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Even Hugh Jackman's Wife Is Shit-Talking ‘Viva Laughlin’!

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"If I'm going to fail, I want to fail spectacularly, and it seems like we did." Deborra Lee-Furness, wife of Hugh Jackman, speaking for him on the cancellation of Viva Laughlin [AP]

"I also figured it might give me some leverage at home. I could always say, `Well, Juliette Binoche is attracted to me.' And my wife would say, 'Uh, Steve, the "Real Life" part is just the title of the movie.'" Steve Carell on being Juliette Binoche's love interest in the film Dan in Real Life [Detroit Free Press via PopMatters]

"My sister doesn't talk on the phone. You have to go to her house if you want to talk to her. We live near each other in Chicago and so I just go over and knock." John Cusack on his sister Joan [OK]

"I just quit so I could stay at nice hotels. Generally, I'm on tour two months out of the year, and all the good hotels have gone non-smoking." David Sedaris on why he gave up smoking [Chicago Tribune via PopMatters]

"When I got that Voyager, I said, 'Oh, I'll take a private session with this acting teacher.' And we're going through the scenes, and I'm like, 'Well, what should be my emotionality for this?' And he looked at me and he said, 'Sarah, sometimes you just have to pretend you're running from a laser.'" Sarah Silverman on her dramatic, two-episode acting stint on Star Trek [TV Guide]
—Elizabeth Black