What Happened In My Dreams

David Allan
20 min readOct 7, 2023

I’ve kept a dream journal since I was 15 years old. After rereading them, I compiled the highlights of these nighttime adventures, many involving celebrities. ​Those lists are below.

I also wrote about the other joys of recording your dreams for CNN, here.

Quick, to the Time Machine!

I was attacked by hippos and a dinosaur and rescued by a man in in old-timey diving suit * I was a knight, rescuing a princess, but first had to defeat my enemy, an armored pig * I went to high school in the 1800s, with Hulk Hogan, during which I attended Gen. Robert E. Lee’s funeral * Witnessed the murder of Geronimo * Tried to solve the first murder in Los Angeles * Nazis chased me around a hotel during a formal Valentine’s event in the ballroom at which I hid among the guests * Harassed by cops along with fellow Black actors in the segregated South * Saw G.I. Joe arrested for failing to end the Korean War * Served in the military with Forrest Gump

School Ties

I was a student where John Ritter was a teacher * Kevin Costner was my art teacher in a school where I helped stop bullies, including Ben Affleck * In high school with Paul Rudd * In college with Monica Lewinsky * And Ashton Kutcher * And Chris Rock * Sam Neill was my college professor * So was John Hurt * And Sen. John Edwards * And John McCain (2x), once teaching math * Jerry Seinfeld taught my philosophy course * I chaperoned a field trip along with the dean of my high school, John Krasinski * Bill Hader and I talked to school kids * I taught at a school where Alan Rickman was the principal and John Cusack was a fellow teacher

Mi Familia

Frances McDormand was my mom * So was Shelley Long * Harrison Ford was my dad (more than once) * So was Ed Harris * And David Letterman * And John Lithgow, but he was mentally unstable * And President Bill Clinton, for whom I worked as an advisor * And Darth Vader, who was in the hospital Bill Paxton was my brother * Same for Tim Riggins [the character on “Friday Night Lights”] who was a bad influence on [my real daughter] Alice, who had started smoking * Donald Sutherland was my grandfather * George W. Bush was my brother-in-law * I called Chevy Chase, also my brother-in-law, an “asshole” * Donald Trump was my father-in-law and I was happy when he died but didn’t want to express that in front of the others * I made out with Claire Danes * And Martha Plympton * Went on a date with Mary Stuart Masterson * Went all the way with Patricia Arquette * And Nicole Kidman * And Christina Applegate, in a public place * My girlfriend was cheating on me with Luciano Pavarotti * I was engaged to Sarah Jessica Parker’s character in “Sex in the City” * I married into the British royal family and talked to my mother-in-law (Queen Elizabeth, who appeared as Katherine Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine alternately) while she took a regenerative bath in quicksand * I was married to Kathleen Turner * And Meg Ryan * And married to Nicole Kidman at a time that I was also doing parkour * Nicole Kidman and I had a baby that looked like a gray colored baby Yoda * [Real wife] Kate was a surrogate mother for Tom Cruise * And for Burt Reynolds * I was pregnant, as a man * John Cleese flirted with Kate * Kate and I had an open marriage which allowed Sean Penn to sleep with her * I cheated on Kate with Alyssa Milano * I had an affair with Christopher Reeve’s wife * And an affair with one of the “Desperate Housewives,” though I couldn’t tell you which

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

I played Han Solo in “Hamlet,” using a script made out of graham crackers * I was murdered by a man in a Darth Vader mask * I was a Jedi, attacking Darth Vader * I was inside an AT-AT * Stuck in a video game with Luke Skywalker * George Lucas was about to tell me the meaning of life [before I woke up] * A new Sith Lord chased me around the Death Star * Competed with Aziz Ansari for a part in a new Star Wars movie * Russell Brand and I were in a new Star Wars movie together * Arranged for Chewbacca to be interviewed at CNN * Was a Jedi rescuing baby Yoda * Stuck on a powerless ship, in a Star Wars movie * In an amusement park, dressed as a stormtrooper * An actual stormtrooper and I grazed Princess Leia with a shot from my blaster

Live, From New York…

I met Lorne Michaels after I stopped a guy from interrupting comedian Steven Wright’s routine in Michaels’ club * I fetched coffee for Eddie Murphy as an intern on “Saturday Night Live” * Went on an audition with Kenan Thompson * In an SNL skit with Bill Hader as Atticus Finch * Chloe Fineman and I were in a skit poking fun at the origin stories of famous businesses * In a restaurant skit with Fred Armisen * Prepped for my role in The Californians sketch * Hosted SNL (x2) * Hosted SNL (three timer club, I guess) and talked mostly to Cecily Strong * Performed on SNL (x2) * Cast member Melissa Villasenor and I cracked each other up * I also cracked up Maya Rudolf * Got a high five from Maya Rudolph after wrapping on the show * Hung out with fellow cast members Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch and Horatio Sanz * Hung out with old cast members, including Jane Curtin, while us newer cast performed their favorite skits * Talked about classic SNL skits with Harry Shearer and Martin Short * At a restaurant with Lorne Michaels and excited to tell him how I was compiling moments from my dream journals into themes [as you are now reading], one of which was “Saturday Night Live” and unimpressed he left soon after without saying goodbye

Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You

I was an assistant to FDR * Tried to have sex with Kate on the roof of the White House while Jimmy Carter was walking the grounds * Ronald Reagan gave a speech on human rights dressed as a Native American: braids, beads, feathered headband, the whole thing * I was fired from my White House internship by Bill Clinton himself * Worked for Bill Clinton * An intern for George Stephanopoulos * Worked for George Stephanopoulos * I was a speech writer for Elizabeth Edwards * And Al Gore Jr., whose speech was about free college tuition * Interviewed Dick Cheney * Sued Dick Cheney for IP theft * Chased Barack Obama * Was a staffer in the Obama White House * Obama gave me a gift: a print out of a 1992 email written by Bill Clinton about his travel recommendations * Watched basketball with Obama and met Sasha and Malia * Hung out with Obama in a home movie shot by Secretary of State John Kerry * Hung out with Hillary Clinton * I was part of Hillary’s entourage and had to stop her assassination * Walking with Hillary, whose campaign I’m working on, while Queen’s ”You’re My Best friend” played * Attended Hillary’s inauguration [in the year 2000], to which she wore a wedding dress * Worked for Donald Trump * Gave Lindsey Graham shit, to his face, for supporting Trump * In a torrent of expletives, I told Donald Trump what I really thought of him * Talked to Joe Biden on an Amtrak train * I gave an extemporaneous speech that made Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cry; Pete Buttigieg was there to witness it * Am close friends with Joe and Jill Biden * Biden called me to talk about one of my stories * The US Capitol building flew around on rocket boosters * I try to stop an assassination plot against First Lady Melania Trump by Steve Bannon and her husband * As the newly elected president, I was about to go on “Saturday Night Live,” and Bob Woodward was with me and looked nervous

It’s a Living

Roy Schneider interviewed me, for something * Bradley Whitford was my boss * Craig Ferguson was my boss, at a Brooklyn café * I led a group whose purpose was unclear, but it included David Sedaris * I worked at Disneyland * And at a newspaper where Paul Reiser was an editor * Soon after Jeff Zucker quit CNN he tried to lick my neck at a party * I interviewed Brad Pitt * And Tom Hanks * And Sarah Silverman while we sat on a rock, by a brook, in the woods * On a work call with David Byrne * Martin Sheen and I worked in an office together and fought sometimes * Denzel Washington was my partner and we are cops * Morgan Freeman was my partner and we were homicide detectives * George Clooney and I were cops and I pursued a gang that included Philip Seymour Hoffman, who I shot * Anthony Hopkins and I were cops and he had a pet sloth that wasn’t potty trained * I participated in a sleep study, along with Mark Ruffalo, administered by Ethan Hawke * Robert Downey Jr., Sean Connery and I were all priests * I was a secret agent, protecting an Indian maharajah * Worked for Madeline Albright, as a spy * Tom Cruise and I were spies together * Same for George Clooney * I joined Laird Hamilton’s surfing crew * I was a guitarist a famous band as we recorded our last album * I was part of a medical team examining Spock’s brain * I was a superhero and a group of us were led by Adam West’s Batman * I was a superhero with the power to control electricity * I was Indiana Jones, stuck on an amusement park ride * I was an Olympic runner * I was an assassin * I was Bond, James Bond * I was…the Bat Man

Let’s Make a Motion Pictcha!

I talked to Dan Aykroyd about making a “Ghostbusters” prequel * Steve Buscemi refused to be in the film I just wrote * Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman helped me shop out my screenplay * Successfully pitched a script to Kate Winslet * Making a movie with Owen Wilson * Acting in a movie with Jeff Bridges * In a deleted scene from “The Karate Kid,” I played a referee of a fight between Daniel and Johnny, on a suburban lawn * Ally Sheedy and I were in an ’80s movie together and it was rumored we were romantically linked * I flirt with another actor in a movie with me: Katy Perry * In a war movie with Mickey Rooney * I was in “The Godfather” with Harrison Ford and we had three directors: George Lucas, Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola * I was in a film adaptation of “The Six Million Dollar Man” * In drag with Dustin Hoffman for a movie we were doing together * In the film “The Talented Mr. Ripley” with Matt Damon, Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow * Starred in “Hangover 2” with Zach Galifianakis and the Bradley Cooper * While on a film set with Amy Adams, I punched Bradley Cooper, and Christian Bale threatened me * Starred in a remake of “The Wizard of Oz,” with Amy Schumer * I played Fred Rogers in a movie * Hung out with my friend Seth Rogan on the set of the zombie movie we were in * Cut myself with a knife because my director, Lena Dunham, wanted me to for a movie * I starred in a [non-existent] film titled “Children of God” [though that is the name of the cult River and Joaquin and the rest of the Phoenix family were in when the children were little] in which a bald Kevin Spacey is the villain [like in “Superman Returns,” and like in real life]

More Business of Show

I tried out for a stage play version of “The Brady Bunch” * I was in a staged production of “The Wizard of Oz,” directed by Jerry Lewis * I started a local San Francisco television show and interviewed Burt Reynolds on it * Starred in a 1980s animated cartoon with O.J. Simpson, who was also my roommate * Teased Eddie Murphy about his career * Dressed as an ’80s rapper on a new show with Jim Carrey and Ricky Gervais * Talked to Christian Bale about doing a reboot of the Irish television show “Father Ted” * Offered a job by Spike Lee * On the debate stage with Steven Spielberg * Mel Gibson chased me in a scene filmed during my acting internship * I was one of Billy Crystal’s managers * Noah Wiley was my acting coach * I was on the show “The West Wing” and Martin Sheen said I was his favorite * Starred on the show “90210” * I was chosen to host a talk show called “The Truman Show,” inspired by the film * I teased Alec Baldwin about not doing Jack Ryan sequels * In the cast of “Friends” * I was hired to remake “Friends,” but in Russia or Japan * I tried to get John Stewart to hire me for “The Daily Show” by name dropping that John Kerry was my father-in-law * On a sketch show with Stephen Colbert * Starred in “Entourage” with my friend Kevin Dillon * My agent was Ari [Jeremy Piven] from “Entourage” * Idris Elba welcomed me to the Emmy Awards * Hosted the Oscars with Hugh Jackman who tried to help me as I bombed * Tracy Morgan and I worked at the BBC together and Alec Baldwin was our boss * Talked show biz with Sean Hayes * Was Russell Brand’s assistant * Did a reccuring comedy bit with my comedy partner in which we read headlines from the newspaper, in Irish accents * On the show “Parenthood,” as a Braverman * I worked at a production company run by actor Kumail Nanjiani * John Travolta complained about being in a CNN video I was producing * I disappointed Dax Shepard when I wouldn’t commit to being in his commercial…for lima beans

A Slippery Slope

I stole candy from Andy Warhol * Was arrested for stealing “ideas,” my jailer was Geoffrey Rush * I was a receptionist to a mob boss named Juan Calzone * Was mixed up in an Asian mob * I was a 1940s fedora-wearing criminal who only robbed other mobsters (a la Omar Little in “The Wire”) * Stole from Conan O’Brien’s bodega * Stole Sean Penn’s motorcycle * Beat up Denis Leary and, because of it, earned his respect * Robbed banks with Danny DeVito * After robbing a bank I was pursued by a cop: the actor Max von Sydow * Ashton Kutcher and I were running from the law together * I was part of a gang of burglars, our leader was a young Martin Sheen * As I was en route to prison, Willie Nelson gave me advice about the virtues of time spent in jail * I worked for but then ultimately sabotaged a mad man’s plot to bomb a school * I put a gun to Paul Giamatti’s head and threatened to kill him for robbing me * Tried to kill Anthony Hopkins * Shot Jeff Garland and Albert Brooks in the head during a gun battle * Tried to assassinate the Speaker of the House, Kevin Costner * Murdered Alan Alda * I was a super villain, falsely accused of killing Batman

Pleased to Meet You

Was at a dinner party with Sean Hannity * Met John Goodman * And Warren Beatty * And Forrest Gump * And Monica Lewinsky * Carrie Fisher too, at a party * And Drew Carey, after a sex party * I attended a party where you had to pretend to be a fictional character and I was in character as Henry Jones Jr., seeker of rare antiques, when I met Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher * Talked to Cuba Gooding Jr. * And Brian Cox * And Jamie Oliver, about Joseph Campbell and myths * Told Quentin Tarantino I was a fan of his novel “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” * Idris Elba came over to my place to buy something * Danny Bonaduce offered me a sip of his orange juice * I was invited to Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth

How’s it Hangin’?

Bill Murray was just hanging out in my kitchen * Hung out with Shannon Doherty * And Leonardo DiCaprio * Ed Burns * Peter Krause * Molly Ringwald * Aziz Ansari * Francis Ford Coppola * Parker Posey * Harrison Ford * Bill Clinton * Bill Clinton again, with George W. Bush * Jason Bateman (x2) * Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers * Jimmy Stewart and Gregory Peck * Ed Begley Junior and Louisa Louie-Dreyfus * Harry Shearer and Martin Short * Jack Nicholson, in a huge LA mansion * Joe Smith, the basketball player and Jim Carroll, the poet and author of “The Basketball Diaries” * Was hanging out with Kevin Bacon and Kira Sedgwick just as the latter disappeared * Hung out with Kelsey Grammer, Will Ferrell and Eddie Murphy * And a young Paul Newman * Kate’s best friend, Sandra Oh * John Hurt, who was Matthew Broderick’s dad * With Jake Gyllenhaal, and we talked about “Donnie Darko” * Another time with Aziz Ansari and this time we were being funny * In an amusement park, hanging out again with Harrison Ford, just after Sigourney Weaver and I were hitting on each other * On a train with Ewan McGregor, who turned into Bill Clinton before we chatted * Mingled with the cast of “Friends,” along with Bill Murray again, while I was wearing a “Ghostbusters” costume * Discussed movies with Will Smith * Talked to Martin Sheen about his role playing homeless rights advocate Mitch Snyder in a [real] made-for-TV role * Ethan Hawke and I talked about the American Transcendentalists * Had dinner with Adam Sandler * And Stephen Colbert * And at Paula Poundstone’s house * Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher also had me over for dinner * I went on a run with Dan Aykroyd * Discussed writing with William Safire * Watched TV and chatted with Frances McDormand * Watched a movie with Joe Pesci * Went to the movies with Sigourney Weaver * Watched a movie with Al Gore, in a saloon * Got coffee with comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Jimmy Fallon * Flirted with Kristen Stewart * And Kristen Bell Peter Jennings came by to my birthday party * Played in a playground with Parker Posey * Took a bus trip with John Turturro * Invited to sleep over at a friends’ house along with David Byrne * Attended a funeral with Ashley Judd * Got high with Bill Keller of the New York Times * Got high with The Monkees’ Davy Jones * Andy Samberg and I got high, with the Hells Angels

My Celebrity Friends

I was friendly with Bradley Cooper, who led my yoga retreat * Neighbors with Paul Newman and Peter Fonda * And with Peter Jennings * Accidently showed up at my neighbor’s house naked, and my neighbor was Adam Sandler * Jim Carrey was my roommate * Stayed at Axl Rose’s farmhouse * Friends with Shirley MacLaine * And Jack Black * Roseanne Barr * Matt Lauer * Gary Shandling, Brad Bird and Jim Neighbors, all together * John Stamos, since college * Michael Rappaport, from when he was in “True Romance” * I played cards with my friend Paul Rudd and we talked about “Anchorman” * I was very close friends with William Shatner * With my dear friend, Ellen DeGeneres, I talked about her running for president * I teased my good friend, Jason Bateman * I cheered up my pal Dr. Sanjay Gupta * I made my close friend John Hamm cry after we got in a big fight * My friend since childhood, Mark Wahlberg, was excited to tell me about his new fast food restaurant chain * While at a college reunion James McAvoy and I became friends * Eric LaSalle got me into an exclusive club * Eric LaSalle and I went on vacation together * Went on a double date, to the theater, with Warren Beatty * Out drinking with Rashida Jones * Got drunk with Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassidy * Was the first to congratulate my friends, and Scrooged” stars, Bill Murray and Karen Allen at their wedding * Played a game with Ben Affleck and other friends in which we decide which city was most like our personality and I chose Boston; Brad Pitt confided to me he was balding * Keanu Reeves and I went surfing * Billy Crystal threw me a party * Bernie Mac helped me move * Drove into the desert with Shirley MacLaine * Drove cross country with Jodie Foster * Spent Christmas with Crispin Glover * Planned a double family vacation with Jerry Seinfeld * I was the Best Man at Robert Redford’s wedding

The Trouble With Celebrities

Brad Pitt, my office coworker, made fun of my clothes * Octavia Spencer smeared the drawing I made in my journal, with her tears * Jordan Peele didn’t give me a promised ride to the airport and I missed my flight * Stephen Colbert showed me a robe Betty White stole from a Bangkok hotel * Christian Bale broke our toaster during a snowball fight inside our apartment * Talked to an angry Mel Gibson on the phone * In a taxi with an angry Ethan Hawke who exposed himself to the driver * Used parkour to escape Sean Hayes * Bullied by two actors in the same film as me: Donald Sutherland and Jack Nicholson * I was chased by Morgan Freeman. * And William Shatner * I witnessed Michael B. Jordan punch a guy in the face * In a fist fight with Michael Ian Black * Fight with Jason Schwartzman in Jerry Seinfeld’s car * In a violent and prolonged fist fight with Mark Wahlberg * Stopped a fight between Nick Nolte and Willem DaFoe, with the latter kicking me as a tried * Drugged by Jimmy Kimmel * I beat up Tom Cruise after he tried to kidnap me * Played a deadly game of tag with Forest Whitaker * Chased by my nemesis, Burt Reynolds, who intended to kill me * Dave Chapelle also tried to kill me * And Joaquin Phoenix * In jail with Anthony Edwards * In a knife fight with John Goodman * In a gun fight with the cast of “Entourage” * I stopped Helen Mirren, a spy, from her mission to kill my dad * I tracked down Natalie Portman’s killer: Philip Seymour Hoffman * Roger Moore and I tried to help a woman being chased by Jack Nicholson * I confronted bank robbers disguised as Sean Penn and Madonna * On a pirate ship captured by Cuba Gooding Jr. * While in a hot tub with Kate and O.J. Simpson the latter tried to murder a Native American woman who looked like Nicole Simpson * Witnessed R. Kelly murder a man * Mickey Rourke was pushing kids off a cliff to their death * Kevin Spacey was murdering people by force-feeding them Comet cleanser * Frank Sinatra sponsored a euthanasia bus that killed its terminal passengers by crashing into a wall

Rando Calrissian

Drove Speed Racer’s car, the Mach 5 * Visited a place where everyone had a pet glow-in-the-dark dinosaur * Watched a Canadian reality show of people getting fired * I accidentally ate burgers and chicken sandwiches as a vegetarian * Attacked by leeches * Rode a giant rodent as part of an escape route of a city post-apocalypse * Ran from the Hulk, afraid for my life * Had my feet sawed off * In a gun fight over the nature vs. nurture debate * Flew a helicopter in a live action video game * Selected to go to the moon * Nearly killed by a crashing USS Enterprise * Rescued from a large dragon by the animated Pete’s Dragon * Asked Stephen Glass why he committed all that journalism fraud * Was the size of a small GI Joe doll, being killed along with others by being thrown off a cliff that was just a bed, but deadly for someone our size * I successfully predicted [in real life] the outcomes of two college basketball games * [I predicted a real life girlfriend break-up with dreams in which] I survived both a tsunami and a roller coaster * [Days before a real life unexpected job firing, I have a dream in which] I peeled off big sections of my own skin, tearing them away but with no pain * Lived in a dystopia in which “Nestlé owns half the world” * As tsunamis flooded Earth I was selected as crew for a mission to find another planet for humans to inhabit * I argued with my fellow future apocalypse survivors against destroying Earth, which couldn’t support human life anymore but was populated by creatures that looked like Ewoks * Joined friends in traveling through time and stealing things, on the one condition that I could run the length of a marathon through various times * I was a werewolf and hurt someone, but escaped by jumping off the top floor of the building * We reached a point in the Covid pandemic where people themselves were replicating like a virus and I was in a small a room filled with David Allans from the pandemic multiverse, some wearing masks, others not, coming from times or timelines where things were worse or better * Picked out furniture for God

Rando Calrissian, Celebrity Edition

On the run with Indiana Jones * Beat LL Cool J in a rap battle * Wrestled Tim Robbins * Beat a drunk John Voight at arm wrestling * In a volleyball tournament with Hugh Laurie * Patton Oswalt and I competed in a running race * Bradley Cooper was also being competitive with me, while on vacation together * Keanu Reeves and I competed in a sport involving shopping in a grocery store using crutches * Beat Tom Cruise … at a game we called “war” * I tried to save Sydney Poitier’s life * Performed CPR on Charlton Heston when he went into cardiac arrest at a pool * Samuel L. Jackson and I kicked some guys’ asses * I pissed off Tommy Lee Jones * Went camping in Alaska with characters from the TV show “Northern Exposure” * Wrote to Rob Morrow about liking a show he was on * Wrote a story about how David Letterman was the cynical voice of Gen X * Gabriel Byrne was the pilot of a plane I was trying to board * Went to party with Angelina Jolie and Nick Cage, who yodeled in the party’s talent show * Attended a royal ceremony for Queen Elizabeth, along with Hugh Grant * Attended a birthday party cohosted by Ellen DeGeneres * I did good Peter Falk impression * Traded Hunter S. Thompson impressions with John Malkovich * Rescued a homeless Timothy Hutton * Got career advice from Joseph Campbell * Martin Scorsese was fishing for a compliment from me * Sat in an Orthodox rabbi’s seat but the rabbi was actually Meryl Streep * Sarah Silverman was my therapist * Helped at the cell phone store by employees Rob Lowe and Jason Bateman; Will Arnett was there too * Tried to stop Johnny Depp from scamming Meryl Streep * Attended a banjo performance starring John Lithgow and Luke and Owen Wilson * Saw Bob Dylan busk, in Germany * Andy Samberg and Will Ferrell made out together, in my bed * On a double date with Kate at the Playboy Mansion, along with Hugh Hefner and his date * Aimee Mann gave me a blow job * On a scavenger hunt in my own bedroom with David Lynch * Neil DeGrasse Tyson helped old people off buses while I just watched * Helped Harrison Ford get into his apartment after he lost his key * Alec Baldwin lectured me about porn and Catholic guilt * Considered renting an apartment outside Paris, from Robert De Niro * Our pet, E.T., was unwell * Brian Dennehy was our new babysitter * Accidentally had the flip phone belonging to NPR correspondent Sylvia Poggioli * Met Dr. Seuss, who was a woman, in the 1960s * Tried to sneak into a mall, the entrance guarded by King Friday of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” * Attended a wedding in which Paul Rudd was the officiant * Asked Ed McMahon about a rule to a game I was playing and that he invented * Claire Danes was dating my cousin Robert * John Oliver taught me, Alice and Harriet how to drive stick shift * Introduced my daughter Alice to Paul Newman * Watched Jennifer Garner fall off a tight rope and die * Told Terry Garr she was the Bernie (although I said “Abraham”) Madoff of comedy “because she steals so many laughs from costars” * Liev Schreiber put his head on my lap, like a pillow; he asked for permission but didn’t wait for an answer * Jason Sudekis worked with me at CNN to help pay for care for his special needs daughter, who lived at Jeff Zucker’s house * Kirsten Dunst and my Mom were close friends and regularly went to the theater together * I ditched Taylor Swift (in blackface) so that I could get dinner with Lorne Michaels and Robert DeNiro, but then they ditched me to have dinner with my Mom. MOM!!



David Allan

CNN’s Executive Editor of Enterprise and Features (Travel, Style, Wellness, Science). This account represents my personal views, not CNN’s.