Adam McKay Quotes

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Adam McKay Quotes

If youre calling yourself a maverick and youre not Dirk Nowitzki, then you are probably not one. In fact, this rule applies to anyone declaring themselves a God-fearing Christian or a Man of the people.
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The crush of lobbyists on Washington and purchase of the media by corporations has created a big business-run government and a worthless press leaving Americans screwed and ill-informed.

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I got the sense that Alabama is a place where people don't want handouts and don't much care for people talking out of the side of their mouth.

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I have no political ax to grind; I just find it absurd that huge billion-dollar corporations can take over elections. I just find it insane that, for instance, we give tax breaks to people like myself making millions of dollars, while there're no tax breaks for working people. That, to me, is not a political issue, that's a life issue.

— Adam McKay

If you're calling yourself a maverick and you're not Dirk Nowitzki, then you are probably not one. In fact, this rule applies to anyone declaring themselves a 'God-fearing Christian' or a 'Man of the people.'

— Adam McKay

We lost our minds in the '80s and '90s; we really as a society just felt that everyone could only care about themselves. There was no responsibility to discuss what's going on in your town, your state, your nation. And it was a blast, it was really fun, but it doesn't work.

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Other than Green Day, we haven't had a lot of protest music over the past few decades.

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I love Paul Rudd.

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Michael Lewis has the amazing ability to take complex formulas and concepts and turn them into page-turners.

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There's nothing more American than movies.

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There's nothing more fun to me than new characters and a new world.

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Things I used to get in trouble for writing at 'SNL,' suddenly other people like it.

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Basically, we used to have a rule at 'Saturday Night Live' that you're not allowed to bring up 'The Simpsons' at the rewrite table, because 'The Simpsons' has done every joke there is. Every week there would be guys going, 'The Simpsons did that.' I go, 'C'mon.' And 'South Park,' too.

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For some reason, people with comedy, any time they can detect a pattern, it kind of freaks them out. 'Those guys are always together!' Yeah, they're a comedy team. Anything they can recognize as a pattern they think is a hole.

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It's just funny that Americans have to contend with 2000 channels, and 60 different specific news sources, and the confusion that it creates, and the junk that we get to see is hilarious.

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For a documentary it's so important to find the characters and to find people who will give you access to film

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You could feel America starting to ease up a little bit on racism, against blacks in certain pockets, and then suddenly The Cosby Show bubbled up and it was the right time for it.

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