Thursday, March 10, 2016

Link roundup

1. "The dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law is being sued by his executive assistant for sexual harassment, according to court documents filed Tuesday."

Since the publication of this article, UC Berkeley Law School Dean Sujit Choudhry has taken an indefinite leave of absence from his position.
Gabriel Hardman: Right, so I didn’t actually work on Kazaam. Early in my career, before I’d ever worked on films, I had an agent who—unbeknownst to me—was telling people I interviewed with that I was the storyboard artist on Kazaam. In an attempt, you know, pad my resume.

Blake Harris: That’s quite the resume builder…

Gabriel Hardman: Exactly, right? So anyway, a few months go by and I have this meeting with a production designer. He looks down at the resume my agent had sent him and says, “Wait, you didn’t work on Kazaam.” I had no idea what he was talking about. And so what ensued was basically the most uncomfortable conversation imaginable: not only am I being accused of lying, but I’m being called on the carpet for a movie like that.
3. Four Yomiuri Giants pitchers admitted to betting on baseball.