Rachel Dratch: “I’m A Troll”

This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Rachel Dratch just isn’t pretty enough.

That is why, she writes in her new memoir, “Girl Walks Into A Bar,” she hasn’t made it big in films or on television post-SNL.

“I am offered solely the parts that I like to refer to as The Unf-ckables. In reality, if you saw me walking down the street, you wouldn’t point at me and recoil and throw up and hide behind a shrub,” she writes. “But by Hollywood standards, I’m a troll, ogre, woodland creature, or manly lesbian. … Trolls, ogres, and woodland creatures can be done with CGI, so that leaves yours truly to play the bull dykes.”

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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