25 Truths + A Lie

25 Truths + A Lie

I wholeheartedly believe that good writing comes from life experience. I have lived a life like no other. Here are 25 really random facts and one lie. Can you spot the lie?

  1. I am related in some very distant way, to Steven Tyler.
  2. I have never gone fishing or ice-skating in my entire life.
  3. I once had dinner with Benicio Del Toro.
  4. I was married in New Orleans and wore my wedding dress across Bourbon Street.
  5. I hate the smell of peaches.
  6. I have seven tattoos and the first was prompted by a “devastating” heartbreak from an American Idol contestant.
  7. I drove the entire country.
  8. I was a Math major for most of college.
  9. I once modeled with Fabio (the “I can’t believe it’s not butter” guy).
  10. I attended a milestone birthday party for Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  11. I am a germophobe and carry sanitzer everywhere I go.
  12. I have two nephews and one niece all beginning with “E.”
  13. I ran a blog called “Hollywouldn’t” and chronicled things like the LA Arsonist. Then I turned it into a pilot.
  14. I’m allergic to wool but wear it anyway.
  15. I was a guest at Kristen Bell’s engagement party, pre-Dax Shepard.
  16. My parents were high school sweethearts. I still catch them holding hands.
  17. I once hid in a bush with a recorder when I was a newspaper journalist. It was not a thorn bush like the movies.
  18. I once got in a car accident on an April Fool’s Day and no one believed me.
  19. I have had three dogs in my life, all of them born on the 16th.
  20. I almost died four times.
  21. I was supposed to be at Route 91.
  22. I’ve lived in Hell’s Kitchen and Hollywood. Hollywood three times.
  23. I love cilantro.
  24. I refuse to believe in dinosaurs.
  25. I wrote a prequel to the Labyrinth.
  26. My dad was born on Mother’s Day and my mom was born on Father’s Day.

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