"The past failure of socialism and the current growing sense that something is amiss in our current economic system should spur us on to consider possibilities associated with a third way—that old alternative that has sparked the imagination of so many Catholic minds."
"Teaching Sunday school wasn't just a research ploy."
"'Thank God I don’t make millions filming one movie per year' is what I say to myself pretty much every morning as I wait on a windy Metro-North platform, about to begin my 45-minute commute into the city."
"The greatest thing that happened to Television Without Pity the entire time I worked there was that Aaron Sorkin got so mad at us that he wrote an entire B-plot of The West Wing about internet forums with draconian moderators (that was us!), in which a character hypothesized that such people are probably 'women in muu-muus smoking Parliaments.' We found this almost intoxicatingly delightful."
"If I gave my kids Post-its with instructions to write down what they were grateful for they’d write 'butts' on every single page and I’d end up yelling."