Who is Mamet?

  • (noun): United States playwright (born in 1947).
    Synonyms: David Mamet

Famous quotes containing the word mamet:

    We respond to a drama to that extent to which it corresponds to our dreamlife.
    —David Mamet (b. 1947)

    The problems of the world, AIDS, cancer, nuclear war, pollution, are, finally, no more solvable than the problem of a tree which has borne fruit: the apples are overripe and they are falling—what can be done?... Nothing can be done, and nothing needs to be done. Something is being done—the organism is preparing to rest.
    —David Mamet (b. 1947)

    We Americans have always considered Hollywood, at best, a sinkhole of depraved venality. And, of course, it is. It is not a Protective Monastery of Aesthetic Truth. It is a place where everything is incredibly expensive.
    —David Mamet (b. 1947)