Jonathan and Spencer Go to White Castle

The first Katz x Ackerman collab

Jonathan and Spencer Go to White Castle
Kal Penn and John Cho as Harold and Kumar with President George W. Bush (James Adomian), center. Via New Line Cinema

This week we got Spencer on Jonathan Katz’s The Racket where they talked about their books—Reign of Terror and Jonathan’s Gangsters of Capitalism, out a week from today wherever books are sold—and used as a springboard that immortal work of cinéma sur l'herbe, Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. I edit both of these gentlemen (Spencer and Jonathan, not Harold and Kumar) and have long suspected they would get along. It’s a great talk, please click through and check out Jonathan’s newsletter and of course his excellent book.

Gangsters Movie Night: Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (feat. Spencer Ackerman)
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