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The book begins with that tritest of cliches, the best of times/worst of times, and sinks into such jangling prose as "Dude, chill" and "get out
It] is so pious--especially in its impiety--so pleased with itself and so besotted with the sound of its own voice that even the tritest fancies get a free pass.
Static was a verbal alchemist, taking what could have been the tritest sentiments and handling them with the deftest touch, rendering them ephemeral with melody.
He has a strikingly mediocre voice and the lyrics are full of cod philosophy of the tritest kind.