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Cybertalk for the week of June 4, 1999

Online quotes from Carson Daly, Suzanne Somers, James Van Der Beek, and Salman Rushdie

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”It started off as…’Hey! You’re the dude from MTV!’ Then, ‘Hey! You’re Carson!’ Now it’s ‘Hey! You’re that guy from MTV, Carson! You’re a dork!”’
VJ Carson Daly on the progression of stardom, on theglobe.com

”The food is so good, I plan to eat this way until I see the white light! And then I’ll turn on the heavens to my Somerize program!”
Diet guru Suzanne Somers, possibly hallucinating thanks to her health regimen, on BarnesandNoble.com

”I grew up in a small New England town and vacationed on Cape Cod, where the show takes place, and we both come from loving, supportive homes. We also look alike.”
James Van Der Beek on the remarkable similarities between his Dawson’s Creek character and himself, on Entertainment Tonight Online

”To be less famous for the right reason would be greatly preferable.”
Author Salman Rushdie reflecting on fate and fatwas, on BarnesandNoble.com