“(Movies) will survive the current upheavals as well. How can I be sure? Because 10, 20, or 50 years from now someone will certainly be complaining that they don’t make them like they used to. Which is to say, like they do right now.”—AO Scott, 'Film is Dead? What Else Is New?'
“I was there to take down the names of people who were arrested… As I’m standing there, some African-American woman goes up to a police officer and says, ‘I need to get in. My daughter’s there. I want to know if she’s OK.’ And he said, ‘Move on, lady.’ And they kept pushing…
“Google knows it. Viacom knows it. The Chamber of Commerce knows it. Internet democracy groups know it. BoingBoing knows it. But, the Internet hasn’t been told yet — we’re going to get blown away by the end of the year. The worst bill in Internet history is about to become law.”—STOP SOPA, SAVE THE INTERNET - Boing Boing, Fred Wilson (via nevver)
“It is at this point that an assistant sidles over with a jumbo-sized cup of coffee. The director reacts with the excited air of a small boy surprised with a birthday gift. “What’s this?” he exclaims. “What’s this? Oh Mindy, bless your heart.”—David Lynch likes coffee.