comes from setting myself
huge, apparently unachievable
and trying to rise above them.
wanted to be an editor or a journalist,
I wasn't really interested
in being an entrepreneur,
but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur
in order to keep my magazine
is really exciting.
In the end, it's more fun
to be the painter
than the paint.
tell a lot of interesting
stories and talk
about my background and have a lot of fun.
We have a lot of pictures.
They actually came to my house
and shot me painting my toenails and doing
dishes. But I never really do the dishes..
thing for me is that everybody felt that
I was really wild
when i was unbalanced and desperate to communicate
something and didn't have a sense of purpose.
But I've never been so crazy and wild as
I am with my son
or as I am now.
I was on the road with John Edwards and
John Kerry, I realized that I got it easy.
get hammered! And it's interesting
because they're the ones who are really
in a public-service position, but [the
are public service now. So that's a bit
of a pain in the ass, and it took a little
bit of getting used to that. But now that
I'm used to it, I just stay home.
try to make each situation specific to the
person. At the beginning of the season,
we come up with, like, 50 to 100 ideas,
which we workshop and then we call around
to see who is interested
in doing something like that. Once we find
the people, we make the bid specific to
them. A lot of it is about where you can
get people to go physically, which is a
little tricky because most actors
are kind of hermits--they like to stay in
I don't watch the TV
shows that are about that. I don't read
that make things up about people.
I know what the truth
is. I don't sort of indulge in my own fodder.
don't really care what they write
its a lot more interesting
to watch a character
go through a transition in a movie.
her and then you almost want to not like
her because she gets mean and gets lost
the darker stuff has greater
potential for drama,
it's always interesting
to investigate things that you might come
across in your own life.
There's a lot of comedy
in Intermission but it's got this depth.
It's not comedy for comedy's sake - it's
by something else. I like stuff like that.
do not have a center, but depend on the
same amount of interest
not an abstractionist. Im not interested
in the relationship
or form or anything else. Im interested
only in expressing
basic human emotions:
tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.
to notice in the last few months that the
available to women
in their thirties
suddenly seem a lot better than the ones
for women in their mid- to late-twenties.
Which makes sense. Women have got more to
say at this point in their lives.
They´ve had a decade of getting to
of making mistakes,
reflecting back to failed
all those things, and as a result,
the characters, the roles, become much more