Growing up as a female minority was difficult in and of itself, but what made it even harder was the representations I received in beloved television shows and movies. While my classmates saw the people who looked like them in the media as being able to solve mysteries, travel the world and be applauded […]

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Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Jenny Slate, Amy Schumer and so on are comedians. No, that sentence is not complete — at least, not without the word “feminist.” These prominent, successful women are no longer just comedians. They are now a part of their own sub-genre of comedy. In TV and […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus The Queen of Comedy, the Lioness of Laughter, the Cup-Bearer of Chuckles — sorry for that — Mindy Kaling has returned to our television screens in the form of her show “The Mindy Project”’s third season premiere on Tuesday. And it is glorious and wonderful and everything is golden-hued […]

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