymakers, vaction, vacations, vacationers, resort, resorts, straight-laced, straight laced, holiday resort, holiday resorts, monotony, monotonous, pools, poll, swimming pool, swimming pools, in the spirit of it, boring, bored, boredom, killjoy, kill joy, trite, uninteresting, conservative
'Keep going...the future of trite metaphors depends on us.'
'Where do you see yourself in five years?' 'I see myself in a world where people don't ask such trite interview questions.'
'And another thing is he thinks 11:11:11 is a cooler time than 12:34:56, I mean 11:11:11... could he be any more trite?'
"Frankly Carl, as an artist you're not very good. In fact, I'd say that you're worse than Hitler."
Tags:adolph hitler, adolf hitler, art students, art lessons, art studio, art critic, art critics, art teachers, ridiculous statements, overstating, overstatements, catch phrases, common sayings, trite, triteness, hackneyed, hackneyed expressions, internet slogans, internet slogan, worse than hitler, art school, art schools, art student, art students, inferior, inferiority, insult, insults, insulting, hyperbole, hyperbolic
Fluff: Belly Button, Gramophone Needle, Your Life.
Tags:fluff, dust, detritus, remains, belly button, lint, gramophone, record player, needle, navel, tummy button, dirt, life, meaning of life, meaningless, fuzz, froth, insignificant, insignificance, trivial, unimportant, minor, lightweight, meager, trivia, waste, waster, petty, paltry, trifle, trifling, navel gazing, trite, disposable, silly, futile, small time, futile, futility, surplus, lazy, otiose, slob, old age, cv, curriculum vitae, hoard, cleaner, sweep, dregs, garbage, trash, waste, rubbish
'I got a video broadcasting degree with a minor in news reading and a major in perky.'
Tags:video journalism, broadcasting, perky, vivacious, energetic, lively, news reader, news readers, news reading, news anchor, news anchors, jorunalist, journalists, reporter, reporters, school, education, major, minor, degree, higher education, trite, light weight, frivolous, silly, mass tastes, commercial
Poster of smiley face: Missing and Presumed Banal.
Tags:smiley face, smiley faces, smiley, smileys, emoticon, emoticons, missing person, missing people, missing poster, missing posters, banal, trite, commonplace, advertising, fad, fashion, fashions, craze, crazes, culture, fads, mediocre, missing persons, posters, public information, lost and found, city street
'There is a fine line between unique and trite.'
Have A Nice Day (offer void where prohibited by law)
Have A Nice Day (piss off)
'But am I a true visionary or just a generic vision person. That is the question.'
'Some of the critics called my work superficial, gimmicky and trite - but some really didn't get it at all.'
"I know - let's make a programme about people's complaints about our bloody awful programmes...!!"
Tags:programmes, programme, tv programme, television programmes, trite, rubbish, banal, dumbing down, dumbed-down, office, head of programming, television show, schedules, tv schedules, programme-makers, manager, staff, ideas, run out of ideas, trash tv, cultural desert, lack of imagination, cultural genocide, celebrity culture, broadcasting nadir, media, mass media
"I like clichés. They're verbal comfort food."
"I see by your notes you've had most of your brain removed...have you thought about a career in broadcasting?"
Tags:broadcasting, broadcaster, broadcasters, presenter, presenters, tv, television, career, job, employment, careers advisor, jobseeker, operation, brain, unemployed, brainless, trite, trash television, celebrity culture, rubbish, programme schedules, banal, dumbed down, dumbing down, junk, junk culture, career advice, career path, career paths, vocation, employer, vocations
Celebrity 10 o'clock news...
"That script of yours - I've never read such a load of cliched second-rate crap...It'll make us rich..."
"Wonderful. Another consultant telling us that the key to success in business is to follow our instincts. Wake me when it's over!"
Tags:consultant, consultants, business, success, advice, how-to, meeting, boring, trite, dog eat dog, dog-eat-dog, law of the jungle, vicious, greed, avarice, corporation, corporate, culture, corporate culture, workplace politics, behaviour, behavior, predator, predatory, seminar, shark, sharks, businessmen, businessman, business consultant, business consultants, predators, instinct, instincts
Go To Sleep Britain...
Tags:banal, dumbed down, dumbing down, passive, trite, tv output, brain, intelligence, iq, iqs, dumbed-down, sleeping britain, catharsis, cathartic, menu of crap, trash tv, rubbish tv, celebrity culture, diet of rubbish, bovine, subordinate, docile, docility, manipulated, downmarket television, lowest common denominator, keeping you in the dark, opium of the masses, couch potato, couch potatoes
"I find TV educational. When it's on, I go and read a book."
Tags:tv, telly, television, entertainment, bbc, itv, channel 4, media, crap, trite, rubbish, dumbed-down, dumbing down, celebrity, celebrity culture, programme, programmes, programming, dire, banal, repetitive, education, teaching, learning, literature, literary, book, books, reading, read, intellectual, intelligensia, learn, mass media