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Mad Men’s Sexism Could’ve Been Funnier, Says Bill Clinton

“You ever watch that TV series Mad Men? If I keep watching this program, will I ever find a happy person? Great television. Good drama. But a lot of really painful reminders in that show about how black people were supposed to run the elevators … were supposed to ask permission before they get on an elevator. The way women were treated is appalling, and only occasionally funny to me.” —Bill Clinton [Chicago Sun-Times]

“Ok, favorite moment this year has yet to air yet! I literally cried laughing in every take. You will see Michael as Santa … And yes some people sit on his lap! That’s all I am allowed to say!” —John Krasinski [Boston Globe]

“I made Titanic because I wanted to dive to a shipwreck, not because I particularly wanted to make the movie.” —James Cameron [Playboy]

“I’m definitely never going to be a biker. I’m scared of cars so the idea of riding a motorcycle is just never going to be something that I’m into. I was towed ridiculously while we were filming New Moon. I was on the back of this truck and I probably looked funny doing it. Taylor Lautner rode motorcycles really well. He rides up and skids. I left that to him. I wasn’t about to do that. I don’t think they would even let me.” —Kristen Stewart [Showbiz Spy]

“There is some complex emotional geometry, yes. And Bella’s situation is one of the things I responded to, honestly. It sounds sad but I have been where Bella has, having been dumped. I think everybody has had that experience, unless they are very, very lucky. I often make movies that involve depression or deep holes of sadness, although there are also these other great things in New Moon, like this epic set-piece at the end of the film in Italy.” —Chris Weitz [Telegraph UK]

“The drummer has a really good energy, and he’s an Aquarius like me. I get kind of dorky about the astrology, I hate to admit it.” —Adam Lambert on choosing his band members [RS]

Mad Men’s Sexism Could’ve Been Funnier, Says Bill Clinton