“Big Blue Ball”: A Poem Read by Amy Brenneman
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Being bitter is not such a bad thing.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. The Way I Am (Ingrid Michaelson), I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (Jayhawks), Nothing'severgonnastandinmyway(Again) (Wilco), Not Ready to Make Nice (Dixie Chicks), The Luckiest (Ben Folds)
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "I mean, right?" "Y'know..." "Totally." "Annoying." "Oh. My. God." (Wow. This is depressing. This makes me sound like a Valley Girl. I am a girl. I do live in the Valley. So...like... totally.)
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Getting paid to write down my snarky thoughts and feelings on a variety of topics. Oh. I'm doing that.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?