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'Sexiest Man Alive' Part Of Obamacare Push

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Adam Levine, singer of the band Maroon 5, judge on NBC's "The Voice" and People magazine's 2013 "Sexiest Man Alive," is just one of the celebrities ta...

Combating the Collapse of Collaboration

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

But most of all, we are doing our part to combat The Collapse of Collaboration in the hopes that we can start a ripple effect and get everyone to remember the true meaning of TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More.

Kal Penn and the Stop-and-Frisk Storm on Twitter

Sandip Roy | Posted 10.17.2013 | Crime
Sandip Roy

Kal Penn once starred in a stoner comedy where he ends up in Guantanamo after a woman on his flight mistakes his bong for a bomb. Now that same Kal Penn has been tweeting his support for New York's stop-and-frisk policy. His tweets have unleashed quite a media storm.

Chris Harnick

'We Are Men' In 4 Words

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.18.2013 | TV

"We Are Men" on CBS is bringing Tony Shalhoub back to TV. The "Monk" star appears opposite Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell and Chris Smith in the new comedy...

Film's Favorite Stoner Defends Barack Obama's Marijuana Stance

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Kal Penn may be most recognizable as Kumar from the stoner film franchise "Harold & Kumar", but the actor has also made headlines for his work and adv...

They Say

Lena Khan | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Lena Khan

My movie's character is Sami Malik, an Indian who comes to 1970s America on a crazy quest for success and to impress a girl. While the bulk of the film involves his escapades with several misfit roommates, I still put the idea aside. Who wants to see a movie with brown people?

The DNC: The Movie

Posted 09.07.2012 | Comedy

Funny Or Die sent comedian Erin Gibson out to cover the DNC this week, but she seems to be a little confused about what the convention is. Somehow...

Lucia Graves

Parody Video Mocks Obama's Kal Penn Ad For Pot Hypocrisy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's new ad featuring stoner duo Harold and Kumar drew accusations of hypocrisy on Tuesday from critics who note that the beloved ...

WATCH: Kal Penn's Clint Eastwood Dig

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.05.2012 | Entertainment

Actor Kal Penn spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, in a speech that was well-received if over-shadowed by electrifying appea...

Kal Penn Drops Four-Letter Word During DNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Actor-turned-political activist Kal Penn spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, giving attendees his idea of a four-letter word: "Vot...

Obama Teams Up With Kal Penn In New Campaign Video (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign released a new video on Monday featuring the president imploring actor and former White House staffer Kal Penn to take his job seri...

Kal Penn Assembles For 'Ex-Men'

Posted 07.26.2012 | TV

To me, my "Ex-Men." Kal Penn has joined the cast of CBS's comedy pilot "Ex-Men." According to TVLine, Penn will play Gil, a man who moves into a h...

Joan Rivers At Sixth And I: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 11

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.11.2012 | DC

TOP 5 EVENTS FOR MONDAY, JUNE 11 1. Joan Rivers At Sixth And I One of the funniest, ballsiest comic for the last 50 years is celebrating the rele...

Who Dies In The 'House' Finale?

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

There was a lot of speculation that House might die during the "House" (8 p.m. ET on Fox). With the episode titled "Everybody Dies" -- a spin on House...

Before They Were Famous: Celebrities Who Were Once Federal Workers

Joseph A. Beaudoin | Posted 05.04.2012 | Celebrity
Joseph A. Beaudoin

Even though you don't hear about their work every day, that's not to say you've never heard of some of America's federal employees! Who are these famous former feds?

The 'House' Series Finale Gets Even Juicier

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

Another Princeton-Plainsboro vet is on her way back to "House." According to TVLine, Jennifer Morrison -- who played Allison Cameron on the show f...

Alyssa Milano Gets Scandalous With 'Mistresses'

Posted 03.23.2012 | TV

Alyssa Milano is definitely the boss these days -- the actress has been cast in the ABC drama "Mistresses." According to EW, Milano will play Savan...

Eva Longoria, Kal Penn Officially Join Obama Campaign

AP | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has named 35 national co-chairs, including elected officials, campaign volunteers and...

A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas Is a Very Raunchy Movie

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

This movie has something in it to offend just about anyone. It is sacrilegious to the extreme; it has graphic nudity; it has sexual situations and gross humor; it has no redemptive value.

Review: A Very Harold And Kumar Christmas 3D

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.07.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas is not as aggressively bad as the first sequel, but mere mediocrity is not something to aspire to.

Weekend Box Office: Puss in Boots Tops Again with Stunning Hold, While Tower Heist and A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas Slightly Underperform

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

What we're seeing is a Dreamworks cartoon that had one of the lower opening weekends in recent history but had among the bigger second weekends ever for the studio. That, ladies and gentlemen, is what legs are.

ReThink Review: A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas -- Asian Americans, in 3D!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Jonathan Kim

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas is a return to form, with the plot's clear and single-minded focus echoing the first film's mission for munchies.

Movie Review: A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Every time it feels as though the law of diminishing returns is about to catch up with this movie, the writers pull another wild bit out of their bag of tricks. Some of them work; some of them don't.

Kal Penn Back From White House: No Actor Moves To LA For Job Security

latimes.com | Scott Collins | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles

When Kal Penn worked in the White House, he sometimes briefed President Obama before meetings. Yeah, the guy who plays the marijuana-craving Kumar ...

Neil Patrick Harris Does Some Terrible Things

Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment

Jimmy Stewart must be rolling in his grave right now. That, or getting his party on in Jesus' nightclub. A new, very red-band trailer for "A Very ...