Mindy Kaling gives John Hughes a run for his money in Netflix's 'Never Have I Ever'

Mindy Kaling gives John Hughes a run for his money in Netflix's 'Never Have I Ever'

As a writer, Mindy Kaling has yet to receive the accolades bestowed on “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino or “Fleabag” mastermind Phoebe Waller-Bridge. But her time will come.What the heck. Let’s make that time now.“Never Have I Ever,” which she co-created with Lang Fisher, is reminiscent of the adorable coming-of-age comedies John Hughes used to make, but with an awareness that high schools aren’t just populated with pasty white students.It’s a version of “Sixteen Candles” in which Long Duk Dong is the hero rather than the butt of the joke.In “Never,” which drops Monday...

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