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Vidya

Good insults about Hollywood?
« on: January 28, 2020, 04:04:01 PM »

I googled but the put-downs I found arenít actually about Hollywood. Can you think of some funny put-downs my character can make about Hollywood in general?
 

Jeff Tanyard

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2020, 04:08:16 PM »
How edgy/racy do you want to get?  I can think of a few, but I don't know if they're appropriate for your target audience or not.
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Vidya

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2020, 04:09:15 PM »
edgy/racy will do. i might be able to tone them down.
 

Jeff Tanyard

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2020, 04:13:33 PM »
edgy/racy will do. i might be able to tone them down.


Yeah... I don't know.  I'll give it some thought.
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notthatamanda

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2020, 09:14:20 PM »
"They're full of goop."

Find the story of Paltrow standing in front of the giant flower vagina.  If that doesn't give you inspiration I don't know what will.

 
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Eric Thomson

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2020, 11:40:23 PM »
I call it Hollyweird

And when I  feel particularly uncharitable, Pedowood.
 

Tom Wood

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2020, 12:56:31 AM »
This might give you some ideas:

 
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lea_owens

Re: Good insults about Hollywood?
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2020, 04:11:25 PM »
My new book, out earlier this week, has lots of Hollywood insults in it. It's sort of an enemies-to-lovers romance about a Hollywood star who'd rather be a rancher and an Australian writer who'd rather be at home with her books, but she has to interview him. A decade earlier, she served a stint in Hollywood as a scriptwriter and has lots to say about the misogynistic culture of talent vampires who suck the creative juices of others until they are empty husks to be tossed aside.

There are lines like, Once home, she saw everything in perspective and knew she had been drowning in California, and the men around her held her under the water. and, when her final script The Future Of Emptiness was produced and directed by women because the woman who financed it knew the men of Hollywood wouldn't touch it -   The men who controlled the industry shunned the film because they recognized themselves in the predators who hunted talented women, and in the vultures who feasted on their carcasses.

So, my insults might be a tad 'cranky women don't like the men with big egos and small man-bits' for what you want. Ricky Gervais is always disturbingly close to the truth with his insults.
 
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