by Peter Balestrieri
Kisses for the Moon
He bucked real hard and I rode him like I ride all of 'em.
Whenever she needed to cry in a scene, Clara Bow had the musicians play "Rock a Bye Baby."
What do you call that outfit?
Come on in, Comrade.
You take romance. I'll take Jell-O.
He'll regret it to his dying day if ever he lives that long.
Two women in the house and one of them a redhead!
You wouldn't want to wake up some morning smothered would you?
This is strictly medicinal, Madam. I assure you I take no pleasure in it.
He sure is a big bird.
Punch in the Stomach
You took my lighter, didn't you?
Toward the end of The Great Ziegfeld, the cast of a show that opens with a circus number sings words to "March of the Gladiators."
I can feel it in your bones.
The Bridge of His Nose
Death in the desert: Murcy or merdur?
Spitting is the only thing men are good for.
As Dominic was playing outside on the green top. Dominic turned and accidentally hit the pole. Hitting the pole Dominic scratched his lower left eye.
Good ropin', Cowboy Elmo.
"At Last My Love Has Come Along"
We'll build a little nest
Tuck Me In
I won fourteen hundred and forty quarters playing the slots in Tahoe.
What is that gizmo?
Lord protect this rocket house and all those who dwell within the rocket
The Defense Lawyer of Darkness
I'm so hungry I could eat the legs off the table.
Mother, I'm hungry.
Your antiques are all forgeries.
I suppose you want me to go to night school and read poems.
What will "elephantine" mean when the elephant's extinct?
Briggs, a sailor in King Kong, is the guy that Gable cold cocks in Too Hot to Handle.
In Central Airport, 1933, why does Richard Barthelmess' seaplane have a hammer and sickle and Chinese writing on the fuselage?
If the straightjacket fits, wear it!
What're you standin' there for? This takes beef!
Get something for yourself.
My friend here will introduce us. His name is Gun.
My Daddy went to the hospital and never came back.
Johnny, you're eating! I've never seen you eat before!
Pub. May 2001