“So there was a moment [in ‘Predators’] where I added a ‘Run! Get to the chopper!’ moment, which [led] my fellow cast [to make] fun of me for most of the movie.”—Adrian Brody, talking about Predators, the Robert Rodriguez prequel (via io9)
“[Leon] Russell began his musical career at the age of 14 in the nightclubs of Tulsa, OK. He and his group The Starlighters, which included J.J. Cale, Chuck Blackwell and Johnny Williams, were instrumental in creating the school of music known as the Tulsa Sound.”—
You have to be incredibly badass to be in a band with J.J. Cale at age 14. Which he is.
“'What multinational did they have in mind?' Justin asked, contriving to ignore the disgusting notion of a film about Tessa's death.”—page 222, The Constant Gardener, by John Le Carre, which was made into a (very good) film in 2005.
“A girl I once caught reading Fahrenheit 451 over my shoulder on the subway confessed: ‘You know, I’m an English lit major, but I’ve never loved any books like the ones I loved when I was 12 years old.’ I fell slightly in love with her when she said that. It was so frank and uncool, and undeniably true.”—