She signs one of the pages, "Lots of luck," and then draws a stick man. Free chat rooms provide great opportunities to chat with friends and family privately."I don't talk about things I don't want to talk about." This is truth in advertising.Many actors limit what they say about their children, as Keener does regarding her young son, or about whom they're dating.You're sitting in an Irish pub with Catherine Keener, nursing your second Bloody Mary, when she leans over and asks you a question: "Do you want to walk me home? Outside, it's spring in New York, and you zigzag from one patch of shade to the next.
When she attends red-carpet events, she often won't take a date, or even a wingwoman. "I can duck easier." In a culture that thrives on sharing every detail of our existence, in streams of endless Twitter updates, isn't privacy something of a liability?
Namely, how you moved to New York six years ago and all your failed attempts at dating.
She racks her brain for someone she can set you up with, all the while gently holding your arm.
"She has this whimsical reality that sometimes ventures on the absurd," Di Cillo says. They think, 'She's a little bit like me.' "By Hollywood standards, Keener really is like the rest of us.
She says, half-jokingly, that although her friends are sometimes concerned about her making her mortgage payments, she couldn't be happier with her career.