What I love about L.A. and Washington, D.C. is that they're almost the opposite of each other. L.A. is a very creative space while D.C. is a very cerebral space. So, they're the ying and the yang in my world. I like them both for their own reasons.
— Kal Penn
My folks are in Jersey. And I have a lot of friends and other family there. So, I try to visit as much as possible.
The water cooler conversation in every job I've had is sports, it's what did you do this weekend, it's 'How are your parents doing?'
In many ways, I feel like having the opportunity to play Gogol in 'The Namesake' really was my dream role in many ways.
I'm also politically independent so I'm not a fan of either the Democrats in Congress or the Republicans in Congress.
I think the media loves taking the most absurd clips for a sport that has become congressional politics.
The point of serving your country is not to do your own thing or to go rogue, but to work as part of the process.
Cable news is more titillating to talk about who's up and who's down and all that nonsense as opposed to what's actually done.
To the folks walking around the District of Columbia, I would say this: 'Be careful.'