Mindy Kaling’s Book’s Back Cover Speaks the Truth

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Mindy Kaling introduced the world today to the back of her book, which features a photo of her as an androgynous but happy child puppeteer. There really isn’t anything non-adorable about this picture: the haircut, the glasses, the - is that a vest over a sweater over a collared shirt?

“Funny people are about truth, not cute,” Kaling writes in her blog post. “I am funnier when I wake up in the morning having slept in the clothes I went to work in the day before, with a greasy T-zone; not when I’m a fancy dress at some awards show.” Word, man. Word.