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Emmy Contenders: Gillian Jacobs on 'Girls,' 'Community' and snacking
Emmy Contenders: Gillian Jacobs on 'Girls,' 'Community' and snacking

For Gillian Jacobs, best known for playing unstable do-gooder Britta on the beleaguered "Community," having a guest arc on a show like HBO's "Girls" has her navigating new talking-points terrain. Jacobs stopped by the Los Angeles Times’ studio to chat about both series, and had a revelation midstream while answering questions about her "Girls" character Mimi Rose Howard, who was introduced last season as Adam's independent and mature girlfriend. "We never talk about the relationships on 'Community,'" Jacobs said. "There's not a psychological profile of the characters." The differences between the shows, as...

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