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Adam McKay

Top 10 Adam McKay Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 143
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

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

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

Young Never Tom

Tom Brokaw was never young.

- Adam McKay

Never Stardust Would

I would never do 'Stardust Memories' because I don't particularly like that kind of movie - that would be why I wouldn't do that.

- 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

Freedom Creative Huge

Creative freedom is a huge carrot.

- Adam McKay

Sometimes Too Much Idea

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

- 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

Next Will Personal Trainer

I hired a personal trainer to help me lose 25 pounds and get from obese to fat. My next step will be to get from fat to chubby.

- Adam McKay

Think Over Been

For my money, I don't think there's been a better comedy than 'Kung Fu Hustle' in a lot of years. That movie just knocked me over.

- Adam McKay

Three May Hundred

Depending on what state you live in, you may only have right-wing talk radio and FOX or CBN with MSNBC three hundred channels down the dial.

- 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

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

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

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

Luck Doing Studio

Friends give me a hard time about the pants I'm wearing, which are made in China. Well, how do you find the right clothes? Or the right movie studio? The right people giving you checks? Good luck doing the right thing all the time.

- Adam McKay

Color Like Based

Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way.

- 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

Rome Sure Burning

I'm sure when they partied when Rome was burning, that was a really great party.

- Adam McKay