Posts tagged "jenny slate"

Thank Us Later: Kotex Lightdays Will Change Your Life

When it comes to period-related products, there’s very little I haven’t tried on the basis of professional curiosity (that profession being having a vagina). Pads were instantly annoying, and immediately…

Beejoli Shah | March 10, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Jenny Slate Champions Repro Rights While Accepting Award For “Obvious Child”

I am so proud to be in a movie that is joyful and thoughtful and depicts a modern and authentic experience of unplanned pregnancy…Gillian Robespierre and Elizabeth Holm, who wrote…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 16, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Watch Jenny Slate Sing “Landslide” As Marcel The Shell

For Jenny Slate, Marcel the Shell is more than just an onscreen character — his voice makes an appearance anytime Jenny wants to provide commentary on her life without feeling…

Claire Hannum | December 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: “Obvious Child” Star Jenny Slate On Abortion, Hollywood & Feminism

If you think you don’t know who Jenny Slate is, you just haven’t attached the name to the person. She’s Mona-Lisa on “Parks and Recreation”; Tammy on “Bob’s Burgers”; a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 9:00 am

6 Reasons You Need To See “Obvious Child”

It’s not often that I endorse dragging your butt to go see a movie in the theater. Tickets cost as much as a cocktail, theatergoers are rude, the floors are…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The Frisky Is Sending 100 Fans To The Movies For An Advance Screening Of “Obvious Child”

Here at The Frisky, we love going to the movies. We also love free stuff. We KNOW we’re not alone here, so we’re giving away 50 pairs of movie tickets

Katie Oldenburg | May 22, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Not Your Usual Rom-Com: Jenny Slate Is Having An Abortion In “Obvious Child”

Considering that one in three women will have an abortion during her lifetime, we don’t see too many on the big screen. Even in “Knocked Up” and “Juno,” two of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Kristen Schaal Joins The American Cast Of “Pulling”

Kristen Schaal from “30 Rock” has joined ABC’s remake of the British TV series “Pulling” with Jenny Slate and June Diane Raphael. Schaal is replacing meh famous person Mandy…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Jenny Slate Shares The Inspiration Behind “Marcel The Shell”

Jenny Slate is one of our favorite comediennes and we’re huge fans of her Marcel the Shell character. This past week, she was on “Conan” and discussed the origin of…

Julie Gerstein | February 4, 2012 - 9:00 am

Marcel The Shell Gives Brian Williams A Hard Time

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is becoming quite the celebrity! After garnering millions of fans with his YouTube videos, Marcel just released a book, and may soon be seen…

Julie Gerstein | December 13, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Marcel The Shell With Shoes On Returns!

Our old friend Marcel the Shell with shoes on is back! And he’s got a bunch of new things to tell us, about how he travels (by bug), where he…

Julie Gerstein | November 15, 2011 - 1:40 pm

The Best On-Screen Depiction Of Abortion We’ve Ever Seen

In Gillian Robespierre’s amazing and hysterical new short, “Obvious Child,” a woman has a clumsy one-night stand and learns that she’s pregnant. And shock of all shocks–she decides to have…

Julie Gerstein | November 4, 2011 - 10:40 am

Gabe And Jenny: What’s Wrong With Your Body?

Gabe and Jenny are best friends and very funny people. Jenny is Jenny Slate, who you might remember from last season’s “Saturday Night Live,” and Gabe is Gabe Liedman, her…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Gabe And Jenny Hate Books, Love Dilbert

Gabe Liedman and “SNL” alum Jenny Slate are best friends. They’re also some of the funniest people we wish we were buddies with. In this video, Jenny and Gabe…

Julie Gerstein | September 21, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Amy Poehler Will Host “Saturday Night Live”‘s Season Premiere, But Jenny Slate Is Out

Do a little happy dance: Amy Poehler will return to “Saturday Night Live” on September 25th to host with Katy Perry as the musical guest. But all is not well…

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2010 - 7:15 pm

… And We F**king Love Them For That: SNL’s Jenny Slate & Other Fleeting Expletives on TV

The 35th season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” dropped a bomb on American TV screens – an F-bomb. On her first night on last weekend’s show, newest cast member Jenny

Xiomara Martinez-White | September 29, 2009 - 11:30 am

Jenny Slate Makes Her Debut On “SNL” By Dropping The F-Bomb

And this is her face just seconds after doing it. Jenny Slate, the newest addition to “Saturday Night Live,” kick-started her time on the seminal comedy show by accidentally letting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 11:00 am

“Saturday Night Live” Signs Two New Cast Members With Vajayjays

My dream job (aside from being a Frisky blogger, of course) would be “SNL” cast member. After Amy Poehler left the show last season, I thought I had my chance…

Ami Angelowicz | September 2, 2009 - 6:40 pm