Arrested Development’s Judy Greer Explains Why Character Actors Have More Fun

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
May 19 2014 6:11 PM

Weren’t You in That        Movie …?

The Gist with Mike Pesca speaks with Judy Greer about the blessing and curse of being a character actor.

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Listen to Episode 11 of Slate’s The Gist:

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We hear that a common obstacle to prosecuting campus sexual assault cases is the so-called “he said, she said” problem. Veteran prosecutor Christopher Mallios joins us to explain how district attorneys can use existing laws to crack down on rape much more effectively.

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Then we’ll talk with comic actress Judy Greer. You know her from somewhere (probably Arrested Development) and we’ll find out how she handles being recognized on line at the grocery store. Plus, Mike’s take on media diet sanctimony.

Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.

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