Jay-Z to Fight Lil Mama

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"What I’mma do, fight Lil Mama?” —Jay-Z on having his performance interrupted by Lil Mama at the VMAs [Showbiz Spy]

"In one scene, it's just me and Dan Castellaneta talking to each other. All I could think of was, 'I'm acting with Homer right now.' It was the most surreal, amazing experience." —Seth Rogen on his Simpsons episode [USAT]

"Play with my children. That was it. I was also writing some stuff — but the kind of writing that you see on book jackets, where you’re in black and white, wearing a cardigan in your hundred-year-old office. Back-lit writing, not back-lot writing." —Joss Whedon on what his summer plans were before Dollhouse got picked up [Complex]

“I’ve been an atheist all my life but I always knew that if my mum asked me when she was dying if there was a heaven I’d say yes. I’d lie. I think that’s how religion started — as a good lie. If you’re not an atheist you can watch The Invention of Lying without getting angry. I watch films about angels, love ’em. I don’t think you have to treat something that comes down on one side as propaganda.” —Ricky Gervais on religion [Showbiz Spy]

"I'm kind of thinking I want to do my record like a mesh between 'Lovefool' by the Cardigans and 'The Sign' by Ace of Base. I want to make songs that people want to hold hands and roller-skate to." —Katy Perry, aspiring Swede [Contact Music]

"I would like to be 70 years old and lay on the piano and have a whiskey and be, like, 'give Mama a kiss.'" —Lykke Li on her ultimate ambition [Movies Blog/MTV]