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Mindy Kaling And Reese Witherspoon Went To Lunch And We Weren’t Invited

Today in Celeb Friendships I’d Like To Get In On: Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon had a fun-filled girlfriends lunch together in Hollywood this weekend. Are they collaborating on a project? Just pals? Might Reese make an appearance on “The Mindy Project”? Maybe Mindy will appear in Reese’s film adaptations of Gone Girl and Wild? The…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 3, 2012

Mindy Kaling Says Gross Is Funny

“Do you remember that episode of 30 Rock where Liz got the cheap Lasik and starts crying out of her mouth? It was so funny and a bit grotesque. I just thought, This is the funniest, coolest thing ever. In The Office, I didn’t get that many opportunities to go, Yeah, I’m completely willing to

By: Julie Gerstein / October 31, 2012

Celeb Street Style Spotlight: Leopard Print Shoes

Looking for an easy way to add some interest to a simple outfit, or take a funky ensemble to the next level? Just add some leopard print shoes. Whether you choose flats, boots, or pumps, a touch of animal print always makes a statement. Click through to see how 12 celebs, from Mindy Kaling to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 25, 2012

How To Tell The Difference Between A Man And A Boy

I’ve finally gotten around to reading Mindy Kaling’s book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? One of the things that struck me the most is her chapter about the difference between men and boys. She reveals that until she was in her 30s, she only dated boys because men scared the shit out of her:…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 2, 2012

Why Mindy Kaling Is A True Man Repeller

“I have found it to be true that men tend to not understand or like sequins very much,” actress and writer Mindy Kaling said in an interview on Tuesday with Terry Gross on NPR’s “Fresh Air.” She continued, “Men don’t like the wedge shoe, I have noticed. Men don’t like the statement necklace or chunky, tribal jewelry.”

But, she hasn’t…

By: Stylelist / September 30, 2012

Mindy Kaling Opens Up About Losing Her Mom To Cancer

“My relationship with my mom is really the single most profound relationship that I’ve ever had in my life,” she tells me. “By the way, it seems like I’m … I’m just blowing my nose. It’s not because I’m sad.” She has allergies and a cold, she promises. But her voice breaks when she start…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 11, 2012

On “The Mindy Project”‘s Squicky Jokes About Race

It’s not easy to make offensive jokes about ignorance. One person’s ignorant joke can be another person’s joke about ignorance and even if your comedy has the best of intentions, it’s frequently misunderstood.  Offensive humor is tricky to balance, but smart humorists can do it well.

I believe Mindy Kaling from “The Office” i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 29, 2012

Mindy Kaling Won’t Answer Your Stupid “Are Women Funny?” Question

“The Office” actress/writer Mindy Kaling is so over this “Are women funny?” conversation. (As am I.) While speaking to the Television Critics Association, Kaling was asked about recent pay-attention-to-meeeee comments by “The Man Show”‘s Adam Carolla that women just aren’t as funny as men. “Anything about putting into question whether women are funny or…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2012

10 New Shows We’re Most (And Least) Excited For

The 2012 upfronts are over! Dozens of brand-new midseason and fall 2012 television shows were announced, and we offered snap judgments on all of them. (See herehereherehere, and here.) And now that we’ve had, oh, 24 hours to reflect, we’ve chosen the five shows we are most looking forward to and the five shows that…

By: NYMag.com / May 19, 2012

Morning Quickies: “The Mindy Project” Looks Soooo Good

Check out a first look at Mindy Kaling’s new show, “The Mindy Project,” coming to Fox this fall on Tuesday nights.  Mindy plays a smart, funny OB-GYN who sometimes makes an ass of herself while drunk and prays before dates … hmm, just like me.  I am so going to watch the shit out…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 15, 2012

Mindy Kaling Gets All Up In Fox’s Ladybits Playing An OB/GYN In New Sitcom

Sitcoms for everyone! Mindy Kaling is the latest lady we love to get her own show: a source tells NYmag.com that Fox will be ordering a pilot written and starring the fabulous Miss K. The “Office” star will play an OB/GYN as “young Bridget Jones type … trying to navigate both her personal and professional lives.”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 31, 2012

Our Favorite Funny Lady Tweets Of The Week!

This week some of our favorite funny ladies glammed it up at the PCAs, and took home some awards to boot! But our much-loved hilarious women don’t have to win any trophies to win us over with their witty, snarky, and relate-able words of wisdom. And whether they are comedians, actresses, writers, or even models, their…

By: Tres Sugar / January 13, 2012

Mindy Kaling Thought She Was Bill Clinton’s Type Because She’s “A Little Chunky”

Leave it to Mindy Kaling to make meeting former President Bill Clinton on “The Today Show” sound adorable. And also leave it to Mindy Kaling to suggest she thought she could be Bill’s type because she’s “a little chunky.” That’s one way to look at it. [Team Coco]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 7, 2012

The Frisky Staff’s Favorite Books Of 2011

It might seem like all we read around here is Tumblrs about Ryan Gosling. That’s only the partial truth: most of us are pretty huge bookworms. The Frisky staff is constantly lending our most loved books, swapping recommendations, and just in general being big-ass nerds. We’re not the kinds of blog that keeps you up-to-date…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2011

Just Mindy Kaling And Bill Clinton Talking About Their Favorite Books, No Big Deal

In this clip from “The Today Show,” Ann Curry discusses favorite books with Bill Clinton and Mindy Kaling, which is, yes, kind of a strange pair. You can tell Mindy is a little freaked out by the set up, and Ann is kind of a stone cold beyotch to Mindy, dissing her while she flirt…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2011

Mindy Kaling Isn’t Dumb Just Because She’s Girly

“I think people still think that I’m like my character [on "The Office"], or that because I like girly things and I have a lilt in my voice that I’m dumb. But I don’t think you can be dumb and write a big chunk of a TV show. … I think of myself as a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 10, 2011

Hanging Out With Mindy Kaling

Even the title of Mindy Kaling‘s new book of essays is relatable: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns). I’ve totally been there, too, girl. Now all of us can hang out with “The Office” writer/actress any time we want. With her trademark wit and intellect, Mindy shares stories about her immigrant parents, performing…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 1, 2011

Mindy Kaling Shares Her Concerns

It should come as no surprise that The Frisky staff is fairly obsessed with “Office” writer and star Mindy Kaling. It’s not just that we love her ridiculous portrayal of Kelly Kapoor, but we think it’s seriously great that she’s emerged as one of the smartest and sassiest female television writers around. We can’t wait…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 6, 2011

How To Insult Mindy Kaling

“Recently I tweeted, ‘I can’t read another article about how great it is to see the Harry Potter kids growing up.’ And everyone was like, ‘Why all the hate? Emma Watson’s a thousand times prettier than you!’ Sometimes people tweet at you and it’s, like, ‘You just wanted to tell me I was ugly. You’ve…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 3, 2011

Mindy Kaling Defends Romantic Comedies

“I feel almost embarrassed revealing this, because the genre has been so degraded in the past twenty years that saying you like romantic comedies is essentially an admission of mild stupidity. But that has not stopped me from enjoying them. I like watching people fall in love onscreen so much that I can suspend my…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 28, 2011