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    Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Alex Borstein

    The Getting On actress takes our Q&A!

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    What’s your wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?

    They are both the same, a pic of my dead dog, Pepper LaBeija

    When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?

    Sparkling water with LEMON!! Or if I’m feeling crazy a glass of red wine, whatever’s cheapest.

    What’s the one word you are guilty of using too often?

    Cunt :)

    What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

    Flights to Buenos Aires, going in the Spring.

    Who is the last person that called or texted you?

    My dad.

    What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?This interview is pretty awkward, but I’m just putting one foot in front of the other one and typing away.

    When is the last time you went to a theater?

    Movie theater was Thanksgiving weekend, saw “Birdman.” Live theater was “Happy Days” at the Boston Court Theater in Pasadena, California in October; starring Brooke Adams and Tony Shaloub and it was INCREDIBLE!!

    What TV show should everyone should be watching?

    Is it douchey to say “Getting On?” If so, then I’m a douche.

    And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

    Cathouse on HBO

    What’s the first CD you bought?

    With my own money? Pat Benatar “Live From Earth”

    What is the one food you cannot resist?

    Anything with calories. Rib eye and chocolate are right up there.

    What music are you currently listening to?

    At this moment at home: Queen. In the car: Pony Boy.

    What movie makes you laugh the most?

    Ordinary People.

    What drives you absolutely crazy?

    People who don’t know when you’re being facetious.

    Pick one: Kittens or puppies?


    New York or Los Angeles?

    Spring/Fall: NY Summer/Winter: LA

    Comedy or drama?


    Bacon or Nutella?


    Coffee or tea?


    ’80s or ’90s?

    1890’s definitely. Invention of the radio…god bless Tesla.

    NSYNC or BSB?


    Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?

    Lizzie McGuire

    And finally: tell us a secret.

    I wasn’t wearing pants during this interview.

    Getting On airs Sundays at 10:30 on HBO.