"I think there's an instinct to make grotesque horror films that are purely carnal, like the 'Saw' movies."
"As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer."
"Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at Bennington in the 1970s), I am hyper-aware of the often grotesque disconnect between commentary on the arts and the actual practice or production of the arts."
"Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself."
"People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something."
"Taxes are like abortion, and not just because both are grotesque procedures supported by Democrats. You're for them or against them. Taxes go up or down government raises taxes or lowers them. But Democrats will not let the words 'abortion' or 'tax hikes' pass their lips."