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Setting goals can blind you to opportunities. You might be trying to get to point C. When opportunity B comes, you don't even look at it because you're going straight to C.
There's times when I'll see a show, or something cooking on TV, and think, 'That can really be fun when it's working.' But it's a grind. I did that at NBC, it was five days a week. I was doing 'Talk Soup' and 'Later' at the same time. It's a hard job, more difficult than people realize.
You learn more about a person from the people around that person than you do from the person themselves. We all have our own ideas of who we are that may or may not be justified, and you can really find out a heck of a lot more accurately from the people around an individual.
I'm happy to report that everybody whose face I've wanted to punch on Earth has already been punched.
Everybody's family has problems.
Good scripts and interesting stories are hard enough to find.
I can't not find humor in elements of most parts of life, but at the same time nothing ever seems perpetually funny to me.
I don't consider a lot of actors that I really admire movie stars.
I have a very well organized closet.
I have always been interested in the concept of ruin.
I like complicated characters.
I like the classics!
I was always explaining why my term papers were never on time. I think that's where I got my acting training!
I was just a quiet kid, really. I wasn't the class clown at all.
I've always thought Mexico City was incredibly dynamic.
I've never felt like my career has been on fire.
It's not easy to tell a story about writers and make that feel like a complete story and an interesting story.
Talking about corporations - they're so big. There's not a person at a corporation.
There's no harmony in most people in a way, and I'm attracted to it, and I think it makes for good storytelling.
Ultimately, I'm not so sure that, as a person, I'm all that interesting.
Well, I don't know what image people have of me.
Whenever Hollywood gets involved with real life events, certain liberties have to be taken.
You don't get to pick your partners in families; you get assigned a seat at the table.
I do give a great deal of forethought and zone in on character and all sorts of things like that. Never before have I just stuffed something away in the back cupboard of my brain because it was just such a crazy concept.
I don't think there's any connection between my journalism career and my film career. They are two totally different mediums and very different skills.
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