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Novelist on hiatus (including Animal Husbandry [made into the film, "Someone Like You," starring Ashley Judd & Hugh Jackman]). NYTs and Huffington Post contributor. NPR's "Hash Hags' co-host. Xtrnormal "Annoying Conversations" video series creator: 70 videos and almost 240,000 views (and counting).
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Author (Animal Husbandry). Screenwriter (Birds of a Feather). @HashHags co-host. 'Annoying Conversations' Series Creator: 70 videos & 240,000 views (& counting)