By James Rickman
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A weekly series that explores a featured theme by pairing classic quotations with urgent images. What recent news items inspired these textual/visual sets? Leave your guesses in the comments, and check back next Wednesday for the answers.

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“Confronted by evil, comedy feels no need to punish or correct. It answers with corrosive laughter.”

-Martin Amis

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“Vengeance is mine; I will repay.”

-Romans 12:19

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“All morons hate it when you call them a moron.”

-Salinger (from The Catcher in the Rye)

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“That’s not writing, that’s typing.”

-Truman Capote

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“Immediately, I’m scanning for anything that might be not just Murman-level Uncomebackable, but Pharaoh Uncomebackable, something so Pharaoh Uncomebackable that Necro will never leave his house again.”

-Bill Peters (from Maverick Jetpants in the City of Quality)

Do you see the connections? Write your guesses in the comments — and feel free to leave your own "uncomebackable" quotes — and check in next Wednesday to find the headlines that inspired these pairings.

Images: news.yahoo.com Newser, vice.com, abcnews.go.com, eonline

Answers to last week's installment:

  1. "11 Best Remixes of the Botched Ecce Homo Painting" (jest.com)
  2. "Man Who Shipped Himself in a Box to His Girlfriend Nearly Suffocates After Getting Lost in the Mail" (Gawker)
  3. "6 Memorable Letters from Neil Armstrong" (mental_floss)
  4. "A Pop Queen Flaunts Her Toned Maturity" (NYTimes)
  5. "Facebook New Campus | Frank Gehry" (arch20)