one day ben c’s grown up kid will be riding in an elevator and they’ll notice the woman next to them smiling a lot and trying not to giggle until all of a sudden the woman turns around, looks them in the eye and says 'i used to realllllllllly like your dad'
btw that woman will be me
There are so many Moffat quotes floating around Tumblr that the new parody blog Moffat Says managed to slip in under the radar. Every quote on Moffat Says is utterly fake, but much like with articles from the Onion, a small proportion of readers are quick to fall for the joke and believe the content is true.
Just take a look at these Moffat soundbites. Which are from real publicity interviews, and which are Tumblr satire?
On the casting of Karen Gillen as Amy Pond in Doctor Who:
"I thought, ‘Well, she’s really good. It’s just a shame she’s so wee and dumpy.’ … When she was about to come through to the auditions I nipped out for a minute and I saw Karen walking on the corridor towards me and I realised she was 5’11, slim and gorgeous, and I thought, ‘Oh, oh, that’ll probably work.’”
“The world is vastly counted in favour of men at every level—except if you live in a civilised country and you’re sort of educated and middle-class, because then you’re almost certainly junior in your relationship and in a state of permanent, crippled apology. Your preferences are routinely mocked. There’s a huge, unfortunate lack of respect for anything male.”
On the difficulties of writing female characters:
“There’s this issue you’re not allowed to discuss: that women are needy. Men can go for longer, more happily, without women. That’s the truth. We don’t, as little boys, play at being married—we try to avoid it for as long as possible. Meanwhile women are out there hunting for husbands.”
Actually, that one was a trick question. All four of those are genuine Moffat. The real deal. [READ MORE]