“I think comedy is about surprise and honesty,” said Novak. “And ideally you surprise people with a sudden burst of honesty. And I think that’s what ‘The Office’ did when it came on the air. And I think it’s what ‘Seinfeld’ did. And what ‘Friends’ even did. People were used to comedies that were based on other comedies. Not that were based on real life. And so they stopped being funny. “Every few years, you have, when you’re lucky, a correction on television and in the movies with how people actually talk and actually think. And it feels like a revelation.”—Alt comedy as the new mainstream — latimes.com (via rickyv)
“So when I was beating the guy, I started thinking, ‘What if I was Hannah Montana?’ … And little do they know that that’s why I look so insane … I’m torturing myself with thoughts of, “How could I actually pull off being a high school student and a pop star at night?”—Eli Roth, A.V. Club interview (via palahniukandchocolate). This makes no sense, but whatever gets you into the moment Eli Roth, whatever gets you into the moment.