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Archives: Mindy Kaling.

Back in June, when I resurfaced on the blogosphere, I alluded to quite the backlog of posts that I eventually would need to contend with - so let's take a dekho at Mindy Kaling's desippearance in the April 2011 issue of Glamour. I was so happy to see this piece as I think Mindy is the perfect trifecta: she's smart, funny and beautiful! Plus, the hot pink/purple bandage dress looks fantastic on her!
In this piece, she wasn't speaking about her hit TV series, The Office, rather, she was lamenting the lack of comedies starring comediennes. Per Kaling, the top funny girl movies are: (1) A League of Their Own, (2) Bridget Jones's Diary, (3) Legally Blonde and (4)The Devil Wears Prada. I agree with her about #2 and #4. I am iffy on #1 but that just might be because it has been over 10 years since I saw it (did I just age myself?). I have to totally disagree on #3. I just didn't think the bimbo-turned-lawyer-with-a-heart bit was not that funny. Or maybe I'm just being an overly sensitive lawyer. Bridget Jones's Diary is my all-time favorite, feel-good comedy. I just can't get enough of it!


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