The Mindy Project Review: Back to You Trish

People who choose local news broadcasts over the loftier network additions, do so not for the quality of news, but the flavor with which it is delivered. Like Danny, they would rather hear about foreign affairs from a local hot dog vendor, than some on location correspondent wearing too much makeup. Personally, I hardly ever watch the news at night, local or national. At the end of a long day, the last thing I want to listen to, are a bunch of stories that sound like they were plucked from the headlines by the writers of Tosh.O and the Faces of Death film producers.  

Instead of hearing about someone getting pushed onto the subway tracks or run over by a parade float, I prefer to laugh and let the day's stress fade away. "Mindy's Minute" succeeded in helping me do just that, despite a rather ambitious slate of story lines. The costume and hand puppet Mindy donned for her initial segment, was a bizarre mix of The Muppet Show's Rowlf and Mr. Garrison from South Park. The result was a minute of Mindy that was just "mmkay," but I loved the shout out to Taxi TV. My mornings never feel quite real until I get the lowdown on the latest movies from Sandy Kenyon. Read More...


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