quote by Greg Giraldo

The Japanese scientists just found a 25,000-year-old mammoth in the ice in Siberia, and they're about to clone it... You think the Japanese of all people would want nothing to do with prehistoric animals after what happened with Godzilla.

— Greg Giraldo

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I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads.

When I hit the bong I'm Godzilla takin' over Hong Kong Eatin' wonton with a shotgun in long johns.

In the anarchic world of international politics, it is better to be Godzilla than Bambi.

I'm part of the first generation who grew up with manga [comics] and anime [animation], you know, after 'Godzilla.' I was absorbed with Ultraman on TV and in manga. The profession of game designer was created really recently. If it didn't exist, I'd probably be making anime.

I always root for the monster.

Godzilla. The big, green G-man has had a profound influence on my creative endeavors and imagination since I was blueberry-avoiding kid.

Going to see Godzilla at the Palais of the Cannes Film Festival is like attending a satanic ritual in St. Peter's Basilica.

Buddha might be the one thing that could settle Godzilla down.

He might say, "Listen Godzilla, you don't have to do all this. Just chill out a little bit and everything will be fine".

If Donald Trump and the Wicked Witch of the West had a kid, it would be Jayne-Anne. She looks like a librarian with some money and good taste in clothes but underneath the Verace, she's Godzilla with tits.

The answer for healthcare is market incentives, not healthcare by a Godzilla-sized government bureaucracy.

The first movie that I saw was Godzilla and I loved it.

I believe we are deluded about alternative energy.

The key is, whatever we do, we're going to have to do on a very modest scale. It's all about scale. We're not going to build giant wind farms with Godzilla-sized turbines all over the place. That's a fantasy.

Godzilla's a monster for the '90s. He's been working out.

I met Jonah Lomu. I never knew how huge he was. I felt like a peasant in a Godzilla movie. 'Quickly! Tell the other villagers! We go now!'

Godzilla was the most masterful of all dinosaur movies because it made you believe it was really happening.

I did three or four weeks of work on 'Godzilla' it wasn't a page-one rewrite or anything like that. The term is 'script doctoring,' is what I did on it.

You know that for sure because Godzilla was killed by an ordinary missile.

He spends most of that film dodging them but then the Army finally gets a bead on him and they shoot a missile at him and he blows up and dies, and that's not what Godzilla is. Godzilla is supposed to be a thing that you can't possibly kill, no matter how hard you try.

He stomped away like a pint-sized Godzilla looking for Tokyo.

I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character and the humans didn't either. They forgot to make the movie that went along with all these wonderful effects.

Let's look different! I like monster movies, so why can't I have Godzilla's face on my boots?

There are shots that I had to walk away from because we had to get the movie in the theaters. There are some in "Independence Day" and "Godzilla," but lately I got smart. I would plan it so I had enough time [to get it right]. That just comes with experience.

I love Godzilla, but my favorite was on this TV Show, Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot. I used to love the idea of having a giant robot under my control. That was like a dream come true for a kid.

I mean Godzilla is eternally pissed off at everything but of course he's gonna be because every time he pops out of the water for a look around somebody is firing a missile at him. Buddha would probably have to act as a mediator between the people and Godzilla.

So that's Godzilla, he's ultimately going to get you regardless of what you do.

Maybe the people who made the American Godzilla film were scared of that. They didn't want him to represent that, to represent something we couldn't deal with because, "We're American's, we can deal with anything".

I really thought Reagan was going to push the button and blow us all up.

It was scary. So when they did the 1998 American Godzilla film, Hollywood didn't understand what Godzilla was.

Godzilla also represents the fear of nuclear annihilation, which was something that was big in my mind at the time. It was something that the people of this forthcoming generation haven't had to live with, but people around my age grew up with the idea that we could all be blown up at any minute. That's also what got me into hardcore music.

When I first started watching Godzilla, I was a kid and a big dinosaur freak and was like, "Oh my gosh, there's a big dinosaur." So I immediately got into Godzilla. What I like about it are some of the things people often think are negative aspects.

I know Busta Rhymes for about a year now and we did a song together and we got an album together which is called "Godzilla vs. King Kong", which is going to be me and Busta. That was really the first time we rocked together on stage.

Megachurches. I can't be the only one frightened when our houses of worship sound like they could take on Godzilla.

When you watch Monsters you understand that the effects he did on his laptop were in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, I was astounded.More than a few people said to me, "That's kind of a crazy thing to go from that level of film and then hand over Godzilla".

I don't want to talk about anybody else's movie, but I understand fan skepticism when you're like, "Oh yeah, a Godzilla movie." Which, by the way, our first movie was Batman Begins and was not dissimilar from questions and conversations from people about where the Batman franchise was, so I get it.

When it was time to talk about Warcraft we took our time, we knew what the story was going to be, we had a field general in Duncan Jones. Same thing with Godzilla, we kind of measured twice, cut once.

Godzilla it's not a remake, it's our chapter.

I think what I'm most excited about is all the principles that we laid out in the beginning, I feel like we were able to hit on those things.

With Godzilla, I've been a huge fan my whole life.

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