Dealing with critics

SHELKEY: Being an artist means dealing with CRITICS. It's TOUGH, but you soon develop a THICK SKIN.
FLYNN: OH, Shelkey, meant to tell you, I thought I heard this DYING LOCUST last night, right? Turns out it was YOU SINGING!
FLYNN: Funny, huh? ANYWAY, seeya...
SHELKEY: Unfortunately, SOME critics have HYPODERMIC NEEDLES...