Pop Quiz: How Well Do You Know Mindy Kaling?

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Mindy Kaling's book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, doesn't hit stores until the fall, but her publisher has posted a substantial excerpt online. Using the text as a guide, see if you can figure out whether these statements are true or false. Then highlight the hidden text for the answers.

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  • Mindy had no idea that marijuana and pot were the same thing until she was sixteen.
    Answer: TRUE
  • Mindy thinks guys should bring wine or chocolate to soirées, because "it is endearing to imagine you standing in line at Trader Joe's before the party."
    Answer: TRUE
  • Mindy loves having one night stands.
    Answer: FALSE! She's never had a one night stand.
  • Mindy thinks that when a person kisses his or her dog on the lips in public, it's adorable.
    Answer: FALSE! She's thinks it's "horrifying."
  • Mindy cries "like five times a week."
    Answer: TRUE
  • Mindy was at the same party I went to last night and was super totally cool and awesome.
    Answer: TRUE OMGWTFBBQ!!!
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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? Excerpt [Crown Publishing Group]
Funny Women Writing Themselves [The New Yorker]
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

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ProfessorPink
Professor Pink

My imaginary social life with Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey is so great, y'all. I wish you could see how hilarious we are at our boozy lunches.