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CATALYTIC: Causing significant reaction.
QUOTES: Written for another with credit acknowledgements.
(SOME: A certain amount.
THROUGH: Movement into at one side and out at another.
A TIME WARP: An anomaly or discontinuity held to occur in time progression).
HANK AARON to WILLIAM GOLDING:
"Yep. Me. The Lord of the Flies."
HANK AARON to ELVIS PRESLEY:
"You've got to learn to swing from the hip."
LEON ABBOT to ETHEL MERMAN:
"We're looking for a few good people to work on the stage."
THE ABDOMINABLE SNOWMAN to DOCTOR PHIBES:
"I'm abominable?! You're the one who's abominable!"
ACE to JOHN HOLMES:
ADAM to FOUR TOPS:
"I was always telling Eve--'Ain't no woman like the one I've got.'"
ADAM to NOEL LANGLEY:
"When I really get perturbed at her, I call her by her full name."
ADAM to JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ:
"Oh, I couldn't tell you all about Eve, but I'm putting it in my book."
ADAM to BARRY MC GUIRE:
"After that business in the garden, with the apple, and all the resulting havoc, my private nickname for her became 'Eve of Destruction'."
ADAM to THE OSMONDS:
"I don't have to tell you the havoc that resulted from that one bad apple."
ALADDIN to STEPPENWOLF:
"Personally, I always found a magic-carpet ride preferable to any tour bus."
ALADDIN to STEVIE WONDER: "I wish can be two pretty powerfulwords when you've just summoned genie from his bottle."
EDWIN EUGENE ALDRIN, JR. to BILLY PRESTON:
"No doubt about my having been part of the space race."
MUHAMMAD ALI to MICKEY FINN:
"Talk about a knock-out."
MUHAMMAD ALI to ANDY GIBB:
"I don't care what it looks like, it's shadow boxing."
MUHAMMAD ALI to JIMMY HATLO:
"Why, I'll be just fine with the help of a little iodine."
MUHAMMAD ALI to GENE MC DANIELS:
"Yes. Somewhere, back in my adolescence, I guess you could say I was one-hundred pounds of Clay."
MUHAMMAD ALI to HARRY TUGEND:
"Yes, I was caught in the draft, but did I get the shaft, and end up in Vietnam, killed by a bomb?"
ALL THE KINGS MEN to PABLO PICASSO:
"Hell, no we don't have a photo of Mr. Dumpty, but we're sure he'll appreciate whatever we can do."
DON AMECHE to SUSO CHECCHI D'AMICO and ALBA DE CESPEDES:
"Look guys, I'm really flattered that you named your movie after me, but I'm really afraid I'm going to have to pass on this one."
JAY ANSON to XAVIERA HOLLANDER:
"I know you're concerned about this whore moving in on your Amityville business, but just what makes you think there's a book in it?"
MARIE ANTOINETTE to LES BAXTER:
"So what that there are poor people of Paris? There are poor people of Rome, and poor people of Moscow, and poor people of The Bronx."
MARIE ANTOINETTE to BETTY CROCKER:
"Let them eat cake."
MARIE ANTOINETTE to FRANCO BRUSATI, IAIA FIASTRI, and NINO MANFREDI:
"Let them eat bread and chocolate!"
MARIE ANTOINETTE to THE KINGSMEN:
"Louis, Louis. That's all I ever hear. Doesn't anyone want to know what I think about anything?
MARCUS ANTONIUS to VINCENT VAN GOGH:
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ear."
ADRIADNE to LINDA RONSTADT:
"The secret of the Labyrinth? As I told Theseus, 'It's so easy to figure out if you just trail a simple string behind you.'"
ARISTOTLE to MASON WILLIAMS:
"Excuse, please. Must be something I ate."
ROSEANNE (BARR) ARNOLD to THE FOUR SEASONS:
"So, whenever I got weepy, mom would always say, 'Come on, Roseanne, big girls don't cry.'"
ROSEANNE (BARR) ARNOLD to THE HUMAN LEAGUE:
"So, I said to Warren Beatty--'I don't understand. Don't you want me?'"
ART TEACHER to GEORGES SEURAT:
"Try a little harder to get the point, Georges."
JEAN ARTHUR to ALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE:
"My opinion of Alan Ladd? A dog as far as an actor."
KING ARTHUR to GEORGE BENSON
"Give me the knight who offended, and I'll personally see he's punished."
KING ARTHUR to MICHAEL HOGAN
"Of course, I would have liked some Arabian knights, but there's the religious thing."
KING ARTHUR to THE EAGLES
"Take a look. One of these knights is going to betray me."
KING ARTHUR to THE MOODY BLUES
"Talk about a drag ball, I never saw so many knights in white satin."
ARTHUR ASHE to BRIGHAM YOUNG:
ASSOCIATE OF SIR WILLIAM HERSCHEL to SIR WILLIAM HERSCHEL:
"I'm telling you, Bill, name that planet after your butt, and you'll make an ass of yourself."
ATTILA THE HUN to KURT WEILL:
"If you must know the truth, I wouldn't give more than three cents for any opera."
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON to TIPPI HEDREN:
"You're going to the birds."
JOHN AUDUBON to D.H. LAWRENCE:
"Yep. They banded this rook in Boston, and it's been soaring ever since."
JEAN AUEL to H.H. MUNRO:
"The chronicles of Clovis man would make interesting reading, don't you think? I mean, for one, the how of their fantastic spear--and arrowheads."