"It was an absolute passion to actually make it in Cuba where everything that is in the script happened, where the finca (farm) is where (Hemingway) lived, where his boat was, all the spots from the Morro castle to Cojimar where he fished." — Bob Yari, director of the Ernest Hemingway biopic "Papa" which is the first American full-length feature film to be shot in Cuba since 1959.
"Every single one of us in the troupe, every single circus performer, knows that they are risking their lives every time they go out there to perform or practice. We hope it doesn't happen, but we know that we are taking that risk, and we love it enough to take that risk every day to make people happy." — Samantha Pitard, one of the 8 acrobats who plummeted 20 feet to the ground during a circus stunt.
"We need to stay out of people's bedrooms." Bob Finch, a 57-year-old Democrat from Lee County, North Carolina. The Democratic primary race in the 2nd Congressional District between openly-gay "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken and textile entrepreneur Keith Crisco was too close to call.