Kevin Smith

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If Jersey Girl didn't kill my career, nothing but the grave will.

Kevin Patrick Smith (born 2 August 1970) is an American writer, film director and producer. He often appears in his own films as "Silent Bob".

See also:
Chasing Amy
Clerks
Clerks II
Dogma
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Mallrats

Quotes[edit]

  • God is a great concept, [but it] doesn't work
    • Interview from the movie Fuck (2005)

An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) and An Evening With Kevin Smith: Evening Harder (2006)[edit]

  • Guy from audience: Your wife is your beard!
    Kevin: My wife is my beard isn't she?... Oh, sir, who was it? It was you? That was your move. 'Cause in your head you're going "I'm gonna yell out your wife is your beard and they'll laugh like they laughed at the rock guy!" And you yelled it out, you got it out there, you had the guts to do it and shit, and then I even echoed it for you just in case the cheap seats didn't hear it, and there was fucking crickets, sir.
  • What happened to Riggs?
  • What's your name, new best friend?
    • Talking to a man who's walked up on stage and handed Kevin a bag of Timbits
  • In Hollywood, you just kind of fail upwards.
    • On Jon Peters becoming a producer
  • "[as Tim Burton] Anyone who knows me will tell you that I would never read a comic book." Which, to me, explains fucking Batman.
  • A science fiction movie? I don't know. I think I have made one already... Chasing Amy. Because you go ask any lesbian, that'll never happen. Even if, and probably especially because, the dude is Ben fucking Affleck.

SModcast[edit]

  • There would always be a bunch of fucking grousers and nay-sayers being like "that was uncalled for."
    • On public reaction to George W. Bush calling a news conference and subsequently pulling Osama Bin Laden's head out of a brown paper bag. - SModcast 14:On Guard for Thee
  • "Look at my dick."
    • On what a chicken is likely to say to another chicken were you to successfully hide a microphone in a chicken coop - SModcast 10: Eating a Chicken's Soul
  • Don't get me wrong, I love Schindler's List, but it's not like "Hey, man, let's get loaded and watch Schindler's List." - SModcast 4: Can I get a (Masturbatory) Witness
  • Americans tend to celebrate even the most mediocre or basic accomplishments... It's like weddings to me. Why is that a big deal?... Why do you have to have a big shindig where you're, like, "Look, we're doing it" and everybody applauds and throws shit in your face. - SModcast 1: Fisting Flipper

From Twitter[edit]

  • If JERSEY GIRL didn't kill my career, nothing but the grave will
  • NJ is saying "We love dirty oral on the Down Low, but no going steady."
    • On Gay Marriage not passing in New Jersey.
  • Truth? The latter. But the nice part: the money spends either way.
    • When asked if he was talented or lucky
  • There are no girls like Jen, sir...
    • In response to: "If you were just a fat guy from Jersey & not a director, could you get a girl like Jen?"

External links[edit]

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