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Adam McKay

Top 10 Adam McKay Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 143
Guns Religious Other

George W. Bush was a silver spoon dolt with no record to speak of other than bankruptcy and selling tropical plants, and we let him sail into the White House, but Barack talks about religious fundamentalism and guns being prevalent in poor areas, and we roast him for weeks?

- Adam McKay

Accurate Mention Would

Benito Mussolini created the word 'fascism.' He defined it as 'the merging of the state and the corporation.' He also said a more accurate word would be 'corporatism.' This was the definition in Webster's up until 1987 when a corporation bought Webster's and changed it to exclude any mention of corporations.

- Adam McKay

Sometimes Too Much Idea

A lot of shorts spend too much time setting up the idea; sometimes they meander.

- Adam McKay

Moment Show Had

I guess HBO did a giant 'War in the Pacific' mini-series that cost, like, a fortune, and there was a little moment where they literally had no money. And even though the show had become kind of a cult hit, there was an issue of whether they could actually afford to do it.

- Adam McKay

Great Director Also

David O. Russell is probably my favorite filmmaker. He's not only a great director, but he's also a great writer.

- Adam McKay

Happen Within Same Time

'Firewall' seems both scary and protective at the same time. And how often does that happen within one word besides 'military' and 'government?'

- Adam McKay

Listen Audience Them

As far as how much you listen to the audience, you listen to them when they really hate something.

- Adam McKay

Director Tone Set

All you can really do as director is sort of set a tone.

- Adam McKay

Movies Blazing Ever

'Blazing Saddles' is one of the funniest movies ever made.

- Adam McKay

Reason Always Some

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.

- Adam McKay

Topical Before Relates

As far as what makes a viral video, then it's gotta be something that you've either never seen before, a fresh piece of comedy, or something that relates to something topical.

- Adam McKay

Cut Rather Billionaires

Arnold Schwarzenegger cut teacher's salaries and parks and libraries rather than raise taxes for the many California millionaires and billionaires.

- Adam McKay

Fact Been Billions

Billions have been spent for one purpose and one purpose only: to obscure and distract from the fact that Mitt Romney is backing the identical agenda George W. Bush did.

- Adam McKay

Country Nation Identify

America is a country that prides itself on being able to identify a 'straight shooter' or 'the genuine article' when it comes to our leaders. As a nation, we can 'feel it in our gut' when someone is giving us a bum steer.

- Adam McKay

Young Never Tom

Tom Brokaw was never young.

- Adam McKay

People Famous Celebrities

Celebrities and 'famous' people are just regular folks. I know, it's a shocking and potentially dangerous statement.

- Adam McKay

Week Saturday South

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.

- Adam McKay

Yelling Having Lot

Having a guy on a microphone yelling lines at you is counter to a lot of acting techniques.

- Adam McKay

Thought Always Bush

I always thought George Bush was more oblivious than mean, but oblivious can quickly go to mean.

- Adam McKay

Powerful Vote Our

All we have is our vote. But it's powerful.

- Adam McKay