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From AJR,   March 1994

Cliché corner   

By Suzan Revah
Suzan Revah is a former AJR associate editor.     



[The newspaper insert] has been described as a cross between Consumer Reports and Mad Magazine. (Toronto Star)

Described as a cross between "60 Minutes" and "The Twilight Zone," the reality series... (Hollywood Reporter)

Snajdr's campy Mad Hatter is a cross between Rip Taylor and Liberace. (Chicago Tribune)

Something of a cross between the story of Job and "I Love Lucy".. (Los Angeles Times)

He's..kind of a cross between a pit bull, Walter Matthau and a gray Volvo after a test crash. (Dallas Morning News)

She laughs too-- a cross between Betty Boop with a cold and a Queens truck driver. (St. Petersburg Times, describing actress Fran Drescher)

Dauntingly in command, kind of a cross between Betty Boop and Janet Reno, Drescher.. (Washington Post, same day)

From 11 days this winter.

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