Tag Archives: Amy Poehler

“Don’t you just find Mindy Kaling, like, really annoying, though?” and other things I find, like, really annoying.

First of all, let’s just start this post by reminding everyone that The Mindy Project is my favorite new comedy of the season, and that I love Mindy Kaling more than I love a lot of things. I know that she is vaguely unpopular on the Internet, for reasons that are valid and reasons that are subjective, but when I ask people why they don’t like her, the general response is that she’s “annoying” or “talks about herself too much.” Now, I don’t know Mindy Kaling personally, but–wait a second, I’m pretty sure that neither do you. Let’s have a talk about separating ladies from personas.

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Recap: SNL 2/18/12 – Maya Rudolph with Sleigh Bells

All those sacrifices to the SNL gods paid off—Maya Rudolph’s long-awaited return to SNL finally happened; and ladies and gentlemen, it was worth the wait.

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Recap: Parks and Rec 4×12 – Campaign Ad

Is there a bad episode of Parks? There just isn’t. To be honest, I was a little worried by the major plot arc of this season, Leslie’s run for city council. I was worried it would take away from the other characters, that it would cause Leslie to regress to somewhat, that the tone of the show would shift. Clearly, I should have known better. This season has refused to back down in any way, and I love it.

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