I’ll just tell you about this madman stuff that happened to me around last Christmas just before I got pretty run-down and had to come out here and take it easy. I mean, that’s all I told D.B. about, and he’s my brother and all. He’s in Hollywood. That isn’t too far from this crumby place.

J. D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye. Chapter 1. Holden calls his older brother a prostitute because he sold his writing talents to Hollywood and writes movie scripts purely for money.