Watchung Booksellers Hosts Actor and Political Advisor Kal Penn

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Watchung Booksellers is pleased to bring actor and political consultant to our virtual stage to celebrate the release of his memoir “You Can’t Be Serious” on Friday, November 5 at 7:00 P.M This event is in partnership with Literati Bookstore, Oblong Books, Politics & Prose, and RJ Julia. Kal Penn will be in conversation with a very special guest to be announced.

Kal Penn may be best known for his role as Kumar Patel in the “Harold and Kumar” movie franchise, but in “You Can’t Be Serious” Kal shows how he’s lived more than one life story. His journey not only includes acting, but also writing, working as a farmhand, teaching Ivy League University courses, and serving as Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement under the Obama administration. Originally from Montclair, Kal also knows a thing or two about New Jersey!

Tickets to the event include a hardcover copy of the book with a signed bookplate. Register at or

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