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Patton Oswalt Likens Self to Prisoners of the War on Terror

Patton Oswalt at the dreaded Ratatouille premiere.Photo: Getty Images

"This is how they break people in Guantanamo." —Comedian Patton Oswalt, on being asked the same questions ad nauseum at a Ratatouille press junket [A.V. Club]

"I followed [his] routine exactly, apart from the cocktails, the lunch and the snorkeling." —New 007 author Sebastian Faulks, on modifying Ian Fleming's routine of drinking, dining, diving, and writing [NYT]

"Sometimes I catch a glimpse in hotel rooms or on planes, and think, 'Eurggh, is that what I was doing?'" —Orlando Bloom on why he doesn't watch his own films [Guardian]

"Avril is an accomplished songwriter and it has been my privilege to work with her." —Singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk recants her statement accusing the singer of plagiarism [Billboard]

"People say, 'Why do you want to put a clothespin on your nuts?' You know why? Because that's what I do for a living." —Aaron Eckhart on Method acting [MSNBC]
—Hannah Tucker