At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations.
It’s a funny thing that when a man hasn’t anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
The funny thing is that I used to be a blogger, but it wasn’t known as ‘blogging’ at that time. This was in the ’99/2000 time frame.
The idea of me being an icon or something is a very funny thing, just because of my own weird insecurities. But, yeah… probably because I toiled away being nothing for so long.
The funny thing about directing is that you have your own opinions, but it’s a collaboration. Directing is a group effort. Even though you might think something works, the smartest thing you can do as a director is try and weigh the opinions of the people around you.
The funny thing with Ophelia is that I remembered her being this really cool, awesome female character when I read ‘Hamlet’ in high school, and when I went back and read it, no, she’s not.
It’s a funny thing about me. I don’t have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
The funny thing about insane people is that it is kind of the opposite of being a celebrity. Nobody envies you.
Experience is a funny thing. You don’t always have it when you need it.
Death isn’t a funny thing. We’re all lucky to be living.