Culture Quotes

For me, sensibility is the location of talent. Sensibility comes first because only with the right kind of sensibility is talent useful. I’ve met many people who are extraordinarily talented but have no capacity to go outside of themselves or their field. I love those people, but they would not succeed in our culture.

Characters work really well when they’re reflective of the times that they’re operating in. To keep these characters static – like Superman was invented in the ’30s, Wonder Woman in the ’40s – if they were still operating under those kinds of constraints, they’d die. These pop cultures, just like Greek myths, they have to reflect the time their stories are being told. That’s what makes them relevant.