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" The Magic Castle is not a place that people know nationally, but as soon as you move to L.A., you hear people talk about it. "
" I always liked the 'Mad Men' philosophy where people don't really change. "
" Most relationships probably start with people going, 'Meh, it's probably best not to be embarking in this relationship.' We do it, though, because our brains are wired to make babies or whatever. "
" The first text I ever got was somebody breaking plans on a first date. That was, like, the worst way to be introduced to a new technology is with rejection. "
" The first three times we met, I don't think I remembered anything. I was just in this daze like, 'Oh my gosh, I'm sitting here with Paul Reubens.' And I kept almost calling him Pee-wee. "
" I was such a fan of Quentin's growing up. I remembered I wanted to see 'Pulp Fiction' so badly, but my mom had seen it, and even though she loved it, she just thought it wasn't appropriate for a 13-year-old. "
" Conflict comes from a person's own actions, not what someone else does to them. "
" I think the desire to be funny was a mixture of wanting to be liked but also wanting to throw your elbows a bit. "
" At one point, I just decided that it might be more creatively rewarding to put my time into writing on stuff that I could really be proud of rather than trying to get a one-episode part on 'Modern Family' or something. "
" I want to give every single character the dimensions and complexity of a main character. "
" I'm sure that it's a universal experience, but I wonder if it gets exacerbated more in Los Angeles, where people are constantly looking over at the other people, going, 'Why don't I have that? I want that. Their table looks warmer.' "
" Every day, I thanked my lucky stars that I got to work with Gillian Jacobs, who is such an amazing actor and brings so much depth to everything that we do. "
" I'm not the first person to talk about this, but L.A. is just sort of a weird city because it's just a bunch of little towns put together under the umbrella of L.A. So people feel disconnected from each other and far apart, and in a relationship, that can also be a thing. "
" The thing that I get most excited about is that it does feel like a new realm of storytelling is being created before everybody's eyes. You can do something that's not exactly a movie and not exactly a TV show, something in between. "
" Scott Aukerman and Judd Apatow are two people who I owe a lot to, and it's always great to work with Scott whenever I can. "
" In real life, a relationship takes a long time. Either somebody is involved with somebody else, and that's ending, or somebody's hung up on an ex, or your job isn't going right, and so you're focused more on that than relationships. It just takes a lot for two people to get together. "
" It's such a thrill in a relationship to be able to collaborate creatively. It's very romantic, and I like it. "
" My sweet spot, the stuff I like the most, is hopeful melancholy. Optimistic melancholy. "
" Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens are two people who I'd be more than happy to learn from because I think they're geniuses at what they do. "
" My mom did this really cool thing: when 'Pulp Fiction' came out on video, she made, like, a 'mommy edit.' She took two VCRs and dubbed 'Pulp Fiction' from one tape to the next and edited out all the parts she thought were unsuitable for a kid. It was basically, like, the opening and ending credits. "
" I wrote on the fourth season of 'Arrested Development.' "
" I don't believe in love at first sight. "
" I think it's sort of rare in TV shows or movies to see people being vulnerable. That's sort of scary to an audience. "
" It's funny; before I started writing professionally, I had a job logging video footage for behind-the-scenes footage for special features. "
" I was going to go to a midnight screening of 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure' in college, and it's the sort of thing where people dress up. So I got dressed up, and then I got lost. I was speeding, and a cop pulled me over while I was wearing a Pee-wee suit. That's a hard ticket to get out of. "
" Things are constantly in flux and changing, and as crazy-making as that can be, it's also the thing that can get you through tough times - 'Well, things change.' "
" With Quentin Tarantino, he makes movies imagining himself as the audience. To be specific and true to what he wants resonates to people who like his movies. "
" I came of age right around the time that the sort of priced-to-own VHS world began, and so the movies that you really enjoyed, you were able to kind of watch as many times as you wanted. "
" If you watch most of the stuff on TV and in movies, it's usually put-down humor. It's like somebody being mean or cynical or thoughtless to another person. I never wanted to be that type of comedian. "
" It made me proud to know I'd join a long gallery of actors covered in blood in movies. "
" In real life, there are some times where a partner has cheated on somebody, and that person never found out about it. I have to imagine that that's happened before. It's a thing we don't really want to think about, because it's maybe the most painful thing to think about in a relationship - 'What if I've been cheated on and never knew?' "