A stand-up gal: ‘Obvious Child’ mixes emotion and humor to make a rom-com worth watching

By JIM SABATASO | STAFF The most controversial thing about Obvious Child is how uncontroversial it is. The new comedy by first-time director Gillian Robespierre stars Jenny Slate as Donna, a struggling Brooklyn standup comic, who, after a boozy one-night stand, discovers she’s pregnant and decides to get an abortion. That wasn’t a spoiler. While the…

Daily Clicks — May 26, 2014

• Wait, you mean jackalopes aren’t real?! Damn you, Dave Coulier! (wired.com) • If this past weekend’s release of X-Men: Days of Future Past left you scratching your head, here’s a detailed history of the classic 1981 comic book story on which the film is based. Spoiler alert: It’s way better than the movie. (vulture.com) • $2 bills are are…