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One of the things that’s particularly nefarious about Ebola is that it continues to live in a dead person for some period of time after death. A person who’s been dead for a day or two may still be seething with Ebola virus.
One of the things about the modern world is that the public and the private – which is not the same as the public and the personal – but the public and the private… it’s very, very much harder than it used to be to have things that are private and things that are public.
One of the things I’m trying to get better at is apologizing when I make mistakes. That’s been a big priority of mine.
One of the things which make any company successful, in particular the Home Depot, was that we understood and catered to the customer. If it didn’t sell, it didn’t make a difference what we thought or our research told us. They told us if it was successful by buying it or not.
The issue is: how do you engage the audience? And one of the things I talk to our communicators about is: The outline is great; the stories are great. But how do you engage them? How do you make it feel like we are on a journey, not you are just up there giving me information.
The joke of being a showrunner is that people ask how you get it all done, and you don’t. The list of things I don’t get done in a given day is longer than the list of things I do. And one of the things that’s first to go is watching dailies.
One of the things I learnt over the years is that there is a craft to writing, like there is a craft to acting. I hadn’t done my apprenticeship as a writer. I did try to be a writer for hire but I’m not any good at it.
One of the things I want to do with ‘Desi Rascals’ is go a bit deeper into the characters and their family lives and have a bit more heart and a bit more inter-generational story-telling, so it’s not all about young people.
A certain rough-around-the-edges improvisational looseness – a sense of something coming together before your eyes, or not quite – may be one of the things that distinguishes performance art from theater.
One of the things that wrong with pictures today, I think, is that so many of the people making them started out wanting to.
One of the things that happens when you have austerity is that wages get lower, and some people think lower wages in the short run can increase corporate profits.
One of the things that is so striking to me about the South, especially living here now as an adult, is that I see a lot more mixed-race couples than I saw when I was growing up in the 1980s and the 1990s. I feel like living across the color lines has become something that’s more expected.
People have the problem of denial. This is one of the things I learned in Lebanon. Everybody who left Beirut when the war started, including my parents, said, ‘Oh, its temporary.’ It lasted 17 years! People tend to underestimate the gravity of these situations. That’s how they work.
Food is sort of like the Jewish sense of humor, a defense mechanism. It is one of the things that helped the Jews survive through 2,000 years of an often very harsh Diaspora.
The guy who kind of broke the story in ‘Spotlight’ was a priest, the guy who had sort of done all the research. One of the things he said when one of the ‘Spotlight’ reporters asked him how he could still remain a Catholic, he said that, ‘My faith is in the eternal, and the church is an organization.’
I hate rodents. I mean, the House of Commons is completely infested. I will stand on a chair if I see one of the things.
That’s one of the things about the Tea Party people. They think corporations have too much influence in American life and they do.