So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation, I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention of ending our brief relationship.
You're raised to think being a mother is an inevitable step in your development but you start to ask yourself questions, because not every woman does want to have children.
When I write, the story is always uppermost in my mind, and I feel that everything must be sacrificed to it. All elegant passages, all the curious details, all the so-called beautiful writing - if they are not truly relevant to what I am trying to say, then they have to go.
You cannot intellectualize yourself out of obsession. You cannot cure yourself of it.
I am lucky because I do fine art, and that is half of my living. And then illustration provides the other half.
You're going to hurt, yes. You're going to have tweaks and problems. But you're a football player; you can play through those.
'48 Hrs.' is very tough and funny.
We've always prided ourselves on putting together a great live show. That's something that means a lot to us because our bread and butter is the live tour.
Memorable people do memorable things. Followers are seldom remembered. The herd mentality is the killer of innovation. When appropriate, be bold in your undertakings.
I don't want to do one of those records where it's like a compilation of a bunch of all sorts of rappers on my beats. I don't find those to be focused albums.