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For example, in one long sentence that describes the "devaluation of human life" and the routinized industrialization of terror and murder," Gerson tosses off references to both Robert Jay Lifton and Hannah Arendt.
Thierry Mugler tosses off a bon mot in the film about clothing's utility to the wearer to get laid, and Altman allows this bromide, with its vulgar directness, to linger in the film's rankness; yet Mugler is expressing mainly his own preoccupation with up-front sexuality.
His famous "List Song," in which he tosses off the names of people who wouldn't be missed if the executioner's axe met their necks, was a show-stopper.