I remember when I first met Katherine Bigelow for 'Zero Dark Thirty' – actually, we met for another movie, and that never got made, and then she called me and invited me to 'Zero Dark Thirty'.
Raven-haired writer Emer Martin is giving a lunchtime reading from her fabulous new novel, Baby Zero. Emer Martin is a brilliant writer, very much the real deal. She tells me that every single Irish review of her new book has made passing reference to Cecelia Ahern. Weird, given that Emer is to chick-lit what Shane MacGowan is to sobriety.
It's profoundly disorienting to go from zero to celebrity.
As long as a human being worries about when he will die, and what he has that is his,
When markets are rallying, cash in the portfolio is a drag on performance, returning about zero.
I don't want to be size zero and I'm glad I'm not.
I think we should all be pursuing something of zero regrets, and how do we become greater than we were yesterday.
It was a strange lightness, a drifting feeling. Zero gravity. I understood that everything that once seemed solid and immovable might just float away. And that this was a truth of life, not an illusion in the grieving mind of a child. Everything that is hard and heavy in your world is made up of billions of molecules in constant motion offering the illusion of permanence. But it all tends toward breaking down and falling away. Some things just go more quickly, more surprisingly, than others.
The dark energy is not exactly zero, but the first 122 decimal points are zero. That's crazy. That is really one of the craziest things we've ever discovered.
If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars, it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.
That's totally ridiculous, ... I would say on a scale of 1 to 100 that had zero to do with it. The organization has moved on.
The role of geo-engineering should, in a world of responsibility, in a world of scientifically enlightened decision making and ecological understanding, it should be zero. There is no role for geo-engeneering. Because what is geoengineering but extending the engineering paradigm?