Shari Albert

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  • 7 years ago | A Considerable Town

    As an actress, I do not support reality television. That’s my official stance. As a woman who loves fashion and gay men almost as much as my Lhasa apso, I have a deep and meaningful bond with Project Runway. Not to mention the show’s c...

  • 8 years ago | A Considerable Town

    One of the major perks of moving to L.A. from N.Y. besides my obvious top three — weather that never changes, more space for the money, and cheap smokes — is the absence of rodents and cockroaches in my home. I’m a pretty tough cook...

  • 8 years ago | A Considerable Town

    My mother is the consummate hostess. People think she’s Martha Stewart. They’re wrong. She’s a small Jewish woman in Philadelphia who slaves over every side dish, neurotically arranges flowers and sets a table with panache. I was...

  • 8 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Needing a few extra bucks, I put the word out to my friends that I was in the market for some cash and if any gigs came their way to pass them on to me. My friend Beth hooked me up with a bartending job for the weekend. “It’s just...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Looking for love in L.A. is like finding a pair of jeans that makes you look 10 pounds thinner for under $100. Virtually impossible. My friend Cindy Lu, writer and director of The Four Man Plan, convinces me that I must multitask by dating four gu...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Hello. My name is Shari and I’m a Sugar addict. Okay, so I’m not a member of a 12-step program, yet . . . but I need to start one for my latest addiction: Sugar . . . the shop on La Brea Avenue, that is. I immediate...