LSD-Tripping Puppetmaster Hits ‘Heroes’

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"It sounds like if Gepetto were on acid." Wendy Melvoin on the theme for The Puppetmaster, an upcoming villain on Heroes [Hollywood Insider/EW]

"Everybody's pretty on this show. This show, I think, has become kind of comic book-y, graphic novel-ly, and I mean that in the best sense." Damian Lewis has no adjectives to describe the relaunch of Life [Philadelphia Daily News]

"It was just inspiring, though, because now, going forward with the videos that I'm doing now, I can really go there and do something crazy and see what happens." Britney Spears promises to do "something crazy" after winning a VMA for "Piece of Me" [People]

"We're trying to entertain people with interesting characters placed into exciting situations, not bore them." J.J. Abrams responds to the pencil-necked scientific community's criticisms of Fringe [USA Today]

"It's an intelligent love scene. A thinking-man's love scene." Kat Dennings on her off-screen love scene with Michael Cera in Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist [A.V. Club]

"The demographic is not what people think it is. It's not 18- to 25-year-old pasty-faced boys in their parents' basements at their computers." Amanda Tapping, star of Sci-Fi's Sanctuary [AP via MSNBC]