Posts Tagged ‘kal penn’

Kal Penn’s Mugger Used Credit Card to Buy Gas

Obviously, Kal Penn (whose non-stage name is Kalpen Modi) doesn't have Charlie Sheen's mojo. The actor (of the pro-weed Harold and Kumar franchise) didn't have the foresight to hire a police escort to race him across town last April, as he prepared to take a hiatus from his job as an Obama [...]

Kal Penn’s Alleged Mugger Arrested (But Not Convicted)

Actor Kal Penn (Kalpen Modi) was mugged the last time he was in the District. Now he's returning—and it turns out his robber was arrested months ago, but is still in judicial limbo.
Penn, who was working for the Obama administration as a staffer until he quit in April to film another Harold and Kumar [...]

Kumar Actor to Armed Mugger: ‘What Do You Need?’

When a stranger appeared out of the dark  and stuck a dark-colored semi-automatic handgun in his face last week, actor-turned-Obama staffer Kal Penn coolly responded, "What do you need?"  To which, the armed mugger replied, "Everything, turn around & get down on the ground."
That's according to the official police report of the incident, obtained by City Desk.
Another [...]

The Friday Limerick Review

You just killed your sixth PBR
And surely you can't drive a car
A bike's your resort?
Heck no, says the Court
You might as well sleep at the bar
The Council made up for lost time
By voting that weed ain't a crime
Get in on the icky
By being a sickie
(No love for you folks in your prime)
And speaking of lives [...]

Police: Kal Penn Robbery Still MPD’s Turf

The U.S. Secret Service has reportedly joined the investigation into yesterday's mugging of actor and Obama Administration employee Kal Penn – but the feds have "not taken over the case," a police spokesperson tells City Desk.
"The Metropolitan Police Department is the lead investigative agency handling the robbery," writes Lt. Nicholas Breul in an email. "The [...]

Our Morning Roundup: 4/20 Hangover Edition

Whoa, dude, are you high? Or did D.C. City Council really vote in favor of legalizing medical marijuana yesterday? I wonder: Does the new law cover writer's block?
Adam Eidinger, for one, thinks it's all a bad trip. The former Green Party candidate for Shadow Senator Representative and co-founder of Capitol Hemp says city lawmakers really need [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Did Metro Know It Had a Circuit Problem Before the Crash? Edition

Wake up, Metro. It's morning time! Also: Two of your employees are telling WJLA-TV that they not only knew about the circuit problem that likely caused the June 22 crash five days before it happened, but that they reported the problem to their supervisors. This seemingly contradicts GM John Catoe's statement yesterday, in which he [...]

Kumar Goes to White House

Actor Kal Penn, best known as half of the titular burger-seeking stoner duo in the comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, will be joining the Obama adminstration's White House Office of Public Liaison, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Read more about Penn's role — and his shocking House death! — in his EW interview.