On Mindy Kaling: A Discussion About Hollywood & Cancel Culture
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Subscribe to Mamamia Mindy Kaling is one of the most successful and powerful women in Hollywood but currently, she is facing criticism for the way she depicts some of her characters. Today, on a special No Filter, Mia is joined by Emily Vernem and Laura Brodnik, two women who have their own unique perspectives on the criticism. Together they have an honest and open conversation about representation in Hollywood, the burden of being a 'first' in your industry and why everyone seems to have such strong views about Kaling’s new animated remake of Scooby Doo, called Velma.  THE END BITS: With thanks to Emily Vernem and Laura Brodnik. Listen to Laura on The Spill. Teen Vogue - On “Velma,” Mindy Kaling, and Whether Brown Girls Can Ever Like Ourselves on TV by Sakeina Syed Buzzfeed News - The Mindy Kaling Backlash Has Lost All Nuance by Izzy Ampil Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podc[email protected] Need more lols, info, and inspo in your ears? Find more Mamamia podcasts here. CREDITS: Host: Mia Freedman. You can find Mia on Instagram here and get her newsletter here. Executive Producer: Elissa Ratliff Assistant Producer: Emmeline Peterson Audio Producer: Madeline Joannou Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Just by reading or listening to our content, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au  Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscriber-hub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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