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'Teen Beach Movie' was a lot of fun because we were in Puerto Rico on an island - you can't even call it work!
My parents came from the Kyushu Island in the Southern part of Japan to find work in Tokyo. So we could only afford to live downtown, in a low-income area. It was just by the river, and whenever a typhoon came around, we were under water up to, like, here. That's the kind of place we lived in.
There was the joke about Switzerland being an island surrounded by land. This was never true.
It's a tough life being a pop star. You know, at the end of the day when you've paid all the bills and put the kids through college and that, you know, there's only enough left for a small island off the South Pacific.
I'm from an island, so I've always been near the water. I don't think I could live somewhere far from the sea.
Rick Owens is my desert island designer. I could live in his clothes alone, and I collect Ossie Clark.
By the time May rolls around, I'm probably going to want to spend a month on an island. But if Steven Spielberg or Steven Soderbergh or any number of directors were to say 'Hey, there's this role, are you interested?' I'd be there in a flash.
The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island - innovation, reform, public service.
Donald L. Carcieri
Ireland, in breadth, and for wholesomeness and serenity of climate, far surpasses Britain; for the snow scarcely ever lies there above three days: no man makes hay in the summer for winter's provision, or builds stables for his beasts of burden... the island abounds in milk and honey.
We moved around a bit when I was younger, but I grew up primarily in Rhode Island, in a beautiful seaside community called East Greenwich. It was a small town, and so safe that we rarely locked our doors at night.
That's such a great thing about New York, after growing up in a place and being there for twenty plus years, there's still a whole island to discover.
It wasn't Ginger's Island, it was Gilligan's Island.
Back when I lived in Brooklyn, I'd sometimes take the Q train all the way out to Coney Island and back, and work on my laptop. There's something about pushy New Yorkers looking over your shoulder that really makes you produce sentences.
I knew I couldn't live in America and I wasn't ready to move to Europe so I moved to an island off the coast of America - New York City .
And I've shot in Prince Edward Island winters, I mean, I've shot in some intense, intense temperatures.
For some reason I only crave fruit when I'm in a tropical place - if it's really hot in the summer or if I go to a tropical island for work. But otherwise I really don't crave it.
I don't know why my brain has kept all the words to the Gilligan's Island theme song and has deleted everything about triangles.
I would love to be the poet laureate of Coney Island.
I've been asked over the years to compile a list of desert-island discs. I couldn't do that. If I was trapped on a desert island, I don't think I'd want 10 songs to bring with me.
I love my garlic press; in fact, it is probably my one true desert island gadget. But I'm happy to put it aside whenever the smell and sweet taste of slow-cooked garlic is called for.
Romance is sort of an island right next to care. When you care about someone and you listen to them and you hear them and you can feel them and you know just what's right, and generally it's something that will be very unimpressive to a room of strangers.
My father, who grew up picking olives on the Greek island of Lesbos, was a doctor. So my family expected me to become a physician.
A lot of people prefer to be alone. They would rather be a palm tree on an island. I don't get it.
Jose Andres Puerta
I felt alone out there, like I was on a desert island. I felt like Gilligan.
From 1983 to 2000, William Goren stole more than $30 million from investors on Long Island and in Queens. His favorite targets were widows and retired couples, like Helga and Simon Novack, Holocaust survivors who gave Mr. Goren their life savings.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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