Due to Time Constraints, Concert Audiences Will Miss Out on the Wisdom of Def Leppard Singer Joe Elliot

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"I remember it like it was yesterday ... no, three days ago." Photo: Getty Images

"We're going out with three bands, which limits the amount of time we can play to about 90 minutes. When you do your greatest hits and some new material or extra stuff you might throw in, you have got to push and shove and clamp down. No big long speeches from moi.” —Joe Elliot on Def Leppard's upcoming summer tour [Billboard]

"If I could just do anything, like if they handed me the keys to the kingdom, I'd probably want to do a very hard, insane fantasy sci-fi CGI musical. Musical gets in there every time."—Joss Whedon on the project of his dreams [TV Guide]

"Stevie's albums and his songs became the soundtrack of my youth. And through them I found peace and inspiration, especially in difficult times. I think it's fair to say that if I was not a Stevie Wonder fan, Michelle might not have dated me. We might not have married. So the fact that we agreed on Stevie, was part of the essence of our courtship." —President Obama on the man who brought Michelle and him together [PBS via Guardian UK]

"They told me what they had planned just before the last couple of episodes I filmed. I was a little disappointed, but what a way to go, huh? I think it’s ironic to have survived five years on The Sopranos and then to be whacked on the second season of Damages. Bummer, right?" —Tom Aldridge on the death of his Damages character, Uncle Pete [LAT]

"This is not a therapy show; it's a comedy show. After nine years of marriage, I have discovered that the comedic potential of this subject is quite rich." —Jerry Seinfeld on his new reality show, Marriage [USAT]

"There's going to be an episode where you get to see this aggressive tendency. With CSI, you can never worry about being too dark." —Laurence Fishburne on releasing Dr. Raymond Langston's dark side on this season's CSI [TV Guide]