Find the best quotes by Graydon Carter.
Where past generations had film cameras, scrapbooks, notebooks, and that part of the brain which stores memories, we now have a smartphone app for every…
War is a form of really bad manners, in a strange way. Invading a country I think is just the worst possible manners. ‘You’re not…
The greatest thing that prepared me for editing ‘Vanity Fair’ was having four kids because you just learn to subjugate your ego with the greater…
Television offers a range and scope, and a degree of creativity and daring, that the bottom-line, global-audience-obsessed, brand-driven movie industry just can’t compete with.
Somewhere along the way, New York became all about money. Or rather, it was always about money, but it wasn’t all about money, if you…
New York has arguably become the quintessential 1 percent city, a city that has been so given over to the rich that you now have…
In 2004, I wrote ‘What We’ve Lost,’ a book about the Bush administration. It sold only reasonably well, in part, I think, because the book…
I might wear a dinner jacket once a year to our Oscar party – that’s a big thing – but I don’t go to parties.…
I think the movie business is in trouble. It’s all movies that you’ve seen before. Everything’s a remake; they want things that are familiar rather…
Former vice president Al Gore has devoted his post-administration years to a mission to tell the world about global warming. It’s funny, but in his…
Cod is more responsible for the discovery of the New World than almost anything else. Drove the Vikings across the North Atlantic, and John Cabot…
As any journalist will tell you, there are few professional situations as vexing as when a friend becomes involved in a major story that you…
What do you call an electorate that seems prone to acting out irrationally, is full of inchoate rage, and is constantly throwing fits and tantrums?…
Americans who grew up in the 1930s or 1940s still have some fleeting memory of what the country was like before it became the steroidal…
To discuss a Martin Amis book, you must first discuss the orchestrated release of a Martin Amis book. In London, which rightly prides itself on…
Those who remember New York in the 1970s, as I do, look back on a city that had hit a very rough patch – decaying,…
‘The Guardian,’ with its deep journalistic traditions, is careful about context and explanation. It sees itself as a gatekeeper, and it worries about consequences.
The fact is that movie stars are as insecure as the rest of us – if not more so. Many live in a luxurious bubble…
The danger of leaving overwhelming wealth and power in the grasp of a small minority is a lesson that leaders such as ousted Tunisian president…
I’m losing my hair. I’m overweight. It’s not like that’s at the top of the list when women go looking for a man. It’s like…
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