Archive for 2019

Just Let It Go, Man. Just Let It Go.

New Zealand model Nicky Watson, croakily: I’ve been looking for my lost dog for days. I’ve been all over the area day and night, calling, ‘Cricket, Cricket,’ trying to find my poor Cricket.
Interviewer: You’re hoarse.
Nicky Watson: No, my chihuahua.

–Current affairs TV show in New Zealand

Overheard by: kiwibloke

The Most Pretentious Sentence Ever

Quentin Tarantino: I’ve always had a thought maybe that I might have been Shakespeare in another life. I don’t really believe that 100%, and I don’t really care about Shakespeare, I’ve never been into Shakespeare, but then people are constantly bringing up all of these qualities in my work that mirror Shakespearean tragedies and moments and themes.

–GQ

Pretty in Pickin' 'Em Off

Dan Rather: Barbara [Walters] has the exterior of a debutante but the heart of an assassin.

–http://nymag.com/news/features/28519/index.html

It's About Damned Time

George Bush, asked if he could speak French: No, I can’t. I can barely speak English.

–http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/12/us/12bush.html