Marriage should be a duet when one sings, the other claps.
It doesn't make any sense to me.
This is just the beginning. There are several million tons in the general vicinity (of East Texas).
We're the real estate industry - not the manufacturers.
When you're a cancer survivor, the good thing is that you get checked all the time.
I was shocked. They were going to give me money to make this really odd show? Well, I still had little thought of it going to series, but I thought it was great that my next short film was going to be paid for.
Somebody said us artists have trouble with success because art is derived from struggle. I disagree with that, because truely doing your art is success, whether you make money from it or not.
When I speak to students and they ask how much money you can make in art, as if that is a reason to persue it, I tell them to do something else.
I do not feel any artist can produce great art without putting great personality into it. It is always a piece of you that goes on the screen or the canvass.
Sometimes a serendipitous reaction occurs when a network asks you if you have any ideas for a series, at a time when your creative flow is working in that direction.
When an executive walked on our floor, it was at their own risk. As far as what others thought of working for me, I know I was very tough at times, and would storm down the hall after watching some bad animation from Korea. But overall, I feel we had a good time.
Anyone who knows me, knows I don't walk away from a commitment, but I had a commitment to myself. Yes, there were times Nickelodeon made it more difficult than it needed to be, but there were also times they made it easier.
I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters.
Sometimes things just click. The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show. But yes, we all got along very well.
I think cheese smells funny, but I feel bananas are funny. I'm assuming Swamp told the whole story of the executives seriously asking us to replace the banana with cheese because they thought it was funnier.
Since this was the first and only series I had ever produced, I was unaware of what the Normal environment was for a studio. I tried to run it as I did in my SF studio.