Say hello to Emily Heil, who writes the must-read, polished Heard on the Hill gossip column with Elizabeth Brotherton for Roll Call. It’s always great to see Emily at a party and watch her hard at work. And personally, I enjoy the fact that she has the good sense to see merit in covering lawmakers’ facial hair. Speaking of hair, be sure to read her comical “Most Embarrassing Career Moment” after the jump.
If you were a carbonated beverage which would you be? Champagne
How often do you Google yourself? Almost never-it’s too scary.
Who is your favorite working journalist? My husband, Eric Hoover, a reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education
Did you see “Twilight” and “New Moon?” If so, who is more your type, Edward or Jacob? I saw “Twilight” and I confess I’ve read the whole series. Neither is my “type,” but I wouldnÂ’t kick Robert Pattinson out of my coffin.
Who would you rather have dinner with – First Lady Michelle Obama or Bestselling Author and former V.P. candidate Sarah Palin? Both. Over champagne and mooseburgers.
When did you last cry and why? Yesterday. RIP, Corey Haim.
What word do you routinely misspell? Anything that’s i-before-e. I guess it’s my last name that makes me want to reverse it.
What’s the name of your cell phone ring? Whatever’s the Blackberry default. Exciting, I know.
What swear word do you use most often? Fracking. Eric Massa and I have at LEAST one thing in common.
What word or phrase do you overuse? See above!
What TV show do you have to watch? Lost. Don’t bother calling me on Tuesday nights.
Where do you shop most often for your clothes? I love a bargain: eBay, Filene’s, and vintage stores.
More funny, fracking details about Heil after the jump…