“When we’re piecing together mysteries and trying to solve things and look for answers, Abbie’s perspective is equally as valuable as Crane’s. And we avoid the kind of, “listen, I’m an erudite British person, and I use long $50 words” — there’s that great term, “meretricious sesquipedalianism,” which is the use of big words to impress people out of vanity. He can’t do that. So don’t make him that, and also don’t make her this sort of sassy black chick. She’s very smart, he’s very smart, and together, they’re brilliant.”—Sleepy Hollow staffer Damian Kindler talked to us about writing Ichabod and Abbie — and putting together that hilarious OnStar scene.
“Well, of course you have to report the facts. Unless it’s too hard to find the facts — then just make something up.”—Ron Burgundy has invaluable wisdom for the aspiring journalists of Emerson College’s Ron Burgundy School of Communications.
“There were times when Haley Joel Osment and I would be in the [NYU] dining hall together. I remember we would kind of eye each other and then look away. It’s like, a law of physics that two former child stars can’t spend that much time in the same area or something will explode.”—The awesome Mara Wilson chats with us about Matilda, life after child stardom, and her burgeoning Internet celebrity. Bonus: See a clip of Matilda's cast reunited!
“I’m Team Katniss! I literally have been saying that for some time, and I totally think it’s true. In the end, it’s true. It’s all about her, she’s just such a great character that in the end, it has to be Team Katniss.”—Willow Shields — a.k.a. Primrose Everdeen — on whether she’s Team Peeta or Team Gale. Kid’s got a good head on her shoulders.
the ya poll is gonna end up being harry potter versus the fault in our stars. it's so sucky. it's sucky because for so many of us, harry was our childhood. but hazel and gus? our adolescence. let's just go for a tie? :)
Kudos for trying to find a diplomatic solution. Now all we have to do is talk the entire Internet into cooperating!