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  • n. Alternative spelling of casting couch.

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Examples

  • I like to say we don't make the final choice but we make the final choices, continued Mr. Telsey, who insists that the casting-couch thing is malarkey.

    In Praise of Matchmakers

  • Likewise, Maf changes the target of Monroe's famous ad lib in All About Eve from casting-couch producers to literary critics: "Why do critics always look like unhappy rabbits?"

    The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of his Friend Marilyn Monroe by Andrew O'Hagan

  • Rape victims tell Congress that police ignore or forget their cases; celebrity women open up about casting-couch creepiness; the lovefest for Franzen's "Freedom" prompts some to equate book reviews with old boys 'clubs; pay gaps and work-life challenges persist; a federal prosecutor assures me that some neighborhoods of women live pursuant to misogyny rule; and we're still dissecting the gender-related detritus of the 2008 presidential election.

    Kelly Valen: Holding Up a Mirror Along with the Bullhorn: Why Women Can't Lay All the Blame Elsewhere

  • Rape victims tell Congress that police ignore or forget their cases; celebrity women open up about casting-couch creepiness; the lovefest for Franzen's "Freedom" prompts some to equate book reviews with old boys' clubs; pay gaps and work-life challenges persist; a federal prosecutor assures me that some neighborhoods of women live pursuant to misogyny rule; and we're still dissecting the gender-related detritus of the 2008 presidential election.

    Kelly Valen: Holding Up a Mirror Along with the Bullhorn: Why Women Can't Lay All the Blame Elsewhere

  • I didn't even have time to spin some filthy casting-couch fantasies.

    Surf's Up!

  • In a rather candid interview to the magazine, the star this time chose to discuss casting-couch practices in Hollywood, while she also talked about her struggles with bipolar disorder, maintaining that she's now taking only prescribed medication for it.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Bail set in millions for 'You Light Up My Life' writer in NYC casting-couch sex ...

    WN.com - Business News

  • Call me ignorant, but what is the "casting-couch cliché" you referred to in

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • He is facing a possible life sentence on charges of 13 casting-couch sex attacks, including rapes, on young starlets he'd allegedly bring to his apartment, show his Oscar to, and drug.

    NY Post: News

  • She said that as the relationship progressed, he gave Gomez $1 million as a gift -- but then borrowed $500,000 of it to help him make bail after he was charged in June with a series of casting-couch rapes.

    Channel3000.com - Local News

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