You Should Know: Rachel Axler

by Christie Grimm · March 17, 2016

Rachel Axler is our kind of girl. Jumping from project to project, she's written at one point or other for most of our favorite shows. From Parks and Rec to Veep, to her three year stint at every writer's dream gig, The Daily Show. For a constant feed of funny, random quips, be sure to follow her on Twitter.

Name: Rachel Axler
Occupation: Writer
Place of birth: Queens, NY
Instagram / Twitter: @Rachel.Axler, @RachelAxler
Zodiac Sign: Leo

What do you actually do all day? Stare at screens

Favorite song growing up? Probably something embarrassing by Debbie Gibson [also Sonheim, also Prokofiev, also Stevie Wonder]

My biggest secret is… Going to remain one. - That makes it sound like I know what it is. I’m not sure I do.

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Proximity to New York City

My motto is… The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.

My alter ego is… Filling out this questionnaire right now.

The last drink I had was… Caffeinated and not recent enough

My secret crush is… myself

What was your first job? One day at a Dunkin’ Donuts when I was like 14.

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Still not pack ‘til the next morning.

Coming from? Going to? My car - Go back into my car, after the photo shoot.

What is your favorite work of art? I really like stuff by Day Huynh - But still have trouble with his name

Who should we know? Beyonce, probably