People said that 'Fight Club' would be impossible to turn into a movie, but I think David Fincher loved that challenge.
My way of being with people is probably incredibly unhealthy, in that I'll be incredibly social, and I won't write a word for maybe a year, and I'll just be with people, going to parties and soaking up stories, and just sort of recharging all of my ideas.
You realize you have no control over how you're perceived.
I live by fallacy. 'If I get enough nice Ikea furniture, I'll be a grown-up.' Then I catch myself. Or, 'If I get off by myself, away from the stress of modern life, I'll be OK.' Then I catch myself.
John Shelton Reed
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr.