1. Happy Birthday Mindy Kaling! 
Here’s our interview with Kaling, in which we talk about fashion:

"I have found it to be true that men tend to not understand or like sequins very much. Men don’t like the wedge shoe, I have noticed. Men don’t like the statement necklace or chunky, tribal jewelry. These are all the things, by the way, that I love, so the overlap in the Venn diagram of things that men hate for women to wear, and things that I love to wear, is almost full overlap … which is unfortunate for me.
Like most women, I dress for other women. If I was going to dress for men, in general, I would just be wearing a fitted black T-shirt and tight jeans every day. Of course, this is my unscientific research done by working with male comedy writers for the past eight years. They just tend to really like — this specific group of guys — really simple, clean lines, things like that, but I don’t. So I dress for women, I wear all of those things, because I like looking at it. It makes me feel happy and excited to wear it.”


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    Happy Birthday Mindy Kaling

    Here’s our interview with Kaling, in which we talk about fashion:

    "I have found it to be true that men tend to not understand or like sequins very much. Men don’t like the wedge shoe, I have noticed. Men don’t like the statement necklace or chunky, tribal jewelry. These are all the things, by the way, that I love, so the overlap in the Venn diagram of things that men hate for women to wear, and things that I love to wear, is almost full overlap … which is unfortunate for me.

    Like most women, I dress for other women. If I was going to dress for men, in general, I would just be wearing a fitted black T-shirt and tight jeans every day. Of course, this is my unscientific research done by working with male comedy writers for the past eight years. They just tend to really like — this specific group of guys — really simple, clean lines, things like that, but I don’t. So I dress for women, I wear all of those things, because I like looking at it. It makes me feel happy and excited to wear it.”

    Photo via Brit.co

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  1. This song, that played last night on the final episode of The Office is apparently a Creed Bratton original. It is so pretty. Creed, we hardly knew ye! And we’ll miss ye.


    Interviews with Office castmates, past and … well, past: Steve Carrell, Mindy Kaling, Rainn Wilson, and Jenna Fischer.

    (via James Poniewozik)

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  1. As part of our tribute to The Office today, we excerpt an interview with Rainn Wilson who has played Dwight Schrute on the show for the past nine years. In the excerpt we play a clip of a scene from the “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” episode in which Dwight is reading to kids from the 1845 German children’s book Der Struwwelpeter, a book known for it’s appalling stories about what happens to bad children who don’t behave.   It was written by Dr. Heinrich Hoffman, a Frankfurt physician, as a Christmas present for his three year old son. 

     

    Above, an animation from the Struwwelpeter story “The Story of Little Suck-A-Thumb.”  WARNING - It’s pretty gruesome.  Even though it’s based on a story from a children’s book, you may not find it fit for children.  Interested?

     

    Incidentally, “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” was written by Mindy Kaling and Greg Daniels, an interview with whom we also excerpt today.

     

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  1. Today on the show, we pay tribute to The Office, which has its series finale Thursday, May 16. It’ll go out with a bang, no doubt and we’re going to miss it when it goes. But, hey, we’ll always have the memories. Right, Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, Mindy Kaling, Rainn Wilson, Greg Daniels and Ricky Gervais?


    Right.

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  1. Mindy Kaling is on the show today…

    And because it was so much fun reading your about your favorite and least favorite punctuation marks, here’s a video clip from The Office, where Kaling’s character, Kelly Kapoor, breaks down the five-dot ellipses.

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  1. obligatory Office ‘Hot Hot Hot’ clip. obligatory Office interviews on Fresh Air.

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  1. Was just added to the Fresh Air ‘Party Planning Committee.’ Things are about to get off the hook up in here.

    Was just added to the Fresh Air ‘Party Planning Committee.’ Things are about to get off the hook up in here.

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  1. From the archives: Greg Daniels and Mindy Kaling, in 2006

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    Today: Jesse Pinkman Show Up To Fresh Air (our guests are Aaron Paul and Vince Gilligan.)

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  1. Audio is now up for Terry’s interview with Ed Helms. Enjoy!

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  1. Ed Helms on his character Andy Bernard on ‘The Office’: "I suppose it’s fair to say if Andy would  be me if I didn’t learn more about myself. Andy’s sort of  the high school version of me in adult form, perhaps. There are some  differences. I never struggled with the anger management [issues Andy  has.] But certainly the posturing and insecurities — that’s most of us  in high school." View in High-Res

    Ed Helms on his character Andy Bernard on ‘The Office’: "I suppose it’s fair to say if Andy would be me if I didn’t learn more about myself. Andy’s sort of the high school version of me in adult form, perhaps. There are some differences. I never struggled with the anger management [issues Andy has.] But certainly the posturing and insecurities — that’s most of us in high school."

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  1. Later this week: Ed Helms

    Later this week: Ed Helms

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