--- "Smart dumb is The Fugs, punk rock, art schools, Gertrude Stein, Vito Acconci, Marcel Duchamp, Samuel Beckett, Seth Price, Tao Lin, Martin Margiela, Mike Kelley, and Sofia Coppola."

--- "The Dull people suggested to Mr. Bates that the combination of Boring and Dull could generate buzz to attract tourists."

--- "Why nominate a candidate who looks and sounds like a right-wing ogre but actually isn’t?"

--- "Let’s just go with dead, because then you probably really wouldn’t have much of a functioning Federal Reserve."