Calvin Marshall Trillin (born December 5, 1935) is an American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.
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“It seems to me that upbringings have themes. The parents set the theme, either explicitly or implicitly, and the children pick it up, sometimes accurately and sometimes not so accurately.... The theme may be Our family has a distinguished heritage that you must live up to or No matter what happens, we are fortunate to be together in this lovely corner of the earth or We have worked hard so that you can have the opportunities we didnt have.”
—Calvin Trillin (20th century)
“Everything was blamed on Castro. Mudslides in California. The fact that you cant buy a decent tomato anymore. Was there an exceptionally high pollen count in Massapequa, Long Island, one day? It was Castro, exporting sneezes.”
—Calvin Trillin (b. 1935)