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Diablo Cody, Self-Proclaimed Idiot Savant

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“I hate the idea that I’m some sort of self-invented Gatsby-type figure who clawed her way to the top. I have done nothing of the sort. I’m Forrest Gump.” Diablo Cody, not yet tired of giving good quotes [LAT]

“At the end of the day, when it’s all summed up, he was uniquely Pimp.” Bun B on Pimp C and the artists who influenced him [MTV]

“That’s why I voted for the strike. Purely to try to save Cavemen.” —Cavemen co-creator Bill Martin on the strike’s unexpected benefits [NYT]

“I said, ‘You probably won’t agree with this, Chelsea, but this play probably proves the empowerment of women.’ And she said, ‘Well, I didn’t quite see it that way.’” Ian McShane discusses The Homecoming with Chelsea Clinton [NYT]

“Imagine all the stuff I don’t put into my music because I can’t find a word to rhyme with ‘plethora.’” Lupe Fiasco on the novel he’s writing about a window-washer [VV]

“We ran out of stuff to shoot.” Milo Ventimiglia explains the disappointing Heroes finale [AP]

Diablo Cody, Self-Proclaimed Idiot Savant