Lies My Mother Told Me: Tall Tales from a Short Woman

“When you’re invited to a dinner party, you should always be prepared with three good stories to tell.”
-Joan Rivers

But my mother never said those stories had to be true….

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Melissa’s podcast where she shares whatever she and her friends are texting about…this includes everything from fashion on the Red Carpet and the annoying number of “reboots,” to being an empty nester and so much more. Hear unvarnished truths from some of the funniest and best in the business. You won’t want to miss this!


Remember, formal occasions are really just informal ones with uncomfortable clothes.


I stepped on my talking scale and it told me to come back when I’m alone.


I don’t mind being hit by Cupid’s arrow, as long as the tip was dipped in Botox.


Winter has been so cold, my breasts froze to my knees.


I thought I was getting a terrific suntan, but it turned out my liver spot had just grown.


It’s inconsiderate that Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial outdoor barbecue season, but never includes a tribute to Joan of Arc.


She’s kissed so many sailors, her lips go in and out with the tide.


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