This New Thing

by Brittany on November 12, 2012

in Have Boobs Will Travel, Travel

I’ve never read The Secret. I understand the general premise, that you put what you want out into the universe, and by way of some sort of Oprah Hogwarts magic, it happens.

But, I’m just not very new-agey, and also, I’m insanely distractable and impatient.

I’ve been walking around all day wearing a post-it note that says “I want Michelle Obama arms,” and absolutely nothing has happened except for me eating that entire box of breadsticks.

So for me to sit here and say, oh so I helped develop this television show, pitched it, and now I need it to be picked up by a production company, and expect it to happen? Would be ridiculous.

Except that is what really happened.

Once upon a time, an actress named Keili, an author named Alice, and a professional grosser-outer named Brittany developed an absolutely hilarious travel show, that was picked up by a production company, and is being produced by Greg Grunberg who loved it so much, he’s also in the show.

Holy shit! Andy, I’m taping a show with hot Sean from Felicity!

I don’t know who that is.

Oh, boys know him as Matt from Heros/Eric from Alias.

Holy shit, this is why I married you.

So this is part of my life right now, working on a show that features funny-ass women and hot Greg Grunberg, proving adventures don’t stop when you turn thirty, or pop out kids, or your jeans get too tight to button.

We are taping the pilot in LA in January, and I’d love to have you all along for this pee-your-pants hysterical journey with me. Until then, I’ll just keep sitting here with my squishy Divine arms pinching myself.


Tawny November 12, 2012 at 10:44 am

Holy shit!!!!

I just peed from excitement.

Stacey November 12, 2012 at 10:46 am

I’m so there! Super excited for you all!

Heather B. November 12, 2012 at 10:46 am

Dude. Wow. I’ll buy you a drink this week. xo

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm

It’s a date!

Avitable November 12, 2012 at 10:47 am

That is fantastic! I demand a guest appearance in which I will be hilarious.

(I’m proud of and happy for you!)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm


Cas November 12, 2012 at 10:47 am

Oh holy fuck… Hollywood will never be the same! Congrats… I cannot wait to see this!

Jen Smith November 12, 2012 at 10:48 am

So excited for you!!!! Congrats!

Debi (@TruthfulMommy) November 12, 2012 at 10:49 am

YOU GO GIRL!!!!! THat is awesome..

Jennifer Burgess November 12, 2012 at 10:50 am

Squeeeeeeaaaallllll…..fantastic news, so exciting! And Greg Grunberg…YUM!

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:40 pm


Lisa November 12, 2012 at 10:50 am

So excited for you! I’ll have to keep my eye out for the local listings here in Columbus.

Jerrod November 12, 2012 at 10:51 am

If you could ask Greg if he has any inside secrets on creating the perfect Smoothaise, I would appreciate it.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 11:54 am

Once you’ve tasted it, you can’t UN-taste it.

Janine November 12, 2012 at 10:53 am

WOW!!! So, I have no idea who any of those people are or what exactly the show is… is it a reality show? But regardless – I’ll be cheering you on from now until you accept that Emmy!!

YAY you! Also, I was once an extra in Sex in the City so, you know, like Avitable said, count me in for a guest appearance cause I’m all SAG and stuff. (Ok, not really but you are throwing around words like “pilot” and LA and I have to show my street cred.)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Yep, totally reality, us traveling the world, in various forms of debauchery and hilarity, and Greg will be the Charlie to this band of fallen angels.

You were in SATC!? Which episode? Let’s quote it together and play with each other’s hair and drink wine!

Kathryn November 12, 2012 at 10:54 am

Holy crap – it’s the dream team! So excited and can’t wait to see it (and yummy Greg Grunberg – he’s that perfect combo of handsome and funny)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:43 pm

Thank you and I agree… handsome AND yummy!

jen November 12, 2012 at 10:55 am

Pure awesomness.

Managed Chaos November 12, 2012 at 10:55 am

Now this is a show I wanna watch. A million congrats Brittany!

Jenni Chiu November 12, 2012 at 10:57 am

Three reasons this will be a hit:
“Funny ass women”
and “hot Greg Grunberg”.
Also – I’m in LA… I’ll try to prep the city for your arrival.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:44 pm

PERFECT! We plan to throw a party while we’re there, you must come!

Amanda November 12, 2012 at 11:00 am

Holy shit!!!! This is awesome!!!! So…..where in LA?!?!? I’m in a lil hickville outside of there :)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm

All over LA, but we’ll have a party in the city, so stay tuned!

Amanda November 12, 2012 at 5:59 pm

i could totally get you into DreamWorks Animation if you’re interested while you’re here?

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm

Holy crap, that would be amazing!

Amanda November 12, 2012 at 6:03 pm

email and we can work it out

Becky C November 12, 2012 at 11:07 am

Fantastical!!! Now THIS is something I will use my DVR for! ;) Congrats, Brittany! You are changing the world…one blog post, one inappropriate joke and one pee-your-pants-laughing story at a time! ;)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Thank you, I am now blushing like crazy!

Rachel Q. November 12, 2012 at 11:08 am

Congrats! I would DVR this so hard! And Eric from Alias is yummy.

Marci (Blue Moon Babe) November 12, 2012 at 11:11 am

THIS is awesome with awesomesauce on top! I would tune in to this show in a heart beat. Three babes and a dude! You will be visiting New York with Tiffany right?! Must see TV!

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:47 pm

NYC with Tiffany for sure, I am DYING to go underground! I have my corset READY AND WAITING.

Christine November 12, 2012 at 11:12 am

Holy shit!! I request an L.A. meet and greet with your followers in the area. Before you catch celebrity exhaustion.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 11:13 am

We’re having a party in LA in January, stay tuned for info!

Jeanette November 12, 2012 at 11:12 am

Holy shit! I cant think of a single person who deserves it more!!

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Thank you, I hope we get to party in LA!

Holly {Artist Mother Teacher} November 12, 2012 at 11:14 am

Damn woman. You inspire me to be more in ways you could never imagine.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:48 pm

Damn it Holly, why is there so much dust in my house right now…

Mommy November 12, 2012 at 11:15 am

So excited for you!!!!

MaryLauren November 12, 2012 at 11:30 am

No way. So happy for you, Brittany.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:49 pm

Thanks, let’s celebrate this weekend in Palms Springs!

Lisa @ Crazy Adventures in Parenting November 12, 2012 at 11:31 am

Holy crap! I love love LOVE Grunny! Way to go!

DM's Mommy November 12, 2012 at 11:34 am

You go girl!!!

Tia November 12, 2012 at 11:36 am

This is so awesome!!!!

Nelly November 12, 2012 at 11:37 am


Whats the chances I will get to see this in the UK? I am so happy more big and wonderful things are happening for you, totally deserved. <3 xx

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:51 pm

I hope really, really good. I’d also love to go there and raise some royal mayhem!

Just Shireen November 12, 2012 at 11:41 am

Good hell. Congrats, lady!

Mark November 12, 2012 at 11:57 am

You had me at Matt from Heros. Loved hat show!!

And not to be a total man about this, but a brunette, a blonde, and a redhead? Consider me sold!!!!

Mary V November 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Awesomeness! I guess I better start putting more things out into the universe. There’s shit I need! Congrats! Enjoy the ride!

FyshWyfe November 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Eeeeeeeeeek!! Deat Jeebus, I am so excited for you. You are why we tell our daughters that if you work hard and be true to themselves, they can do anything. I’m so proud of you.

FyshWyfe November 12, 2012 at 12:20 pm

Go ahead and edit for noun-verb agreement.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm

God, thank you SO MUCH!

Megan November 12, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Wow Brittany!!!! Congrats!!!! So happy for you. You deserve good things.

kelly November 12, 2012 at 12:33 pm

this is going to be the best tv show ever.
i’m so excited for you!

Becky (Princess Mikkimoto) November 12, 2012 at 12:45 pm

From Land’s End to TV?! If you say your going to be appointed the next Secretary of State, (move of Hill!) I won’t be surprised.

Congrats you fabulous lady you!

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:53 pm

Do they do background checks for the whole Sec. of State thing? No, right?

kathy November 12, 2012 at 12:46 pm

Is HOLY FUCKING SHITBALLS! The appropriate response to this??!! Cause’

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:54 pm


Kristen November 12, 2012 at 1:04 pm

I am currently re-watching Felicity for the ka-billionth time, so this makes, like, my LIFE. I love “hot Sean”.

Laura November 12, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Yay to infinity! :D

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 1:20 pm


Nanette November 12, 2012 at 1:32 pm


Stephanie Precourt November 12, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Congrats! I hope we get to see it. I’ve been a big fan of Greg Grunberg for years, but especially after learning we both have kids with epilepsy!


Brittany November 12, 2012 at 1:48 pm

YES. Have you checked out his site, ?

He’s amazing!

Stephanie Precourt November 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Yeah I wrote some posts there a long time ago, but kind of lost touch.


jenn November 12, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Love it!! What an awesome new chapter in your life.

Lesley November 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm

CONGRATS! Matt from Heroes!!?!?! WOW! You’ve made the big time!! (Yes I’m a woman and I only recognize him as Matt from Heroes…never got into Felicity. Does that mean we can’t be friends?)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm

Oh we can totally be friends, I watched it also, I just primarily lived out my college angst with Felicity, so it’s my go-to reference point.

Rachel B. November 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm

This is awesome!!! Congrats!

Lisa D November 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm

This is amazing news!!! I’ll be watching. I’ve adored you, Alice and GG for yrs!! Congrats! I’m sure your kids will get such a kick out of seeing you on tv. Ok, used up my daily allotted exclamation points now.

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Thank you, so much!

Rebekah November 12, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Ahhhh! Congratulations! I love Sean from Felicity!

meleahrebeccah November 12, 2012 at 7:34 pm


Brittany November 12, 2012 at 8:12 pm


c ynthia November 12, 2012 at 8:11 pm

You beeeatch! I think you just stole my dream job. Well, if your amazing show comes to San Diego, I want in on some debauchery. :)

Brittany November 12, 2012 at 8:12 pm


Sky November 12, 2012 at 8:20 pm

I know what I’ll be DVR’ing (is that even a word?) from now on :D YES!

Kassiah November 12, 2012 at 8:21 pm

So excited!!!

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