”When I produce…I hire myself, which is kind of nice. You create your own job, then you don’t have to go through that [auditioning] process.”</P

— Riding in Cars With Boys’ DREW BARRYMORE on landing movie roles, on Entertainment Tonight Online

”The Billy Joel thing — I don’t understand that comparison…. It’s like a way to write me off: ‘Well, he sounds like Billy Joel.’…So why is that supposed to be offensive? Someone who sings his ass off and plays his ass off and writes great songs, and that’s supposed to be a problem? But I understand it. He’s not cool. He’s not relevant right now. But it p — -es me off because it’s meant as a dig but I think he’s better than I am.”

— Downtown rocker BEN FOLDS on uptown guy Joel, on Entertainment Weekly Online