lazy link roundup

Kamala Harris adds another feather to her cap: San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris -- who is running for state attorney general -- has a forthcoming book, Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor's Plan to Make Us Safer, co-authored by journalist Joan O'C. Hamilton.

Obamas' Filipina chef: 'They like simple food': Cristeta Pasia-Comerford, the first woman and first minority to serve as the executive chef in the White House, was recently honored by the Bank of the Philippines as an "outstanding Filipino overseas."

Old Faith Innovates in a New Land: In Flushing, the newly formed Hindu choir at Ganesha Temple recently gave their debut performance on the first day of the festival dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god.

The Printer's Son: This is a great story in Los Angeles magazine about a guy named Charlie Chan -- yes, his real name -- who built a successful chain of printing shops that later unexpectedly became a true family business.

A Long Road to Television: The New York Times has a profile on the career of television exec Andrea Wong, in her own words, talking about her path to becoming the current chief at Lifetime Networks.

Guest blogger: Confessions of a Hollywood usher: Over on Pop Candy, an usher at the ArcLight in Hollywood recounts the weird-but-loveable Charlyne Yi's brief stint as a crew member at the movie theater -- right around the time when her own film Paper Heart was released.

K-Pop Uncovered: Don't know Wonder Girls from Wonder Bread? MTV Iggy's got you covered with an exclusive, in-depth special report on the K-pop scene -- "a naked look at Korea's massive money-making music machine."

angry archive