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Chang’s secret power is making the seemingly banal gripping, much to the pleasure of her readers.
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So I decided to give this charismatic dream theory a shot, using my own recent dreams, which tend to be stultifying, anxiety-soaked, self-loathing and embarrassingly banal.
GENE WEINGARTEN: FOR A WEEK I RECORDED MY DREAMS. HERE ARE MY POLITICAL PROPHECIES.GENE WEINGARTENMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There’d be lingering shots of people in cafes writing about old-fashioned banal worries in journals.
WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT OURSELVES IN THE FIRST YEAR OF THE PANDEMICSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFFEBRUARY 28, 2021TIME
Too much of the book — particularly the first and concluding sections — features Kearney earnestly positing tired questions and letting them lead him to equally banal conclusions.
EXPLORING THE SENSE OF TOUCH, AND WHY WE HUNGER FOR CONTACTSOPHIE DESSFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If Gideon had been named anything else, she would have also attempted to make that into an extremely banal, everyday name.
HOW GIDEON THE NINTH AUTHOR TAMSYN MUIR QUEERS THE SPACE OPERACONSTANCE GRADYFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX

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