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    If I heard there was a new show, and the creators were writing about how they met, I would be like, "Pass!"
    — Paul Rust
    tags: writing 
     
    A lot of the day-to-day, minute-to-minute struggles are a bit more taken care of, so it allows you to start asking more existential questions like, "What do I want in life? What's going to make me happy?"
    — Paul Rust
    tags: struggle  care  questions 
     
    I think "honest" sometimes gets used to describe a real depiction of real life. I don't think that's necessarily what we're doing. We created these fake characters and we're just trying to figure out what they would do in situations they enter into.
    — Paul Rust
    tags: character  real 
     
    Just the way LA is laid out - 30 miles of disparate neighborhoods - adds to the loneliness of the characters. There's a lot more space to feel isolated in. In Los Angeles, you have to meet the person, then walk out separately to your own cars, and follow the person to their neighborhood, and then pray that street parking isn't going to mess things up.
    — Paul Rust
    My mom was my English teacher in high school. So to be able to bend the rules and be the class clown and get to take on my religion, my mom, and my town all at the same time was glorious. I think the desire to be funny was a mixture of wanting to be liked but also wanting to throw your elbows a bit. If you're cracking a joke in school, it's sort of anti-authority, but it's in the nicest, "Please like me!" way.
    — Paul Rust
    tags: desires  time  funny  rules  school 
     
    Growing up in a small town, in the Midwest, and Catholic: Those are sort of three layers of repression.
    — Paul Rust
    I think a lot of nights together have been spoiled by somebody not being able to find a parking spot and saying, "Why don't we just go home?"
    — Paul Rust
    tags: night  saying 
     
    I gotta say, the Catholic Church has churned out a lot of great artists and directors and actors, so if that's all they do, that's fine by me. If they're good at churning out tortured artists, that's great!
    — Paul Rust
    tags: church  artist 
     
    In your 20s, you're checking your bank account to make sure you're not broke. In your 30s, you're looking at yourself and realizing you're broken.
    — Paul Rust
    tags: broken 
     
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