I saw Mindy Kaling in Matt and Ben at PS something something, when she was just a funny Dartmouth alarm in the arts and not a big star. I grabbed recently her first memoir from one of those little mini library is in front of my neighbors house and flipped to the pages about her undergraduate days and learned that she was a cartoonist for the D. Then responding to my quarry a Dartmouth editor named Zachary Benjamin sent me a JPEG with an example of her work. I think it’s pretty funny. It has to do with Dartmouth from the point of view of a dog who is a mascot of a fraternity.
Meanwhile I thought of in reaction my high school classmate marsh McCall, Who was a writer for Conan iO’Brien and a writer producer for “just shoot me” and many other shows. When he was hired for television after previously being a columnist for the Palo Alto Times Tribune I made a little chapbook from our high school newspaper his cartoons and sent it around.
He had a character Named Shep. In one episode Shep was smoking a cigarette and the vice principal in charge of discipline saw him and said “ take that thing out of your mouth