Why Harold and Kumar Have Become Heroes for Asian-Americans

Over at Studio 360, a radio discussion of Harold and Kumar that includes my sister Linta Varghese.

They say “tragedy plus time equals comedy,” and another film opening this weekend takes unjustly imprisoned terror suspects as its focus. This one is a comedy about two bong-loving stoners: “Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.” Arun Rath explains why Harold and Kumar have become underground heroes for respectable Asian-Americans.