Jenny Slate visited Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre’s very good podcast, “Crybabies,” to talk about what makes her cry. In the manner of most evocations of human truths, the listed tear-triggers are a potent combination of specific-universal. Could you also cry about gentle dinosaurs, and grandparents memories, and loneliness? Couldn’t everyone, life is a lot sometimes.
Jenny Slate, who talked about tears. Photo: Donato Sardella/Getty Images