Amy appeared in Dolly Parton's music video, "Better Get to Livin'."
Amy says that if she could have a dinner party with anyone, she would want to invite Juliet Low--founder of the girl scouts. She would want to tell Ms. Low how much the girl scouts influenced her life.
Amy's mother, Sharon, died of lung cancer.
In September 2002, Amy and her brother David released a play that they had co-written, The Book of Liz.
Amy is allergic to shellfish. It makes her face swell. Sometimes, she will eat a shrimp just to make friends and acquaintances laugh.
When not acting, Amy runs a homemade cupcake and cheese ball business out of her apartment. She also, occasionally, waits tables at Mary's Fish camp, a restaurant around the corner from her apartment.
Amy failed the first grade.
Amy has written a book, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence.
Amy's older brother is NPR commentator and essayist, David Sedaris. He has written several critically acclaimed books, such as naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, and The Santaland Diaries.
Amy: I hate playing pretty or sane people. Most people are not attractive or all there.
Amy (On Sarah Jessica Parker): Whenever I need something, like nut bowls, I call Sarah, and she's always so thankful that I'm not calling her for anything other than that... She's great, very small-town for such a big star.
Amy: I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing.
Amy: More men than women like Strangers With Candy. Pretty girls don't like the show. They don't like to see an ugly lady.
Amy: Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
Amy: People who shop in health food stores never look healthy.
Amy (On her imaginary boyfriend): Ricky was stabbed 18 times. He was murdered, actually. And I live with the ghost of Ricky … He hasn't changed at all, he's very friendly.
Amy (On her pet rabbit, Dusty): I have always wanted a bunny and I'll always have a rabbit the rest of my life.