Topic: Mindy Kaling

Should Mindy Kaling Be Hiring More Female And Minority Writers To Work On Her Show?

Should Mindy Kaling Be Hiring More Female And Minority Writers To Work On Her Show?

Mindy Kaling‘s incredible success has been good for women and minorities for a variety of reasons. The Mindy Project is the first major network sitcom to star a South Asian person of any gender, and the simple fact that her protagonist exists with race as a component, but not the overriding purpose, of her character is quietly revolutionary. The fact that her character is allowed to have flaws, rather than be some sort of “model woman/minority”? Even better. Which is why I was surprised at first when I saw an article titled Does Mindy Kaling Need More Female Writers? More »