Jenny Slate

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Jenny Sarah Slate is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and author best known as the creator of the Marcel the Shell With Shoes On short films, which was also spun off into a children's book. She is also known for her season as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2009 to 2010, as well as for her recurring roles on House of Lies, Parks and Recreation, Bob's Burgers, and Kroll Show. She most recently starred in the 2014 Sundance film Obvious Child, and currently co-stars in the FX comedy series Married.

Average rating: 4.05 · 1,839 ratings · 359 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Marcel the Shell with Shoes...

4.11 avg rating — 829 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Little Weirds

3.99 avg rating — 598 ratings — published 2019 — 11 editions
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Marcel the Shell: the Most ...

3.91 avg rating — 317 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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About the House

4.27 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2016
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“As the image of myself becomes sharper in my brain and more precious, I feel less afraid someone else will erase me by denying me love.”
Jenny Slate

“I am tired of sinking down to a lower place to be with men. I am tired of throwing a tarp over some of my personality so that the shape of my identity suits some gross man a little better for whatever shitty things he needs to do in order to keep his boring identity erect and supreme.”
Jenny Slate, Little Weirds

“Yes, there have been lots of feelings that have felt like breaths in with no out breaths.”
Jenny Slate, Little Weirds

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