- Parents are a writer and a psychiatrist.
- Wrote, with her sister, the 1990 stage play The Real Live Brady Bunch, which launched their careers. (Jane Lynch and Andy Richter played Carol and Mike Brady in the original production.).
- Authored the novella Jodi K and the memoir Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pants.
- Her father - who she now refers to as "moppa" - came out as a transgender at age 75.
- Started Sit 'n Spin, a Los Angeles showcase for writers and actors to read personal monologues.