In the fall of 2011, I began hearing, “Do you know who you remind me of?” much more frequently than my usual once or twice per every few months. Each time, I’d feign cluelessness. I’d just bat my stubby eyelashes and prepare to give an Oscar-worthy performance, despite almost being able to see my supposed doppelgänger beaming back at me in their eyes.
“There’s this show called New Girl, and oh my goodness, you ARE the main girl!”
Now, let me just say, I am beyond flattered to ever be compared physically to Zooey Deschanel. She is effortlessly beautiful, and to even be told, “Hey, you have a nose/chin/ear lobe like Zooey Deschanel,” would be an undeserved compliment. However, when I kept hearing those same words over and over, and over again, I had to tune in to see what we had in common besides bangs, porcelain complexions, and a…
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