Anyone who thinks it's smart to cut immigration is sentencing Australia to poverty.
I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
While in El Paso, I met Mr. Clinton Burk, a native of Texas, who I married in August 1885.
I prepare for auditions differently depending on what it is - what the material is, what the project is, who I'm reading for.
I came in the Dawson's Creek era; it was all about tiny guys who looked like teenagers, and I haven't looked like a teenager ever. So I was, like, auditioning to be their dads. At 25.
I went to ballet school for nine years, and there was an agent for the whole school who happened to be there visiting one of the performances. She suggested an audition.
I think anyone who knows the audio process knows what mixing and mastering is.
I'm not Ang Lee who knows so much about western market and the taste of western audiences.
Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.
I'm always aware of who my core audiences are and I serve that niche.
Audiences are quite happy to be astonished, and they don't care who does that astonishing.
You have to be aware of who you're talking to in an audience.
If you're performing music that is not who you are or where you're at, it is painful. It's painful for the performer and for the audience.
I misdirect the audience, so they have no idea where they are or who they're listening to.
I don't think about who the audience is for my books.
Anybody who makes an outlandish salary obviously attracts attention.
I consider those actors who amaze me are somehow less attractive to me than those actors who move me.
I think girls who insult people are very attractive.
The 1960s was a period when writers in the West began to be aware of the extraordinary eloquence and popular attraction of the Russian poets such as Yevtushenko and Voznesensky - oppositional figures who could draw crowds. The Russian poets recited from memory as a matter of course.
My novels are often about people who are in love or attracted to each other.