1. “I’ve heard of Modesto (I think I’ve been there on the way to Yosemite), is there an In-N-Out?”
Yes. There are two, actually. I haven’t been to either.
2. “Do you know Scott and Laci Peterson?”
I did. I once vacationed with them -- it’s a long story.
3. “Do you know Chandra Levy?”
I knew her, too; went to school and took ballet with her.
4. “Do you drink Boone's?”
Not anymore, but I did A LOT in high school (sorry Mom and Dad).
5. “Did you grow up on a farm?”
No. I grew up in a house. With a fence and everything. But, and I know this may come as a shock, for everything Modesto has working against it, it has many redeeming things working for it.
Here are the 13 reasons Modesto isn't actually The Worst: