Go ahead quote me

John Oliver.
John Oliver.
Maggie Cheung.
Maggie Cheung.
Leon Lai.
Leon Lai.

"We are not competing against them at all. We're competing against people sleeping. Our main competition is drowsiness at the end of the week."

— LAST WEEK TONIGHT COMEDIAN JOHN OLIVER, asked about other late-night shows


"I would work all day, work all night, go to bed and dream about the lives of the characters. I never had a dream that I was in anymore."

— FULL HOUSE CREATOR JEFF FRANKLIN on his obsession with the series


"Andy Lau and others are older than me, and still so impressive on stage. How can I be afraid? Jackie Chan is also around, so is Maggie Cheung. I have nothing to worry about."

— SINGER-ACTOR LEON LAI, 49, on ageing

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 20, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe