Hollywood Girl Power Rides a Bike: How does a leading symbol of the new Hollywood Girl Power shave precious minutes from her jam-packed schedule? By using a bicycle. Elizabeth Meriwether, creator of the comedy series New Girl, is so busy writing and supervising production of the sitcom that she sometimes overnights on her couch at work, according to a profile last weekend in the WSJ Magazine. Meriwether shuttles between her office and the set on a pink Schwinn LuLu bicycle. Although writer/producer reportedly cares little about Hollywood glamor, she follows in the path of Tinseltown luminaries like Lauren Bacall who piloted around around studio sets.
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If you want the beauty (of bicycle racing) back in your life, open up the front door, ride down the road, and remember what’s it’s like to propel a bicycle forward. It will make everything else go away.
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