March 1, 2010

The fine line between stupid and clever...


“It’s such a fine line between stupid and clever.”
       A legendary quote from the mockumentary This is Spinal Tap (1984) 
       This “quote” actually combines lines from actors Michael McKean,
       as David St. Hubbins, and Harry Shearer, as Derek Smalls:
            MCKEAN: “It’s such a fine line between stupid and...” 
            SHEARER: “...and clever.”


“Lady Gaga showed up to a costume party at Mr. Chow’s this Saturday wearing a see-through plastic frock with her nipples Xed out in duct tape and a bedazzled lobster on her head...Like the famous quote from Spinal Tap goes, ‘there’s a fine line between clever and stupid’ and with this outfit, she’s definitely crossed over into Stupid Town.” 
       Fashion critique posted on The Zeitgeisty Report, Feb 28, 2010


“It’s a fine line between winning and losing.” 
       Canadian hockey coach Sidney Crosby 
       On Canada’s defeat of the U.S. hockey team at the Winter Olympics
       CBC/Radio-Canada, March 1, 2010


“I’ve always maintained that there is a very fine line between a daring, sexy older woman and mutton dressed as lamb.” 
       Sexy older actress Joan Collins
       In her column on the UK Daily Mail website

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