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  • n. (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise


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  • He bristles in an old TV clip when Tom Snyder asks whether it bothers him to be called a shlockmeister; of course it does.

    Marshall Fine: Movie review: Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

  • Corman may be best known as a shlockmeister, but he gave early career boosts to a long list of celebrated actors and directors, many of whom pay tribute to him in "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel." -- Top News

  • I got to agree with the Robert Zemckis Sucks guy though. shlockmeister

    Robert Zemeckis to Mo-Cap the Beatles Into a New Yellow Submarine | /Film

  • And is a good idea because as the years go by the beatles and there music will always be popular and they deserve something like this after all they are only the greatest musicians of all time. shlockmeister

    Robert Zemeckis to Mo-Cap the Beatles Into a New Yellow Submarine | /Film

  • Some high-minded critics sniffed at Tartikoff's pursuing Spelling, whom they considered a shlockmeister.

    The Kid Who Saved Television

  • Yet the moment finally came, and I found myself confronting myself across a whore's bed-the unemployed schoolboy with the long black hair and beard on one side, the successful popular novelist ( "America's shlockmeister," as I am affectionately known by my legions of admiring critics) on the other.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, which uses deliberately cheesy special effects in a tribute to revered 1950s shlockmeister Ed Wood Jr. Three female space aliens, resembling and acting like the goofy Coneheads of TV's - Home Page

  • Corman really has a rap as a shlockmeister, and I wouldn't call him a great visionary, but he's a competent director in the films I've seen so far.

    Chris Allen Online

  • Herschell Gordon Lewis, shlockmeister behind The Gore Gore Girls and Monster a-Go Go, unleashes a new gorefest called Go here to pre-purchase. stories

  • This film is a fairly savvy career move, though, as he's teamed up with children's shlockmeister Brian Levant, responsible for such crimes against humanity as The Flintstones,

    Box Office Prophets


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