Does anyone else remember the furor when Oprah shut down her book club with a claim that there were no books out there worth reading? When she reopened it, she put John Steinbeck back on the best-sellers' list again. I can forgive a certain amount for bringing him to people's attention, though I can't fathom why you'd need Oprah to tell you what to read. Still, better Oprah than Martha.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"