Wit and Wisdom from Mary-Louise Parker

You have your own guacamole. Why are you eating my guacamole?

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On letters

On why she chose to write to and about men in her memoir

On why she doesn’t name the men she addresses in her memoir

On high school

On whether she enjoyed getting attention when she went to a college “full of other misfits”

On the boyfriend she stabbed with a fork

On working on The West Wing

On being a scavenger

On always scribbling

On the stage vs movies

On sport

On whether it’s tough to be a woman in Hollywood

On her father being the animating spirit behind the book

On her relationship with her father

Editor of WALK WITH US: How the West Wing Changed Our Lives; author of the novel UNSCRIPTED and of CONQUERING BABEL: a Practical Guide to Learning a Language.

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