I was just absolutely exhausted. The media said I've been treated for a nervous breakdown. All that stuff I just took as people taking the opportunity when you're down to give you a kick.
Facts and data, rather than opinion, are the two cornerstones of problem solving, and yet they are consistently withheld from the people by American media. We must have facts and data in order to recognize where there is a problem!
When I used to watch comedians with my dad, he laid it all out for me. He wanted to be a comedian himself, and he was so funny. We'd watch stand-up on TV, and he'd tell me the subtext of what they were saying.
Christians have always been fodder for comedians who have tended to portray them as anoraks - slightly clammy, beatifically smiley dullards with barely a personality between them.
The comedian sticks as religiously to her theme as a dancer sticks to a diet.
Science or research is always under pressure to deliver something which can be used immediately for society.
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
Email is having an increasingly pernicious effect. Not only is it having a perceptible effect on productivity, it's skewing what it is we focus on. The immediate increasingly crowds out the important.
I was really interested to see whether we could make predictions or forecasts by listening in on what people were saying on social media.
You write a scene, and it works or it doesn't. It's immediate.
I definitely enjoy being in front of people which gives me that exciting immediate rush.
In 1976, I read a book by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss and knew immediately that I, too, could write a historical romance. It took me a year to complete the manuscript. I was a forty-year-old Scarborough housewife who knew no one in publishing.
In this age of media and Internet access, we are much more talkative than ever before.
Through social media, young people are constantly being pinged about a whole slew of potentially better matches or social activities.
Theatre is immediate, it's alive, you're there with the audience, it can't be done again and again and again and again, it's organic.
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