"12 Years a Slave is two hours of ecstasy!" says Robert Cass of WhoU.com.
"I mean, not that slavery is anything to be ecstatic about. That's not what I'm saying, so please don't think that. Look, for what it's worth, some of my best friends are slaves— I mean, black! Jesus Christ, did I really just say 'slaves' instead of 'blacks'? Goddammit, I meant to say 'black people' just then, not 'blacks'! I'm ... whew, deep breath ... Sorry, everybody. And sorry about taking the Lord's name in vain there. That wasn't cool either. Okay, let me start over: '12 Years a Slave' is two hours of—"
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"What, you consider that a 'spoiler'? If I'd told you that George Clooney dies halfway through the movie, that would be a spoiler, but I didn't, so ...
"Oh, I guess I did.
"Maybe I should've been a pharmeutical rep instead."
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Sunday, October 20, 2013
On the October 3 season premiere of ABC's Scandal, CIA shadow agent Rowan Pope (Joe Morton), who was revealed in the final moments of the second-season finale to be the father of protagonist Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), yells at his daughter, "I do my job so that fatty can watch reality TV, eat fast food, stare at the Internet, screw their husbands or their battery-operated products, and never use their teeny-tiny brains to think about the freedoms that I make possible—never think about the democracy that I make possible!"
Morgan Freeman, your legacy lives on.