Monday, September 3, 2012

The Sharon Tate of dinner party hosts

"Judging by the bodies scattered around my house this morning, I am the Sharon Tate of dinner party hosts."
(Sept. 3, 2012, Shari Vanderwerf, Twitter)

Monday, August 20, 2012

The Helen Gurley Brown of standup comedy

"I would describe Phyllis Diller as the Helen Gurley Brown of standup comedy if I was clear on what I actually meant. But she was hilarious,"
(Aug. 20, 2012, James Wolcott, Twitter)

Friday, August 17, 2012

The Mozart of wrapping a box

"The guy next to me at the post office is the Mozart of wrapping a box"
(Aug. 17, 2012, Leoni Fizzoli, Twitter)

The Gary Oldman of hockey players

"Belong to the same person??? Amazing. He's the Gary Oldman of hockey players."
(July 17, 2012, SB Nation)

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Sarah Palin of cities

"that is not a real city - Tampa - built on a sacred Native American burial ground - thus desecrating the original people's burial ground and bringing a curse upon this town.  I am sure no one at the RNC knows about this.  Tampa was not a good choice - kind of the Sarah Palin of cities - even the much heralded Tampa Trump Tower went bankrupt before they sold many of the spaces."
(July 24, 2012, Daily Kos)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Dolph Lundgren of sac removals

"Man, he cut the zit out of that thing!!! I was a bit disappointed though, I was under the impression that there would be cheese removal followed by the sac attack. Regardless, this dude is the Dolph Lundgren of sac removals….One bad mamma jamma."
(Feb. 2, 2011, PopThatZit)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The Lord Voldemort of policy questions

"So it hardly matters that Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, is widely seen as quietly capable; she was not front and center in Obama’s public push for health-care reform, a topic that another former senior administration aide now calls the Lord Voldemort of policy questions, the issue that must not be named."
(July 2012, Todd S. Purdum, Vanity Fair)