Alan Mann: Issues are shit we use as an excuse to run good stories. "Judge Grabs Female Attorney's Tits. "The sex discrimination "issue." "Nine-year-old Shoots Brother With Uzi." The child violence "issue." People want to read about sex organs and blood.
Henry Lowenstein: Well, speak of the devil! Alan tells me I'm paying you too much.
Steve Everett: You can rest assured I'm frittering it away on women and booze.
Henry Lowenstein: You're a real dyed-in-the-wool son of a bitch. Anybody ever tell you that?
Steve Everett: Just close friends and family.
Alan Mann: Look, if he comes to me for your ass, I'm going to have to give it to him. Then you'll just be a hole, with no ass around it.