I love the novels of Didion and Bret Ellis and consider them L.A. writers because they write about L.A.
The language of politics is spoken in the first-person plural, and for Conservatives, the duty of the politician is to maintain that first-person plural in being.
I never knew anyone who have growing up who had a clown at their birthday party. They are something I think of as being from the past. So I never had strong feelings about them. I do think that they can be creepy, I guess it depends on the clown.
I will say that equity overall is an important issue and one we are constantly looking at. In a perfect world, the entertainment and media industry and the content on our screens would reflect the true American scene.
Busking is the essence of what I do. It's made everything possible.
I like to believe Chelsea is where I will go through and do well. I have been there since I was six years old. My dream is to break into the first team.
I had curly hair, braces, pimples - you talk about going through puberty and the worst things that go with it, I had it, for sure. And then I had a bottom retainer, so my lisp was really bad. I still have a minor one when I get really excited.
I've never met a Democrat in Congress who wants open borders or who doesn't believe in enforcing immigration laws.
When you got competition, it makes people think outside the box.
I like the name Engelbert. It's unusual. But Humperdinck? Not so much.
We need to hear stories from older women. There's a wealth of wisdom and real resilience there, but they're silenced.
There is a fundamental and culturally learned power imbalance between men and women, and it follows us into the workplace. The violence born of this imbalance follows us also. We would like to believe that it stops short of following us into the laboratory and into the field - but it does not.
I try not to spend too much time interpreting my comics for people, because I try to put out there whatever I can, and people can draw whatever conclusions they want.
I've done my fair share of fundraising over the years, and I know how difficult that can be, so I could only imagine people's reaction when I was asking them to part with their hard-earned cash for a movie.
I've had the luxury of not having to work because of my husband.
Don't boycott the Oscars. Staying away from something that needs to change is no way to change it. Instead, let's help them lead the way in promoting diversity in Hollywood.
To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world. Black people. And I mean that in every sense.
I can do a lot more by shooting from outside, score inside, penetrate, and make opportunities for others.
Every day, I get a little smarter.