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Fresh Air for June 28, 2014

Director Gillian Robespierre (left) co-wrote Obvious Child as a short film in 2009 with an empowered lead female in mind. Jenny Slate, who starred as Donna in the feature film, says she was excited about the role. Courtesy of A24 Films hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Mary Gauthier, Miranda Lambert, The Women Behind 'Obvious Child'

Fresh Air Weekend: Mary Gauthier, Miranda Lambert, The Women Behind 'Obvious Child'

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Fresh Air for June 27, 2014

Fresh Air for June 26, 2014

Director Gillian Robespierre (left) co-wrote Obvious Child as a short film in 2009 with an empowered female lead in mind. Jenny Slate, who stars as Donna in the feature film, says she was excited about the role. Courtesy of A24 Films hide caption

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The Women Behind 'Obvious Child' Talk Farts, Abortion And Stage Fright

The Women Behind 'Obvious Child' Talk Farts, Abortion And Stage Fright

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Fresh Air for June 24, 2014

"Music and books, I think, were the two things I trusted the most as a child," Mary Gauthier says. Jack Spencer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mary Gauthier De-Romanticizes Romantic Love

Mary Gauthier De-Romanticizes Romantic Love

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