When we shot the pilot for Max [Dunham’s upcoming HBO series], I demanded to see several kinds of Jell-O molds. All my mom’s ’60s dinner parties revolved around that kind of food: Jell-O, clams casino. There’s Jell-O in the Max pilot. It’s very cinematic.
Burgers For Breakfast
There’s a diner in New York City called Joe Jr.’s. Sometimes my dad would let me have breakfast there before school. I’d order orange juice and a hamburger. And it wasn’t a little one. Thank you, Dad, for the freedom of letting a kid have a big burger for breakfast.
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I’ve been experimenting with a plant-based diet. I’m obsessed with this amazing website, jessicamurnane.com [Murnane’s book, One Part Plant, comes out next year from HarperWave]. In L.A., I do the vegan march between Real Food Daily and Crossroads Kitchen, stuffing my body with supernutrient goodness.