Go ahead quote me

Stephen Colbert.
Stephen Colbert.
Mavis Staples.
Mavis Staples.
David Schwimmer.
David Schwimmer.

Is it really necessary to show us photos or rolling video of a terrorist exploding? That really seems like advertising for someone's cause in a way that they may like. I don't think we need to see that.

THE LATE SHOW HOST STEPHEN COLBERT on the media reporting of the Istanbul bombing


I started crying, I hit the floor, I asked my manager, 'Are you sure?'

MAVIS STAPLES on being the second gospel singer to get a Kennedy Center honour


Is the character someone who I really love and feel like I'll be challenged by playing? Is the showrunner someone I can see being married to for six or seven years?

ACTOR DAVID SCHWIMMER on what he looks for before committing to a television series

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe