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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?

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Sometimes Too Much Idea

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

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Freedom Creative Huge

Creative freedom is a huge carrot.

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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

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

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

Color Like Based

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

- 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

Big Screwed Lobbyists

The crush of lobbyists on Washington and purchase of the media by corporations has created a big business-run government and a worthless press leaving Americans screwed and ill-informed.

- 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

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

Rome Sure Burning

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

- 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

Need More Larger

With the derivatives market larger than ever, we need way more regulation of Wall Street, not less.

- Adam McKay

Dumb Sophisticated Assault

I don't want to speak for my movies; you could say my movies are just completely silly and dumb, but in the case of 'Idiocracy' and 'Borat,' without a doubt there is a really subversive and sophisticated assault on American culture.

- Adam McKay

Political Dollars Instance

I have no political ax to grind; I just find it absurd that huge billion-dollar corporations can take over elections. I just find it insane that, for instance, we give tax breaks to people like myself making millions of dollars, while there're no tax breaks for working people. That, to me, is not a political issue, that's a life issue.

- Adam McKay

New Deal Been

Since FDR's New Deal, corporations and wealthy families have been non-stop finding new ways to get tax breaks, deregulation and entitlements from the government.

- 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

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