Go Ahead Quote Me

Mary-Louise Parker.
Mary-Louise Parker.
Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
Asap Rocky.
Asap Rocky.

I lose so much money every time I do a play. I would only do theatre, but I have kids. They have feet. They need shoes, which are insanely expensive and last for no time at all.

TELEVISION AND THEATRE STAR MARY-LOUISE PARKER


The thing that really paid off with that is singing those three syllables, The Simpsons. I made a lot of money off that. Kept me in health insurance for the next 30 years.

COMPOSER DANNY ELFMAN who wrote the theme to the animated TV series


It's like seeing yourself 30 or 40 years older and white.

RAPPER ASAP ROCKY on working with singer Rod Stewart

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2015, with the headline 'GoAheadQuoteMe'. Print Edition | Subscribe