Deb Dana is more Liz Lemon than Tina Fey

When I first told my parents I was writing a romantic comedy, my dad widened his eyes and smiled and, after getting over his apparent initial shock, said, “Wow.” “What do you mean, ‘wow’?” I asked. “It’s just surprising, that’s all. A comedy. Because, you know, you’re so…serious.” Which I guess I can be, some of the time. Or maybe a lot of the time. My brother, Brian, is the…

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Deb Elise Dreams Big… and Devastating

I read an interview once that I can’t find online, so I can’t quote it directly, and will probably mangle it beyond recognition, BUT it was with Tina Fey.  The interviewer asked if she ever dreamed she’d have this kind of success, and she said something to the effect of yes, of course she did, but she’s a creative person and has wild dreams that include every possible outcome, including…

Monday, July 18, 2011
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