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I'm an optimist.
I'm just quizzical about how things work and why things are.
I've been breeding Dobies for years. Almost won the breed in Westminster at one time.
I've got rock 'n' roll in my blood.
I've never not appeared in front of a live audience for any longer period than a month or two.
My dad died of a stroke.
My dad was good with actions.
No matter how prosaic something is that you've done and been a part of again and again, there is so much more there that you haven't seen.
Tabloid stuff just offends.
The actor is in the hands of a lot of other people, over which he has no control.
The problem is I don't know anything or anyone. I am so focused on the immediate picture in front of me.
There's too many people in the world.
Every piece of entertainment is made with the idea that 'This is going to be terrific' and 'This is the best thing I've ever done' and then it hits the public and then the public tells you whether it's good or bad.
There's a joy and a pain about directing where the dreams you have are becoming concrete but the attention to detail, the need for time is such that it's overwhelming at times, and the stream of responsibility.
I know very little about the viral, electronic world, but I use Twitter to communicate not only information that I think some of the fans want to hear about but also ideas.
I think that prog rock is the science fiction of music. Science fiction speculates on what the future might be and look like and how we'll get there, and yet there's always a central theme of humanity, or there should be. Progressive rock has the same concept of exploration into the parts of the music world that hasn't been explored.
Voice acting is very interesting, I've done several animated projects, and you have to make the voice reflect the character and try and do as much with a word as you can with a look in a live-action film.
I don't know how I got to this point but it must be as a result of everything that has come before so if I were to change something, I might not be at this point now.
I watch movies and sports. I can count on the fingers of my hand the number of times I have watched an hour show. I never watch a half-hour show, and I never watch myself.
In entertainment, whether it's movies or television or whatever, I'm a great audience, but I don't remember the names of the people I've seen or the groups that I've heard.
Spencer Tracy was a man who did very much what I do on a set, and that is, he comes down and he does his job, and then he goes back to his dressing room.
With three kids, it was always very, very tight, and it was always a scramble for what was my next job. So I learned never to go into debt because I don't want those monthly payments to preoccupy my thoughts.
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