Let’s All Continue Pretending We’re Best Friends With Mindy Kaling

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This New York Times profile cements our already healthy admiration for Mindy Kaling. For one thing, she writes scripts while sitting at Johnny Rockets. A woman of the people! The article touches on her skill at navigating the “central contradiction of her career thus far, which is that she is a smart, ambitious woman who has excelled in the still-macho arena of comedy at the same time that she’s most widely recognized for playing the part of a materialistic, ditzy customer-service rep.” And her new show for NBC might feature her as a gossipy OB/GYN based on her mom, which sounds kind of amazing.