Here We Go Again: Quotes of the week


Alex Burnham, Writer

“I couldn’t get a sports car. They won’t let me bungee jump. So instead, I cut my bangs.”
– Michelle Obama. The 49-year-old explained what she called her midlife crisis to Rachael Ray during a Skype interview in which she alluded to missing time outside of the White House.

“I think (director Kathryn Bigelow) said it best when she said she wanted to shine a light on a dark decade. I don’t know that I could put it any better than that.”
– “Zero Dark Thirty” screenwriter Mark Boal on Bigelow’s cinematic verisimilitude. Critics contend the film will be a frontrunner at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24.

“There comes a time in every man’s life when you gotta take a good, cold hard look at what you want to do, and I want to give this acting thing up. I’m Pope material.”
– Bruce Willis. The actor discussed Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation on “The Late Show with David Letterman.”