I learned a lot about this actress/writer. I felt she was too young and without a lot of life experience to be writing a book. Her life story is not real compelling. I think the intent of this book was to be funny although she has a dry sense of humor and the narration was sort of monotone making the jokes subtle. I guess I was expecting laugh out loud humor or an interesting story. Sorry Mindy.
Mindy is definitely a character. She seems like a good and nice woman more than willing to sharing her life experience with others. Much of what she says is empowering for men and women that feel like their unique voice doesn't "belong".
No. I much prefer "Bossypants" and "Yes, Please!". Both are far more interesting and funnier.
Probably the parts where she talked about working on The Office and SNL.
I hope not.
Book was good. Mindy Kaling is just a weird bird. Her sense of humor just isn't for me. She is truly the definition of what an "Awkward Girl" is. As stated above I much prefer Tina Fey's and Amy Poehler's books as they did a much better job giving an overview of their careers and weaving in advice. I wanted to know how she got to where she is and she glossed over so many of the details and made her Comedic "bits" in the book far more elaborate.
Clearly she was more interested in doing bits than telling you her personal story.
But that's ok, it's the book she wanted to write, but it just wasn't for me. I feel like she is a fine Comedic Actress/Writer/Director/Producer but her sense of humor was far too off the wall for me.
But if you're into that, read/listen to this book. Her overall performance is quite entertaining.
She is my favorite and this book did not disappoint. Ironically I listened to it at the gym while working out and trying to get skinny, meanwhile she's in my ear listing names for fat folks.