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Donald Glover & Aubrey Plaza featured in Elle Magazine

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<p><i>Elle</i> October 2010<br>
<b><u>
A Few Good Men</u></b><br>
by Nojan Aminosharei<br>
photographed by Doug Inglish</p>

<p><i>We proudly present three more reasons to pay homage to the mid-'80s, with the next crop of bright young things.</i></p>

<p>Clark Duke, 25: The Straight Man</p>

<p>Dave Franco, 25: The Breakout</p>

<p><a href="http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/performers/3970">Donald Glover</a>, 27: The Quadruple Threat<br>
Comedian, former <i>30 Rock</i> writer, star of NBC's <i>Community</i>, and serious rapper. (Well, not <i>too</i> serious: His album <i>Culdesac</i> features lyrics a la "crowd at my shows more mixed than Rashida Jones.")</p>

<p><i>Do you think you can keep all this up?</i><br>
It's the same as asking, Do you think you'll live forever? No. But I'm going to try! Also, I'm working on a device that will make me live forever.</p>

<p><i>When did you realize you'd crossed over into adulthood?</i><br>
The first time my dentist said, "You <i>have</i> to start flossing. Gum activity is related to heart activity." They never say that to kids.  That's legit adult shit.</p>

<p><i>Elle</i> October 2010<br>
<b><u>
25 Quarterbacks</u></b><br>
photographed by Carter Smith<br>
styled by Joe Zee</p>

<p><i>When Elle touched down 25 years ago, Wham's "Careless Whisper" topped the charts, Back to the Future ruled, The Cosby Show was number one -- and a new generation of smart, talented, game-changing artists, filmmakers, actresses, and activists were busy being born.  What will these 25-somethings do with the next 25 years?  We can't wait to see.</i></p>

<p>1. Anna Kendrick: actress, scene-stealer</p>

<p>2. Lauren Bush: activist, pedigreed designer</p>

<p>3. Gabourey Sidibe: actress, Hollywood cliche slayer</p>

<p>4. Lea Michele: actress, Gleek heroine</p>

<p>5. Aurel Schmidt: artist, NYC scenester</p>

<p>6. Susanna Lau (aka Susie Bubble): blogger, UK stylephile</p>

<p>7. Chloe Malle: journalist, high-profile offspring</p>

<p>8. Lindsey Vonn: skier, Olympic medalist</p>

<p>9. Megan Fox: actress, bombshell</p>

<p>10. Sarah Lane: ballerina, American Ballet Theatre soloist</p>

<p>11. Dianna Agron: actress, Gleek convert</p>

<p>12. Greta Gerwig: actress, mumblecore queen</p>

<p>13. Grace & Mamie Gummer: actresses, Meryl Streep's progeny</p>

<p>14. Amanda Blank: singer and rapper, indie phenom</p>

<p>15. Meghan McCain: blogger, GOP rabble-rouser</p>

<p>16. Melanie Fiona: singer, Motown reviver</p>

<p>17. Camilla Belle: actress, fashion muse</p>

<p>18. Isabel Lucas: actress, eco warrior</p>

<p>19. <a href="http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/performers/3831">Aubrey Plaza</a>: actress, (deadpan) funny girl</p>

<p><i>Credits:</i> Seth Rogen heartbreaker in Judd Apatow's <i>Funny People</i>; bone-dry office intern April on NBC's <i>Parks and Recreation</i></p>

<p><i>To do before she's 30:</i> "I want to have as many babies as I can.  I'll just crank them out on hiatuses."</p>

<p><i>Age she feels:</i> "Professionally, I feel like a little baby who doesn't know how to eat.  Socially, like a 60-year-old because I never go out."</p>

<p>20. Amanda Seyfried: actress, box-office sweetheart</p>

<p>21. Janelle Monae: singer, Diddy protege</p>

<p>22. Mila Kunis: actress, male obsession</p>

<p>23. Olivia Thirlby: actress, indie ingenue</p>

<p>24. Lauren Conrad: ex-reality TV star, novelist</p>

<p>25. Bar Refaeli: model, "the body" circa 2010</p>