Brad Pitt: The Meat in a Churchill-Roosevelt Sandwich

Pitt likes them smart. Photo: Getty Images

"Being in the room with those two women is great fun. It's like sitting down with Roosevelt and Churchill. Only much better-looking." —Brad Pitt on hanging out with Angelina Jolie and Marianne Pearl [Newsweek]

"I scour the world for the best ideas and for the game-changing hit shows and [this] is one of those shows." —NBC Entertainment chairman Ben Silverman on planned English-language telenovela Without Breasts There Is No Paradise [Yahoo]

"It sounds like I belong in a lizard community on the edge of a remote cliff." —Live Free or Die Hard actress Maggie Q on being called "exotic-looking" [LAT]

"I still think that if you analyze most of the school shootings, it is not gun control. It is [psychotropic] drugs at the bottom of it." —Scientologist John Travolta channels Tom Cruise [W]

"I'd thought I had some note that excused me from fatherhood … I'm not really a devoted father, and I don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing. But he is a great little chap."—British musician Nick Lowe on becoming a father at age 56 [PopMatters]
—Hannah Tucker