Go ahead quote me

We didn't make a Molotov cocktail; we didn't loot no buildings or burn 'em down or none of that. All we did was make music.''

RAPPER ICE CUBE on how his music was a form of non-violent protest

We met during the early Pistols. We had such a good row, we were both interested in continuing it.''

FORMER SEX PISTOLS LEAD SINGER JOHN LYDON on how he met his wife, publishing heiress Nora Forster

I could probably get into Indonesia without incident. I'm just not sure I would get out alive again.''

JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER, director of The Act Of Killing, the 2012 film about the 1965 Indonesian genocide

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