Mindy Kaling Is Too Busy Working Her Ass Off To Engage With Critics

Mindy Kaling has clearly gotten a lot of attention in the past few years, both for the success of her show The Mindy Project, but also for its weaknesses. She's also clearly a bit tired of it, a sentiment she expressed in an interview that aired Thursday on NPR about being a pioneer in her field and the high standards… » 10/16/14 10:50am 10/16/14 10:50am

The New Fall TV Rom Coms Look Nothing Like My Dating Life

A couple months ago, I deleted Tinder from my phone, fed up with the deluge of passive, shirtless guys on there. Great idea, thanks for the memories, but I'm gone. Some of my friends still entertain it, gathering stories to be published in Fangoria, I presume. There are so many awkward tales that network TV wants to… » 10/06/14 6:00pm 10/06/14 6:00pm

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