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Project Mindy

68 episodes - English - Latest episode: 24 days ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings

Welcome to Project Mindy, a podcast recapping Mindy Kaling's work and pop culture. I've loved Mindy since I first saw an Indian-American girl who looked like me on NBC's classic sitcom, "The Office". Guests and I discuss "The Mindy Project", "Never Have I Ever", and "The Sex Lives of College Girls"

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Episodes

The Sex Lives of College Girls Season 2, Episode 2 "Frat Problems"

January 07, 2023 01:48 - 30 minutes - 28.6 MB

Kalyndee and I break down S2 E2 of "The Sex Lives of College Girls"! The girls struggle with their exclusion from frat parties and throw a Magic Mike themed fundraiser.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Interview with "The Sex Lives of College Girls" star Lauren Spencer

December 15, 2022 01:31 - 33 minutes - 31.1 MB

I interviewed the hilarious Lauren Spencer aka Jocelyn on the HBO Max hit show, "The Sex Lives of College Girls". We talk about her experience in show business, her work as a disability activist, and her future plans! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Interview with "Four Samosas" star Venk Potula

December 13, 2022 03:33 - 58 minutes - 53.8 MB

I interviewed Venk Potula, star of "Four Samosas" a heist film centered around South Asian Americans in Los Angeles. We discussed how he got started in show business, the impact of diverse films, and his future plans.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Sex Lives of College Girls Season 2, Episode 1 "Winter Is Coming"

November 25, 2022 03:38 - 53 minutes - 49.8 MB

Kalyndee and I recap "The Sex Lives of College Girls Season 2 premiere! Leighton is out, Bela is horny, and all the girls get naked.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Mindy Project Season 1, Episode 24 "Take Me With You"

November 11, 2022 04:26 - 38 minutes - 35.6 MB

We're finally at the end of Season 1! Mindy shows off her professional skills, faces a pivotal decision in her relationship with Casey, and BJ Novak makes a reappearance. Kalyndee and I also recap the recent White House Diwali celebration. What did you think of Season 1? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Betti on "The Sex Lives of College Girls" interview

November 08, 2022 21:24 - 28 minutes - 26.2 MB

I had a great time interviewing Betti, who stars as resident messy bitch Travis on "The Sex Lives of College Girls"! We chatted about their drag performances, funny experiences on set, and what to expect on Season 2! Follow Betti @betti_with_an_I on all social media.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Season 2 "The Sex Lives of College Girls" trailer

October 31, 2022 21:24 - 24 minutes - 22.5 MB

The trailer for Season 2 of "The Sex Lives of College Girls" is here! Kalyndee and I discuss how exactly Kimberly is going to afford tuition, if short kings are actually sex gods, and who the hot new guy is. What did you think of the sneak peek? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Mindy Project Season 1, Episode 23 "Frat Party"

October 26, 2022 05:06 - 27 minutes - 25.4 MB

Mindy's new protege teaches her a few lessons in Episode 23: men are trash, career is important, and sometimes you have to say yes. Kalyndee and I share our Halloween decorations, discuss the racist comments about Tamra, and continue to hate on Casey.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Mindy Project Season 1, Episode 22 "Triathlon"

October 21, 2022 03:40 - 33 minutes - 30.9 MB

Kalyndee and I judge the changing dynamics of Shulman and Associates in Episode 22! Danny's ex reappears, Morgan joins the midwives, Casey remains the worst. Oh, and there's a triathlon.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Mindy Project Season 1, Episode 21 “Santa Fe”

September 25, 2022 23:34 - 42 minutes - 39.7 MB

We’re back to recapping The Mindy Project! Kalyndee and I follow the doctors and Morgan to Santa Fe, where Mindy reunites with Josh while Jeremy sweats with Morgan. We fall back in love with Danny…until his ex wife shows up. DUN DUN DUN --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 6 "...Had a Breakdown"

September 16, 2022 20:21 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

Episode 6 is all about Ben! Kalyndee from Housewives Heretics joins me to discuss Ben's "meat stick", the bromance of Paxton + Ben, and Superstore actors in Never Have I Ever. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Baby Sitters Club Little Sister #8 "Karen's Haircut"

September 09, 2022 23:35 - 57 minutes - 53 MB

Michelle and I recap Baby Sitters Club Little Sister #8 "Karen's Haircut"! While planning her wedding to Scott Hsu, Hannie turns into a total Bridezilla and bans Karen from her wedding after a disastrous haircut. Michelle and I discuss the unrealistic beauty expectations for an eight year old, how Hannie was the inspiration for "Say Yes to the Dress", and the interracial relationships at Stoneybrook Academy. We of course take a detour for Michelle to explain why she was in remedial gym class...

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 10 "...Lived the Dream"

September 05, 2022 21:38 - 1 hour - 59.1 MB

Season 3 finale is here! Indra from @familykarmakast joins me trying to understand why Devi would go to boarding school her senior year, if Trent purposely failed his senior year, and how excited Ben was to receive his "one free boink" sticker! What did you think of Season 3?  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 9 "Had an Indian Boyfriend"

August 31, 2022 06:06 - 50 minutes - 46.4 MB

Indra from @familykarmakast and I talk about Episode 9! Rhyah meddles in Des and Devi's relationship, Paxton receives his college acceptances, and Eleanor loses her V-card.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 8 "Hooked Up With My Boyfriend"

August 29, 2022 17:24 - 48 minutes - 45 MB

Devi and Des are heating up in Episode 8! Indra from @familykarmakast joins me to discuss the appearance of Reese Witherspoon's son, why Nalini doesn't think Des likes Devi, and the demise of Fabneesa. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 7 "...cheated"

August 26, 2022 19:58 - 1 hour - 56.3 MB

Did Devi actually cheat this episode? Indra from @familykarmakast and I discuss it all. Listen to us hate on Hamilton, obsess over Des's eyes, and get suspicious of Rhyah.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 5 "...Been Ghosted"

August 19, 2022 21:58 - 47 minutes - 43.9 MB

Time for a coffeehouse fundraiser! Or a cute way for Devi to get her groove back. Indra from @familykarmakast joins me to discuss why exactly Kamala moved out, why Sherman Oaks High is fine having kids hook up in classrooms, and why girls love boys who play guitar. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 4 "...Made Someone Jealous"

August 19, 2022 04:40 - 1 hour - 56.1 MB

Indra from @familykarmakast joins me to recap Episode 4! I share my Navaratri experiences, admire Des's eyebrows, and remain confused by Gen Z fashion.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 3 “Have a Valentine”

August 15, 2022 01:18 - 49 minutes - 46 MB

@kalyndee and I recap Episode 3! We share our Valentine’s Day expectations, possible friendships for Nalini, and how exactly this MIT scientist created quiz works. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 2 "Had My Own Troll"

August 14, 2022 22:06 - 42 minutes - 39.6 MB

@kalyndee from @housewivesheretics_ podcast joins me to discuss Episode 2 of Never Have I Ever S3! We discuss what we would do with a troll, our suspicious about Rhya's elixir, and the logistics of sex at a planetarium. Please rate and review! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3, Episode 1 "...Been Slut Shamed"

August 13, 2022 01:54 - 1 hour - 65.9 MB

Never Have I Ever Season 3 is here! Listen to hear my experience at the LA premiere plus Indra from @familykarmakast and I share our hopes for Daxton, our non-sexual experiences in high school, and who we think the troll is.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Jack Seavor McDonald on "Never Have I Ever" Interview

August 10, 2022 23:09 - 24 minutes - 22.9 MB

I interviewed Jack Seavor McDonald, who plays Eric on "Never Have I Ever"! He shares more about Eric's personality, his musical theater experiences, and advice to aspiring actors.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 3 Trailer Breakdown

August 08, 2022 00:21 - 22 minutes - 21 MB

Season 3 trailer is here! @kalyndee from @housewivesheretics_ joins me to analyze every scene. What did you think of the trailer? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 10 "..…been a perfect girl"

August 04, 2022 05:25 - 49 minutes - 45.8 MB

Kalyndee from the Housewives Heretics joins me to recap the season 2 finale of Never Have I Ever! We debate what each base means sexually (please tell us if they've changed for Gen Z), play Marry/F/Kill with Paxton, Ben, and Malcolm, and rate everyone Cricket Queen dress. What did you think of this season? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 9 "...…stalked my own mother"

August 01, 2022 18:36 - 53 minutes - 49.5 MB

Kalyndee from Housewives Heretics podcast joins me to discuss Episode 9 where we finally see more of Common! We discuss how we can get an invite into Common's hot tub, how soon is too soon to start dating after a breakup, and if we've ever seen anything sexier than Paxton climbing into Devi's bedroom soaking wet.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Renika Williams on "The Sex Lives of College Girls" Interview

July 28, 2022 04:45 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

I was thrilled to chat with Renika Williams aka Willow from "The Sex Lives of College Girls! We talked about her theatre history, Mindy Kaling's generosity, and acting with Sherri Shepherd. Listen to hear the TINY bit of info she shared with me about Season 2! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Baby-Sitters Club Little Sister #1 "Karen's Witch"

July 17, 2022 17:43 - 1 hour - 63.3 MB

Welcome to a very special episode of Project Mindy! While normally I cover Mindy Kaling shows, today I'm talking about one of my other pop culture passions: The Baby Sitters Club! My fellow BSC superfan Michelle and I discuss one of the BSC spinoffs, Little Sister #1, about Kristy's stepsister Karen. Let me know if you also enjoyed the Baby Sitters Club books! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 8 "...…been Daisy Buchanan"

July 14, 2022 04:00 - 30 minutes - 28.5 MB

This episode has everything: relationship drama, BFFs fighting, and the most original Great Gatsby plot in television history. Aneesa and Ben get closer but does he still have feelings for Devi? Is Fabiola abandoning her personality for her new girlfriend? Do we deserve an episode starring Trent? Listen, rate, and review! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 7 "Begged For Forgiveness"

July 06, 2022 06:03 - 28 minutes - 26.7 MB

Devi apologizes to Aneesa, Kamala deals with work drama, but most importantly Nalini and Dr. Common kiss! I share my feelings on all this episode!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Sex Lives of College Girls: Season 1 Episode 10 "The Truth"

June 22, 2022 02:18 - 47 minutes - 44.1 MB

Kalyndee and I break down the season finale of "The Sex Lives of College Girls"! Bela quits, Leighton comes out, Kimberly struggles, and Whitney bangs Canaan. We finally see the ICONIC Anything But Clothes Party and debate which costume we would wear. What are your predictions for Season 2? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 6 "...Betrayed a Friend"

June 05, 2022 03:52 - 58 minutes - 53.9 MB

Indra from Family Karma Kast joins me to analyze the fallout of Devi's rumor spreading in Episode 6. We discuss Nalini flirting with Common, whether Devi's anger management is working, and detour into why Swedish families don't feed their guests. Do you think Devi deserved her suspension? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 5 "...Ruined Someone's Life"

June 01, 2022 03:23 - 17 minutes - 16.2 MB

Just when Devi thought she finally had an Indian friend, she spots Aneesa flirting with Ben Gross. This episode brings together all the school characters together for a 24-hour relay. A surprise twist leaves Devi regretful...what did you think of her actions? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Sex Lives of College Girls, Season 1 Episode 9 "Cheating"

May 23, 2022 01:49 - 43 minutes - 40.5 MB

Neymade aka That African Butterfly and Kalyndee from the Housewives Heretics podcast join me again to break down the ninth episode of "The Sex Lives of College Girls"! We detour into why exactly Dalton had pee stains on his pants, why Kimberly is so bad at cheating, and why we should care about a Whitney/Canaan relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Season 1 Episode 8 "The Surprise Party"

February 23, 2022 21:09 - 1 hour - 58.7 MB

Everything comes to a head in this climactic episode. Indra from @familykarmakast and I discuss Dalton's stupidity, The Catullan's problems, and Nico's girlfriend showing up. Where do you see the girls going from here? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Season 1 Episode 7 "I Think I'm a Sex Addict"

February 04, 2022 01:59 - 1 hour - 58.9 MB

You can tell by the title that this episode is very sex heavy! Indra from Family Karma Kast and I have a NSFW conversation about the length of Kimberly and Nico's encounters, my experience with sex addiction, and whether Nico is hot or not.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Sex Lives of College Girls Season 1 Episode 6 "Parents Weekend"

January 28, 2022 23:39 - 1 hour - 65 MB

Neymade @thatafricanbutterfly and Kalyndee @housewivesheretics join me to discuss "Parents Weekend" one of the best episodes of The Sex Lives of College Girls! We bond over lying to our parents in our college years, cringe at Leighton's dad and Whitney's mom fighting, and decide if Nico is hot or not! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Sex Lives of College Girls: Season 1 Episode 5 "That Comment Tho"

January 20, 2022 23:32 - 1 hour - 73.5 MB

Indra from Family Karma Kast joins me to discuss THAT COMMENT THO. Indra shares her experience with liberal arts school naked parties, which SLCG she is (Kimberly/Bela), and why "Seize the D***" is the best advice ever. Please rate and review! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Sex Lives of College Girls Season 1 Episode 2 "Naked Party"

January 04, 2022 02:24 - 36 minutes - 33.7 MB

@Kalyndee from the @HousewivesHeretics podcast have many questions about the naked party featured on Episode 2 of "The Sex Lives of College Girls"! What was the hair removal process, where do you put your clothes, why can't you look at other people, etc. Have any of you been to a naked party? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Sex Lives of College Girls Season 1 Episode 4 "Kappa"

December 29, 2021 18:52 - 46 minutes - 43.5 MB

I'm joined by Hype from The Neighborhood Hype Girl Instagram to discuss the fourth episode of Sex Lives of College Girls. She shares her love for Gavin Leatherwood, her experience with sororities, and her Kimberly-like qualities. What did you think of Leighton's experience with Kappa? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Sex Lives of College Girls: Season 1 Episode 3 "Le Tuteur"

December 16, 2021 23:00 - 30 minutes - 28.6 MB

Kalyndee from Housewives Heretics podcast joins me to discuss the third episode of The Sex Lives of College Girls!. We debate pressing questions: Is Nico into Kimberly for her personality or her rack? Why didn't the girls clean the fridge sooner? Is being compared to Larry David an insult? Tell us what you think! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

The Sex Lives of College Girls, Season 1 Episode 1 "Welcome to Essex"

December 01, 2021 22:49 - 41 minutes - 38.8 MB

@Kalyndee from @housewivesheretics podcast and I are SO excited to recap the first episode of "The Sex Lives of College Girls"! Co-created by Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, this show gave us trademark Mindy humor in a new setting. We meet the four suite mates as they get to know each other and adjust to college. What did you think of the Bela, Leighton, Kimberly, and Whitney? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever, Season 2 Episode 4 "...Had an Indian Frenemy"

December 01, 2021 21:48 - 50 minutes - 47.2 MB

This episode gets real when Aneesa enters Sherman Oaks High, threatening Devi's status as the only Indian girl in school. Devi 2.0 has our girl SHOOK. Indra from Family Karma Kast share our own stories of competing with other South Asians in high school. Do you like Aneesa or are you suspicious of the cool new girl?  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever, Season 2 Episode 3 "...opened a textbook"

November 20, 2021 05:20 - 40 minutes - 37.4 MB

It's time for Paxton Hall-Yoshida to tell his story! Indra from Family Karma Kast and I break down why Gigi Hadid replaced Chrissy Teigen as the narrator, the danger of youth group, and what would happen if we got a B on a test.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Season 1 Episode 20: Pretty Man

November 13, 2021 02:01 - 47 minutes - 44.3 MB

Kalyndee @kalyndee from @housewivesheretics podcast joins me to recap "Pretty Man", Dr. Mindy Lahiri's take on the most romantic of comedies, "Pretty Woman". Josh Meyers, younger brother of Seth, plays a male prostitute who falls in love with Mindy and gets a movie-style makeover. Meanwhile, sexual tension grows between Danny and Mindy and the whole office gathers for a party at Danny's apartment. You'll also hear the story of my husband meeting Jerry of Ben & Jerry's, which is more exciting...

Season 1 Episode 19: My Cool Christian Boyfriend

November 03, 2021 04:37 - 36 minutes - 33.5 MB

My pal @Kalyndee from the Housewives Heretics podcast joins me again to discuss the introduction of Casey, Mindy's cool Christian boyfriend. We like him more than we did the first time around but question his rudeness as a man of the cloth. We also go on a long tangent about "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" that is loosely tied to religion but feel free to skip. What do you think of Casey? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Season 1 Episode 18: Danny's Friend

October 22, 2021 20:29 - 33 minutes - 30.8 MB

I'm joined by Mindy superfan and Bravo expert @kalyndee from @housewivesheretics to break down Danny's illegal activities in this episode. We wonder why the hell Danny is prescribing prescription pain pills to his friend, enjoy the return of Ellie Kemper, and drool over Mindy's sexy bra. Check out Housewives Heretics podcast on any platform! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Season 1 Episode 17: Mindy's Birthday

October 12, 2021 03:01 - 21 minutes - 19.8 MB

Yes, it's Mindy's birthday. And our present is possibly the most disjointed episode of the show's run. Lazy fat jokes, lazy single girl jokes, recycled jokes from other sitcoms, and a trip to the ER to boot. But I think I see progress on Mindy and Danny's relationship... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever, Season 2 Episode 2 "...Thrown A Rager"

September 20, 2021 01:43 - 39 minutes - 37 MB

Indra from Family Karma Kast and I discuss S1E2 of "Never Have I Ever." We bond over the extremely low bar for men in big cities, Trader Joe's crowds, and of course Trent's sommelier skills. Tell us what you think!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 2, Episode 1 "...Been a Playa"

September 09, 2021 21:03 - 31 minutes - 28.8 MB

Indra from Family Karma Kast joins me to break down the Season 2 premiere of Never Have I Ever. We discuss Devi's two boyfriends and I'm shocked to find out she's Team Logan in the Gilmore Girls universe. Are you Team Ben or Team Paxton? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message

Never Have I Ever Season 1, Episode 3 "…Gotten Drunk With the Popular Kids"

July 29, 2021 04:38 - 39 minutes - 36.3 MB

Indra from Family Karma Kast is back to discuss Episode 3 of "Never Have I Ever"! Because we're reality tv lovers, we compare the show to Family Karma and the Real Housewives of New York & relive our nerdy high school past. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/projectmindy/message