EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS! Mindy Kaling and Betty White Crack Dirty Jokes and Blaze Comedy TrailsThe 94-year-old comedy legend and The Mindy Project creator-star compare (hilarious) notes on their experiences on the small screen

QUEENS OF COMEDY

They may have started their careers 60 years apart, but Betty White and Mindy Kaling – who met for the first time to celebrate the Television Academy's 70th anniversary as the joint cover girls for emmy magazine – have a lot in common: trailblazing careers, crackling timing and a passion for the small screen. Along with these portraits exclusively shared with PEOPLE.com, the two stars shared their thought on comedy, being the only woman in the room and, of course, dirty jokes aplenty.