Go Ahead Quote Me

Designer Philippe Starck
Designer Philippe Starck
Actor Andie Chen
Actor Andie Chen
Actor Donald Sutherland
Actor Donald Sutherland

I was designing all the time from the age of six or seven, when during the holidays, a pure crystal of boring time, I began making my own toy cars. They were beautiful and they worked. But at school, I felt like I was in jail and I learnt nothing.

DESIGNER PHILIPPE STARCK on being ill-adapted to school


That's 'from the heart'. There's nothing to figure out or reference.

ACTOR ANDIE CHEN on a subversive sex scene in his new movie, Diamond Dogs


I have gotten more ashamed. It's interesting to realise that you are seen as an integral part of a group that many of whom are mendacious, misogynist, bigots, racists, and it's appalling.

ACTOR DONALD SUTHERLAND on being a white man in the Donald Trump era

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 19, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe