Best Quotes by Eric Kripke

By | April 23, 2017

It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.

Eric Kripke

People simply don’t make eye contact anymore.

Eric Kripke

Religion and gods and beliefs – for me, it all comes down to your brother. And your brother might be the brother in your family, or it might be the guy next to you in the foxhole – it’s about human connections.

Eric Kripke

I’m not a fan of endless mystery in storytelling – I like to know where the mythology’s going; I like to get there in an exciting, fast-paced way – enough that there’s a really clear, aggressive direction to where it’s going, to pay off mystery and reward the audiences loyalty.

Eric Kripke

If I had a worldview, and I don’t know if I do, but if I did, it’s one that’s intensely humanistic.

Eric Kripke

People love a good mystery; I understand that.

Eric Kripke

I’ve had a lifelong obsession with urban legends and American folklore.

Eric Kripke

Every so often, you want to map out your plot mythology but never so specifically that you can’t let a story surprise you. You want to allow the type of action of the writer’s room so that you have the ability to take a left turn.

Eric Kripke

When you start a show, the plans are not set in stone. They’re really mutable, cocktail napkin sketches.

Eric Kripke

Beyond all our Blackberries and iPhones, we’re dangerously separated from our food and water supplies.

Eric Kripke

I like to tell stories that have beginnings, middles and ends.

Eric Kripke

People pitch me the crazy mystery mind-blowing thing all the time. My response is, ‘Great, but how do the characters feel about it, and how do we reveal new facets and new dimensions of who they are?’

Eric Kripke

Mythologies become exhausting burdens, from a writer’s perspective.

Eric Kripke

Television showrunners are a foolishly optimistic bunch.

Eric Kripke

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