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    Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling Talk Feminism, Role Models, and Being the Boss

    The two showrunner-stars were eager to discuss a variety of female-centric topics, including the the difficulty of confronting sexism in the media, the temptation to judge other women for hampering feminist progress, and their shared love for their mothers and Nora Ephron.

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    Read This: Mindy Kaling Tells Lena Dunham What Inspires Her About Other Women

    Mindy Kaling talks with Lena Dunham in Tavi Gevinson's second Rookie Yearbook about how other women inspire her. As usual for Kaling, her response runs the full spectrum from poignant ("I love when women are courageous in the face of unthinkable circumstances"), to shrewdly observant ("I love women ...

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    The Hollywood Reporter Announced the Top 50 Showrunners

    The Hollywood Reporter has announced their 50 power showrunners of 2013 for comedy and drama. 12 women out of 50 were on the list. And four women of 10 were on the 2014 Showrunners to Watch list.

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    Jess and Mindy -- A Look at the Progression of Female Comedy Characters

    Much of the conversation about Fox's Tuesday night comedy lineup focused on two shows by and starring men, the execrable sitcom Dads, which appears to have imported its jokes from Archie Bunker's subconscious while forgetting that Archie himself was meant to be the butt of the joke, and Brooklyn Nin...

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    Despite Her Best Efforts, Still Not a Dainty Ingenue: On the Return of Mindy Kaling's 'The Mindy Project'

    We are in an interesting era rife with self-lacerating television heroines, ones who don't look like or act like your typical leading ladies and who directly confront that fact on screen by shouldering criticism and humiliation, some of it self-generated.

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    TV News Roundup for September 13th: Lauren Iungerich's New Comedy, Katherine Heigl as CIA Officer and Tina Gordon Chism to HBO

    Here's some of the most notable TV news from the past week including Katherine Heigl's return to television, Tina Gordon Chism developing a comedy series at HBO, Awkward's Lauren Iungerich receiving a put pilot deal for her new comedy at ABC and the second season premiere of Mindy Kaling's The Mindy...

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    Pixar to Release Inside Out - Set Inside an Adolescent Girl's Brain

    Over the weekend at the D23 Expo, Pixar discussed details, showed footage and introduced the cast of their new project Inside Out.

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    Guest Post: The Evolution of Women in Comedy: From Mary Tyler Moore to Amy and Mindy

    Treva Silverman had spent most of her 30 years wanting to be funny and female -- and allowed to do so in public, maybe even collect a buck or two for her trouble. Growing up in the 1950s in Cedarhurst, Long Island, she'd looked up to Carole Lombard and Jean Arthur, those grand dames of '30s scr...

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    The Friends-to-Lovers Conundrum, as Explored by 'New Girl' and 'The Mindy Project'

    The article below contains spoilers for the Jan. 29 episodes of "The Mindy Project" and "New Girl."

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    Guest Post: A Response to "This Woman is Too Fat for Hollywood?"

    Recently Melissa Silverstein at Women and Hollywood wrote a blog entitled "This Woman is Too Fat For Hollywood?" Consider this a response to the aforementioned article.

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