• One of the reasons why language is so sick right now and cliché-ridden and lame and boring and laid-out, and about to go to sleep, is because there aren't a thousand Tom Clarks. If I were writing a prescription right now, you know, if I had my shiny thing here, a stethoscope around my neck, that's the prescription I'd write. Take one thousand Tom Clarks before going to bed.

    Edward Dorn, Joseph Richey (2007). “Ed Dorn Live: Lectures, Interviews, and Outtakes”, p.41, University of Michigan Press