Seven Reasons To Love Jenny Slate

The Guardian: ‘Actress, comedian and professional poop-joke generator Jenny Slate is what you’d call a rising star. Her new film, “Obvious Child,” has been praised as a refreshingly modern romantic comedy that de-stigmatizes the gross realities of life. In it, her character, Donna Stern, navigates a break up, a flailing career, an unplanned pregnancy, and, ultimately, an abortion. The film reflects women in a post-“Girls” world – it takes on politically fraught issues like sex and abortion and normalizes them for an audience that has been waiting for someone to do so. Slate, 32, embodies this mission effortlessly in real life, too – in her stand-up, on Twitter and with her friends – by just being herself. There are more reasons to love Jenny Slate than we can possibly list, but here are a few.’

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