- Started college at 16 and went on to be her class validictorian.
- Studied ballet professionally and is an accomplished violinist. She was offered a scholarship to Juilliard for violin, but turned it down and attended school in Texas instead.
- Appeared in the final episodes of the WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, playing a potential slayer named Vi.
- Created, writes and stars in the Web series The Guild, a sitcom about online gamers.
- Was the first guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon during the "soft launch" (via the Internet) of the program prior to its television debut.
- Claims to have played the online role-playing game World of Warcraft for eight hours a day over two years.