Go ahead quote me

Kate Mckinnon.
Kate Mckinnon.
Jaycee Chan.
Jaycee Chan.
Hugh Grant.
Hugh Grant.

I look at a politician or a scientist and think, they're creating the content of humanity. I can't believe I get to even comment on this in some small way. Comedy has become, I think, a very important branch of public intellectualism. But it still ain't Washington.

GHOSTBUSTERS ACTRESS KATE MCKINNON


Our previous efforts are gone. We have to renew our efforts for everyone to see, with our actions.

JAYCEE CHAN on what he and fellow actor Kai Ko are working on after their drug arrests


I got on the plane to go home, opened a newspaper reading the football results - and burst into tears, and I couldn't stop crying for three weeks.

ACTOR HUGH GRANT revealing that he suffered a nervous breakdown in 2007

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 10, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe