Carol Leifer–comedian and writer

by | May 6, 2009

Carol Leifer–the veteran, top-notch comedian and Emmy-nominated writer who’s worked on such shows as “Seinfeld,” “Saturday Night Live” and the Academy Awards–discusses her new book, “When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win,” a memoir-cum-collection of humorous essays in which she opines about a host of topics while revealing some significant changes she’s undergone in recent years, including becoming a latter-day animal advocate and vegan; addresses some specifics of her major transformation into passionate animal person; elaborates on her “Five Lessons Of Animal Adoption” and recounts some of the notable adoptions she and her partner Lori (and Lori’s parents) have enjoyed in recent years; explains what prompted her decision to go vegan, and more. []

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MUSIC: Bela Fleck’s “The Bullfrog Shuffle,” Manana’s “Make A Tiger,” instrumentals

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