"I didn't spend all those years playing Dungeons & Dragons and not learn a little something about courage."
--X-Files, "Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space' "
"I have been chosen!"
"I saw a werewolf drinking a piña colada at Trader Vic's /
And his hair was perfect."
--Warren Zevon, "Werewolves of London"
"I want to be a clone"
--Steve Taylor, from the song of the same title
"I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered. My life is my own."
-- No. 6, The Prisoner
"I'd like to leave you with something positive, but I can't think of anything positive to say. Would you take two negatives?"
--Woody Allen, in a standup routine
"Immortality is what I'm buyin' /
But I'd rather be immortal /
By not dyin' "
--Steve Taylor, "Am I In Synch" (after Woody Allen)
"I had one of those days where I wish I had chosen an easier career like brain surgery or less nerve wracking like bomb disposal."
--Bill Neal, a librarian at the University of South Carolina & Midlands Technical College, in a message on the Autocat mailing list, March 7, 1997
"It's a Marvel-comic-book, Saturday-matinee fairy tale, boy"
--Steve Taylor, "Hero"
Feudalism: Serf & Turf