Go ahead quote me

Alan Moore
Alan Moore
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper

What are these movies doing other than entertaining us with stories and characters that were meant to entertain the 12-year-old boys of 50 years ago? Are we supposed to somehow embody these characters? That's ridiculous.

COMIC-BOOK WRITER ALAN MOORE on superhero movies


I had just done American Sniper and I had only one tuxedo, that didn't fit. I was so nervous that it would rip, so I decided at the last minute to eighty-six (nix) the underwear.

ACTOR BRADLEY COOPER, who went commando for a White House dinner in 2014


I'm very polite. One must be polite. I used to never swear in real life, so I did so in my art.

HONG KONG ARTIST TSANG KIN WAH, who uses strings of obscenities in repeating patterns in his work

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 17, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe