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    Watch: Jenny Slate's Husband Tricks Her and Their Friends Into Being Stars of His Hilarious Short

    In this clip from "Conan," "Obvious Child" star Jenny Slate tells the story of how her husband, writer/director Dean Fleischer-Camp, tricks people into thinking he is taking a picture, but really he's making a film.

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    Gravitas Ventures Acquires Comedy 'The Longest Week,' Starring Jason Bateman and Olivia Wilde

    Gravitas Ventures has nabbed U.S. rights to Peter Glanz's "The Longest Week." The comedy stars Jenny Slate, Olivia Wilde, Billy Crudup and Jason Bateman and is based on Glanz's short film "A Relationship in Four Days," which screened at the Cannes and Sundance film festivals.

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    WATCH: Jenny Slate Talks Sex and Standup in Her Breakout Role in 'Obvious Child' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Stand-up comic Jenny Slate didn't go from zero to breakout overnight. Typically, like many performers, she's had wins and losses--like losing her gig on Saturday Night Live. It wasn't a good fit, she admits now. Clearly, indie "Obvious Child" suited her talents perfectly, as writer-director Gillian ...

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    ‘Obvious Child’ Director Gillian Robespierre & Jenny Slate Talk Boundaries In Comedy, Naturalism, Improv, More

    Razor-sharp writing, taut direction, and a stellar central performance by Jenny Slate anchor Gillian Robespierre’s debut directorial feature “Obvious Child.” You’ve likely heard otherwise, its treatment of abortion dominating conversation and even the film’s promotional material, but while Robespier...

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    Watch: Gillian Robespierre & Jenny Slate on Making 'The Best Friend' the Lead in 'Obvious Child'

    Robespierre's main goal with turning her short into a feature was to take the classic rom-com "best friend" -- who is usually just a supporting character, but nevertheless, she insists, is the one with the best jokes -- and put her in the lead role.

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    Watch: First Trailer For FX Drama 'Tyrant' From 'Harry Potter' Director David Yates

    Traditionally, TV slows down in the summer months, but that was in the days before pay-cable came to prominence. "Game Of Thrones" et al might be winding down for the season, but HBO will debut "The Leftovers" and the final season of "True Blood" in just a few weeks, while Showtime still has some "P...

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    Obvious Child

    ‘Obvious Child’ is a small-scale but winning comedy from writer-director Gillian Robespierre and leading lady Jenny Slate.

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    Laughing At Your Own Pain is Brilliantly Hilarious in ‘Obvious Child'

    Charmingly obscene and hilarious, "Obvious Child" is the most intelligent, female empowering, comedy of the year.

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