Novak graduated from Harvard University, where he was a member of the Harvard Lampoon and the Hasty Pudding Club.He majored in English and Spanish literature, and wrote his honors thesis on the films of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Afterward he moved to Los Angeles, California and began working in clubs as a comedian.
In a June 2009 interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, Novak spoke about sharing the success of The Office with his Newton South High School classmate John Krasinski: Sometimes when this feels too good to be true, I think that if this were all a dream, that would be what should have tipped me off.
Andy asked about Mindy’s love life and this is what she had to say: Andy: Are you dating anyone? Mindy: I saw the espisode where he was on and I know he talked about that a lot. I love him, and I think he’s a great person.” Thankfully, Mindy isn’t shy about posting personal pics on Instagram. Apparently their “explosive connection” is strong enough to ensure these best buds don’t stay apart for long.
Andy: You know, I just want you and BJ Novak to get together. Us Weekly reported on the interview, and Mindy had nothin’ but love for her former co-star, “He’s legitimately one of my best friends.
For starters, there’s a whole Tumblr dedicated to their fromance.
(Still working out the portmanteau for this one.) There must be something there, right?