peanut gallery


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peanut gallery

The topmost balcony in an auditorium.
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Many of us had hoped, now that elections are over, he would have focused on local issues, corruption, law and order, terrorism, but instead he is trying to play to the peanut gallery, Hussain said.
For now, his place is back in the studio, developing his new designs--minus the peanut gallery.
This industry has seen yet another year of decreased revenue, lost advertising, layoffs, and the incessant drumbeat of "doom and gloom" from that peanut gallery known as the blogosphere.
Even with a tried-and-true ritual, unfamiliarity with a ramp, losing your balance on the trailer tongue or fenders, fluctuating tides and algal buildup can all lead to a not-so-graceful swan dive into slimy, oily ramp water, serious injuries or a roar of laughter from the peanut gallery.
Per specifications, Emma and Adam each get a peanut gallery of supportive friends, roommates and co-workers; thesps include Olivia Thirlby, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, a never-more-mainstream Greta Gerwig and a nearly unrecognizable Cary Elwes in a bizarre, third-billed cameo.
Square rooms promote eye contact, but may not readily accommodate the peanut gallery and similar support functions, particularly if they are small.
It is the Karl Pilkington show, because the essence of all content involves Gervais or Merchant prodding Pilkington into sharing his odd theories about the world (for example, nothing worthwhile was invented post-1900), then turning into his sneering, slightly hostile peanut gallery.
Answer) Hopefully, when I take this flock of provocative questions seriously, I won't be snickered at by a peanut gallery that enjoyed sucking me in over the decoys.
In the swaggering opening lines of The Virgin Formica, Sharon Mesmer lays out its central conceit: that poetry is the least of her concerns--she's been livin' and will continue to do so, regardless of what the academic peanut gallery has to say about it.
But it's really all about the peanut gallery, about the impacts on our society when governments have the ability to arbitrarily determine matters of national security subject to, well, their own review.
I was at the celebrated 1946 first night, tucked away in the peanut gallery, and subsequently saw that staging (it lasted until 1968) more than 100 times.
Most of us have a hard enough time finding funds and time to train with our preferred choice, so any mention of cross-training to other weapons always warrants a sigh of anguish from the peanut gallery.