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To that regard, Mulaney opens with its star spinning a longer joke-yarn based on something that had really happened to him.
Records are combed, correspondence revealed, skeletons fall out of cupboards.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many of us strike a happy medium, leaving enough wiggle room with reality to spin a good yarn.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, he combed through his own archive in order to display the most representative pieces of his work.
But at least according to its creator, it's also a meta-page-turning crime yarn—a story about storytelling.‘True Detective’ Episode 5 Review: ‘The Secret Fate of All Life’ is the Best Episode Yet|Andrew Romano|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I didn't take much stock in the yarn at the time, but I'm beginning to think he had it straight.
Without embarking on another endless yarn let me note the fact that there are two schools amongst our brethren afloat.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The Seneschal combed his beard and screwed up his pale eyes until they vanished in the cushions of his cheeks.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
You can probably realize just how headquarters would take the sort of yarn we'd spin if we dashed in and told them the truth.
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick