“You meet people, you sit down, have lunch with them,” he riffs.
Here, he riffs on his rapid-fire style, why politics is as funny as ever, and more.
As righteous and honest as his anger may be—“They basically just filmed my riffs,” says Meltzer— it is always tinged with hope.
The Daily Pic: At Scandinavia House, the Popster riffs on the angst-man.
After all, the film, opening Friday, riffs on the obscenity of consumerism and the self-loathing it breeds.
The Daily Pic: At the Met, Janet Cardiff's sound art is much more than the great old music it riffs on.
"melodic phrase in jazz," 1935 (but said to have been used by musicians since c.1917), of uncertain origin, perhaps a shortened form of riffle, or altered from refrain. The verb is attested from 1942, from the noun. Also in extended use. Related: Riffed; riffing.
[1953+; fr reduction in force]
[origin unknown; perhaps echoic; perhaps fr refrain; perhaps fr riffle or ripple in the sense of ''try, shot, crack'']
A refrigerator car; reefer1 (1950s+ Railroad)