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Mindy Kaling

The Pedestal Problem

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 07.23.2015 | Entertainment

We celebrate megastars with a collective fandom that verges on idol worship. You could post a photo of Beyoncé, for example, showing ...

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

Healing Vigilante: 7 Things We Can All Learn From the Movie Inside Out

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

This is a cute movie - colorful, silly, good storyline. Well-played, Disney. Throw Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and Mindy Kaling into the mix and there's enough money to feed a gazillion hungry kids (hint, hint). BUT -- let's keep it real -- it's more than just a colorful eyeball party.

Inside Out's Tears Allay Pixar Fans' Fears: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review

Dan Persons | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Inside Out is a wall-to-wall wonder, good news for anyone who despaired that the animation studio, Pixar -- after numerous missteps -- had lost its mojo, and who, frankly, would've rejoiced in any glimmer of the ol' Pixar verve now.

An Ode To Mindy Kaling

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment

Life was honestly dark before Mindy Kaling got famous. The star, who rose to prominence as a writer and actor on the hit NBC series "The Office," h...

7 Things Every Woman Can Learn From Mindy Kaling

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women

June 24 marks the momentous occasion of Mindy Kaling's birth -- and the perfect excuse to bask in her wisdom. It's been a notable year for Ms. Kal...

Movie Review: Inside Out...Convoluted

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

After repressing several urges to walk out during the screening of Inside Out, I stayed until the conclusion. Alas, this is an overrated film directed by Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen that is confusing.

Mindy Kaling Says Everyone In Hollywood Is Lying About Sex Scenes

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.19.2015 | Entertainment

You think you know, but you have no idea. Mindy Kaling is letting non-Hollywood folks in on a secret Hollywood folks haven't been telling: sex sce...

Matthew Jacobs

With 'Inside Out,' Pixar Takes You On A Tour Of Your Emotions

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment

Everything we need to know, we learned from Pixar: Our toys talk when we aren't around, monsters are actually soft-hearted performance art...

Get Excited About 'Inside Out' With This Exclusive Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment

At this point in the summer, going to the movies is like trudging through sludge just to get to "Inside Out," the season's true highlight. Pixar's lat...

The 10 Best On-Screen Biking Outfits to Copy This Summer

Bianca Heyward | Posted 05.27.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

Memorial Day weekend signaled the beginning of Citi Bike season in New York City, and everyone wants to look their best with the breeze blowing through their hair. After months of dark stationary indoor cycling, it's time to get back out there.

3 Things 'The Mindy Project' Taught Me

Meg Conley | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Meg Conley

By now we've all been accosted by the news that Fox -- the brilliant organization behind such gems as Bones! and The Swan! (note my sarcasm) -- has canceled The Mindy Project. Let's all take a moment to sob. And sob some more. Now hiccup cry. Now breathe deeply. One more sob.

The Risky Feminist Joke Mindy Kaling Is Shocked Didn't Get Flagged On Her Show

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women

Fox might have cancelled "The Mindy Project," but Mindy Kaling knows her show took risks others might not have dared take, like a provocative joke abo...

'The Mindy Project' Has Reportedly Been Canceled

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment

After three seasons, Fox has reportedly canceled "The Mindy Project." According to multiple outlets, the Mindy Kaling-created comedy won't be renew...

These Celebs Show Love For Their Bodies No Matter What You Say

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

When bikini photos of Selena Gomez surfaced last week, hateful comments started rolling in. She was called ugly and fat -- and in response, she shrugg...

Mindy Kaling's Brother Sounds Off on American 'Black Privilege'

Tyree Rush | Posted 06.06.2015 | Entertainment
Tyree Rush

This just in, Mindy Kaling has a brother who is totally racist... maybe? Many stories like this have surfaced the past week. In them are varying accounts about Mindy Kaling's estranged brother and how he "duped" admissions counselors across America by pretending to be black.

Mindy Kaling's Brother Sets Record Straight On Relationship With Sister

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.07.2015 | Black Voices

Vijay Chokal-Ingam is well aware that his sister, Mindy Kaling, considers them to be "estranged," but in a conversation with HuffPost Live on Tuesday,...

Mindy Kaling's Brother Pretended To Be Black So He Could Get Into Med School

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.10.2015 | Black Voices

Applying to medical school is no easy feat, and apparently Mindy Kaling's older brother assumed the hurdles would be much easier if he were black. ...

Chris Messina Thinks Mindy Kaling Has 'Incredible Balls'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Chris Messina confirmed to HuffPost Live on Wednesday what we all already knew: Mindy Kaling is a badass. During a conversation with Messina about ...

Cookie Doughprah Winfrey and S'moria Steinem: 10 Solutions to Ben & Jerry's Women Problem

Amanda McCall | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Amanda McCall

There are currently no female flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream (even Tina Fey would agree that, while "Greek frozen yogurt" is certainly a healthy ice cream alternative, it is not the same as ice cream).

50 Shades of Grey + One Piece of Wool... Over Your Eyes

Brittany McDonald | Posted 02.12.2015 | Entertainment
Brittany McDonald

As empowering as it is to feel oh-so-scandalous and a little bit naughty...as charming as it seems to be the star of someone else's fantasy...pull t...

An Open Breakup Letter to Amy Poehler

Christina Pesoli | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Christina Pesoli

I know some might consider it bad form to break up with you right before Valentine's Day, but I have too much respect for you to fake it. Plus, I promised at the beginning of our pretend relationship four days ago, that I would always keep it real.

Towards a New Generation of American Hindu Leaders

Murali Balaji | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion
Murali Balaji

If Oprah Winfrey can be seen as a faith leader, then it can be said that public figures who embrace their Hindu identity and lead in the civic realm can be looked at in the same light. In other words, to inspire others with your own faith doesn't necessarily require religious vocational training or connection to religious centers.

Nationwide Killed A Hypothetical Kid To Make A Point And The Internet Had None Of It

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.02.2015 | Sports

Nationwide had everyone feeling good with its first Super Bowl commercial featuring Mindy Kaling, and then took it all away. The second comm...

Sasha Bronner

Lena Dunham Dings Woody Allen

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment

“America is at its most puritanical,” Lena Dunham proclaimed to a group of (mostly female) patrons at a Sundance panel discussion on Saturday afte...