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Retta: Tweet Yo' Self

Retta reflects on trading her career in chemistry for comedy, her "crazy" audition for Parks And Recreation, and what she loves about portraying a fully-realized character on Good Girls.

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April Showers Bring Yam Flowers

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Don't Mess up This Good Thing Janet Jackson
Letter To Elise The Cure

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Biopic: The Movie: The Game

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The Box Fad Gadget

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Retta: Tweet Yo' Self

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Patience Tame Impala

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Away Games

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Savage Victory Thee Oh Sees

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If Rock Stars Weren't Rock Stars

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Here In After De La Soul

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Hockey Fact Bag With Retta

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Mystic OFS Unlimited

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Case In Points

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