YOU MIGHT BE PRETENTIOUS!
These things sneak up on you, you know. Some tell-tale signs...
Your Sentences Often Start Like This:
"My accountant says ..."
"My business manager says ..."
"My agent says ..."
"My portfolio manager says ..."
"My publicist says ..."
"Bob DeNiro once told me ..."
AFRAID OF SEEMING PRETENTIOUS?
Avoid These Topics!
How The Lease On Your Car Compares To The Leases On Your Friends' Cars
How Much Your Accountant Saved You This Year
Hot New Directors You Read About Recently
How You're Trying To "Simplify" Your Life Right Now
How Good Yoga Makes You Feel
How Smart Your Therapist Is
How Hard You're Working
How It's Okay You're Working So Hard, Because It's Creative
How You Could Never Do Anything That Wasn't Creative
How Most Of Your Pathetic Friends Have Uncreative Jobs That Would Drive You Crazy
How That's Fine For Them, But You Need To Feel Like You're, You Know, Creating Something
Something That Captures The Heart Of The Human Condition
Something That Speaks To Some Shared Understanding Of The World That We All Have
Something Important And True And Eternal
Something That Will Make You And Your Family Lots of Money
How Most Of Your Pathetic Relatives Have Uncreative Jobs That Would Drive You Crazy
And They Don't Even Pay Well
How You're Sorry You Didn't Get A Chance To Talk About Anything But Yourself, But Maybe Next Time
Next... Employing that self-conscious spin!