Julia Sweeney discusses her new memoir, If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother. She writes of adopting a Chinese girl, and then, a few years later, getting married and moving from Los Angeles to Chicago. She also offers meditations on strollers, nannies, knitting, The Food Network, and how she explained the facts of life her nine-year-old daughter.
Comedian, writer and performer Julia Sweeney was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her latest memoir, If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother. She also told us what she's been watching and listening to!
Long time fans of Saturday Night Live will surely remember the androgynous character with the nasal voice and grating chortle, known simply and ambiguously as Pat. The actress/writer/comedienne behind that iconic 1990s character, Julia Sweeney, has gotten herself into some interesting projects since she left the late night sketch show.