I was voted class clown in junior high and high school. On my 43rd birthday, a psychic told me I would have one child.
Rachel: I wasn’t like, “Oh, I’m going to write a book,” it was more that I wasn’t really working much and I’d be pissed if I was wasting my time.
I usually only start to write after rock-bottom periods, so I was sort of forced into it.
When Dratch was performing with improv comedy troupe Second City in Chicago, her understudy was an up-and-comer named Amy Poehler, who would go on to perform with Dratch on SNL and star in NBC’s Poehler first saw Dratch on stage and was struck by her comedic ability.
“I thought Dratch was the funniest person in the room,” she said, “keeping up with all of the guys while still being herself.
, is out now) shares the 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly.
Amy Poehler and I worked at the same ice cream parlor, but at different times.