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John Updike On Family Affairs

“There is the fear that you somehow neglected to say what was really yours to say”

Interview by - Spring 2002, office in Manhattan

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Maurice Sendak On Being a Kid

“I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I’m still frightened. Everything is the same. Nothing changes.”

Interview by - September 2009, Sendak's home in Connecticut
Interviewed with Ramin Seetodeh

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David Sedaris On Breast Milk and Book Tours

“People would come and defecate on the floor of the dressing room. So I just thought that was his Gap, but I came to find out that it happens in all stores across America. ”

Interview by - June 2009

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Amber Heard On Not Sitting Pretty and Shutting Up

“It’s easier to deal with a woman who is compliant and sweet and sunny and nice and non-confrontational.”

Interview by - 2011. Hotel in New York City

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Peter Straub On His Love for Soap Operas

“I’ll do email and work until 1:30, 2 because at two is the holy hour when I must watch “One Life to Live.” My Soap.”

Interview by - March 2011

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Al Jaffee

Al Jaffee On Drawing Cartoons in the Dirt to Survive

“I was a stranger there. I didn't speak the languages ... but to the rescue came my ability to draw cartoons.”

Interview by - New York City, 2009

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Saïd Sayrafiezadeh On Rejecting His Dad and Socialism

“I asked for the skateboard and it was like ... 'We don't have money but when the revolution comes it'll be fine. They’ll be free.'”

Interview by - June 2009

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