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My new book, When Mommy Loves Bama and Daddy Loves Auburn, is now available on Amazon! With gorgeous hand-painted illustrations by Amy Lynn Stevenson. Buy your copy today, and be sure to leave a customer review.

When Mommy Loves Bama and Daddy Loves Auburn

Spoofing the 1950's vintage style of children's books, this humorous take on growing up in a "house divided" between two college football rivals, The University of Alabama and Auburn University, follows a young brother and sister as they navigate the delicate dance that is the Iron Bowl. Features richly-colored, hand-painted illustrations by artist Amy Lynn Stevenson. For all Crimson Tide and Auburn Tiger fans who love to laugh! Softcover, 24 pages, $12.95

What People Are Saying:
"What a delight for kids and parents of split or mixed Bama-AU families! At last, a delightful explanation!"
--Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump

"A wry, delightful and very funny look at the ultimate kind of 'mixed marriage,' pigskin-style, and a primer on how families can (and should!) enjoy the rivalry in a positive fashion. We need more fans on both sides who think like Deb Hiett!!"
--Van Allen Plexico, Wishbone columnist for the War Eagle Reader and
co-author of Decades of Dominance and Season of Our Dreams

"Although the Alabama-Auburn rivalry itself is no laughing matter, this hilarious little book manages to put it all in perspective."
--Chad Gibbs, author of Love Thy Rival: What Sports' Greatest Rivalries Teach Us About Loving Our Enemies and God and Football: Faith and Fanaticism in the SEC

"Beautifully illustrated and riotously funny. I love it!"
--Edward Renehan, author of Understanding Kerouac's ON THE ROAD; Dark Genius of Wall Street; and other books

"I've written books about weird belief systems, cults, extremist politics, and conspiracy theories. I'm pretty sure that obsessive college football fandom has a place in there somewhere -- and I know that Uncle Bill, with his bizarre ideas about Paul Finebaum and the Illuminati and his abiding suspicion of the Notre Dame rule, fits right in. Deb Hiett's and Amy Lynn Stevenson's When Mommy Loves Bama and Daddy Loves Auburn is a hoot -- unless of course, it's a Masonic plot, in which case you should be very afraid.
--Arthur Goldwag, author of Isms & Ologies; Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies; and The New Hate: A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right

"This is a frank and honest look at an age-old rivalry that has torn families apart. Not since the East/West Coast Swing Dancing Wars has an American pastime caused so much grief. Now the healing can begin. Knowledge is power."
--Wendi McLendon-Covey, comedic actress ("Bridesmaids," "The Goldbergs")

"It's great!! For all of us southerners that appreciate football, When Mommy Loves Bama and Daddy Loves Auburn is very entertaining -- and so very true!"
--Missy Mercer, author of Auburn University Cookbook

"Even if you didn't grow up in an Alabama/Auburn mixed household, you'll love the sweet humor of When Mommy Loves Bama and Daddy Loves Auburn. It's enlightening, incredibly entertaining, and eye-opening to see it all from the kids' perspective. If you've ever been caught up in a rivalry in front of your kids, don't miss this book!"
--Kathy Caprino, women's success coach and author of Breakdown, Breakthrough: The Professional Woman's Guide to Claiming a Life of Passion, Power, and Purpose

Be sure to get your copy of When Mommy Loves Bama and Daddy Loves Auburn on Amazon today, for just $12.95!

Arrested Development on Netflix May 26!

It's happening. I'll be in Tobias' episode of the new season of Arrested Development, available for streaming on Netflix starting May 26. I'm a rehab dancer that gets recruited for Tobias' show. Check it out!

MiO Commercial to Air Soon!

Look for me in the upcoming "MiO" TV commercials! It's a spoof on infomercials, and Harvey Keitel makes an appearance. Plus, I wear a bear suit. And really, does advertising get much better than that?

When the ads show up on YouTube, I'll post the link here. Meanwhile, dream of me in fake bear fur, drinking delicious MiO liquid water enhancer!

In Pasadena's Boston Court Theatre's "Government Inspector" in August!

On Monday August 6 and Wednesday August 8, I'll be playing the role of "Osif" in Pasadena's Boston Court Theatre's hilarious production of "The Government Inspector!" Shows are at 8:00 p.m., and stay tuned for the chance to get your tickets.

A World Premiere Adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's The Inspector General
Original adaptation by Oded Gross
Directed by Stefan Novinski

"The corrupt, self-seeking officials of a small town in Tzarist Russia mistake a penniless clerk for a Government Inspector, and chaos, recrimination, and retribution ensue. This classic satire on human vanity and the corruption of elected officials is more relevant today than ever. Re-envisioned as a cutting, tragic farce with influences from Monty Python and Brazil, this painful, hilarious investigation of people’s characters gone to seed makes for hysterical comedy with a good dose of soul."

My Monologue WON the "MonoSlam" Competition!

Happy to announce that my original comedy monologue WON Best Comedy Monologue last night at the "MonoSlam!" competition at the Secret Rose Theater in North Hollywood. It was a great night, lots of wonderful entertainment and wonderful monologues from everyone.

Thanks for all the support!

New Staged Reading of "Ghost-s" March 31 and April 1!

Please join me for a staged reading of a new musical:


To save their town from bankruptcy, a community theatre group plans a benefit production of "Ghost, The Musical," based on the hit movie, but mistakenly options a dreadful musical adaptation of Ibsen's "Ghosts," a dark Norwegian drama about incest, euthanasia, and VD.

Book by Kincaid Jones
Music by Brian Woodbury, Lyrics by Noelle Donfeld and Brian Woodbury


Directed by Susan Morgenstern, Music directed by Jonathan Dinerstein

Saturday, March 31, 8PM
Sunday, April 1, 7PM (note time)

at the Skylight Theater, 1816 ½ N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles CA 90027

$15 suggested donation (on the website you have to pay $15, but show up at the door and pay what you can!)

Reservations: (702) 582-8587 or

Subbing in as Sue Bayliss in "All My Sons" -- Feb and March 2012

I'll be playing Sue Bayliss in Cameron Watson's production of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" for four performances: Fri Feb 24, Sat Feb 25, Sat March 10m and Sunday March 18, 2012. I'm subbing for the irreplaceable Anita Barone, who has been playing the character in this remarkable, critically-acclaimed, multi-racial production (which features L.A. Drama Critics Award nominee Ann Gee Byrd!).

Curtain is at 8:00 p.m. The Matrix is located at 7657 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Street parking. For tickets, call 323-852-1445.

Come and check it out!

"Friends with Benefits" episode on NBC!

My role on NBC's summer sitcom "Friends with Benefits" airs TONIGHT, Sept 9! I'm right at the beginning of the episode, interviewing Ben. Enjoy!