Video of Julia Sweeney
The former Saturday Night Live cast member, actress and sometime Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! panelist is the creator of autobiographical monologues, including "God Said Ha!", portions of which have been featured on This American Life. Julia left Hollywood for a quieter part of the country and a life as a stay-at-home mom. She explored this transition with John Moe. Comedy writer and former writer for The Simpsons Dana Gould joined the conversation by phone from Hollywood where he lives with his wife and children.
Julia Sweeney is an actress, comedian and writer best known for her work on Saturday Night Live where she was a cast member and also for her monologues God Said Ha!, In the Family Way and Letting Go of God. She's been a panelist on "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" and performed with songwriter Jill Sobule in a show called Jill and Julia. Julia will be out with a new book called "If It's Not One Thing It's Your Mother" in April of 2013.