Mindy Kaling Says Abortion Is Too Serious to Tackle in a Sitcom

Mindy Kaling graces the cover of this month's issue of Flare magazine, and in the accompanying interview addresses the curious fact that even though all of the main characters in The Mindy Project work in an OB-GYN clinic, the show has never brought up abortion. Well, she sort of addressed it. » 9/03/14 2:30pm 9/03/14 2:30pm

Breaking Bad's Skyler White Finds an Admirer on The Mindy Project

It's only been on for a season and a half or so, but The Mindy Project has had a smattering of interesting, high-profile guest stars: Common; Ben Feldman (aka Ginsberg on Mad Men); Happy Endings' Adam Pally; Chloe Sevigny; James Franco. Tomorrow's episode features Timothy Olyphant. And coming soon: A character played… » 11/04/13 4:30pm 11/04/13 4:30pm

Nobody Liked Mindy Kaling's Short Hair Except Mindy Kaling

In the season premiere of The Mindy Project (on tonight), Dr. Mindy Lahiri can be found sporting a new short 'do, but don't expect it to stick around for too long. As showrunner and Mindy Project star Mindy Kaling told Jimmy Fallon last night, the pixie cut was actually a wig (dammit, this is just like Beyoncé all… » 9/17/13 1:00pm 9/17/13 1:00pm

The Defamer TV Preview: What's Worth Watching This Fall

The fall is upon us: the leaves are turning brown, the children are turning smarter, and if you listen very, very closely you can hear the collective snap of a thousand child-proof caps of Xanax bottles being popped open by anxious TV executives all along Ventura Boulevard. So what's going to die? What's going to… » 9/16/13 1:57pm 9/16/13 1:57pm

Sweet Baby Jesus, Don't Let The Cronut Become The New Cupcake

Nothing speaks for the zeitgeist more than pastries, and there’s always been a vaguely “This is what will make you a Lady at last!!!11” air about them: The Great Cupcake Craze of 2005, for instance, when you may as well have been an asexual cave-dweller until you paid $50 for a single treat at Magnolia. Then the Great… » 5/18/13 2:30pm 5/18/13 2:30pm

Mindy Kaling Only Makes Out With White Guys on The Mindy Project

As the season finale of The Mindy Project airs tonight, it's also been announced that show has been renewed for a second season, which is great: While sometimes uneven and unsure of its purpose — Is it a workplace comedy? A medical sitcom? A show about a single woman? An ensemble show? — the jokes are quick, sharp and… » 5/14/13 4:15pm 5/14/13 4:15pm