The film adaptation of the creepy children’s books is a serviceable homage, but it dilutes the power of the original tales.
Constant location sharing is now the norm for some friend groups.
“You see a lot of cliques in the cosplay community ... But what’s been nice about our friendship is that there’s never any competition.”
“I think our society wants older women to sit down, shut up, and go knit somewhere in a corner. And that’s not what we’re doing.”
“The house was a magnet for all kinds of people to come and be with us, because it was such a special place.”
“The only competition in Masonry is to see who can be the better person.”
“Fans are often prone to saying, ‘This band saved my life.’ BTS made us realize we have to save ourselves.”
“What we do—nobody really understands it. I have a lot of friends who don’t work in this space, and they think I’m just having two-hour lunches all day.”
“If I’m onstage with people I’ve been performing with for 20-some years … I never get left hanging.”
“I have a strong sense of public engagement as something that is our moral duty, our social duty, but also is really fun.”
“From the moment I thought Scott might need a kidney, it was just a given to me that I was giving him mine.”
“It’s an excuse for us to constantly keep in touch and not drift away.”
No one’s making them try to read 100 books a year.
“It’s a backwards kind of friendship. You get in with the most vulnerable parts of your heart first.”
“Any little decision, I always have to consult them. There’s never a moment where I’m not considering, What would Jess and Sha tell me to do?”
“The Muppets can often do what humans can’t. They’ve got this special power.”
“Out of that short experience came this wonderful, beautiful relationship. I just love Alan.”
“Everyone in the office was like, ‘Are you the new Courtney? She was amazing.’ And I was like, ‘Oh my God, I have such big shoes to fill.’”
You don’t have to love yourself before you can love someone else.
“In the early days, it was so hard to describe us. People were like, ‘What are you talking about?’”