When something you worked on trends at number one on Twitter and Bomani Jones tweets that your Filipino mate looks Chinese and is Latino…
The working title for the docu-special was "What Is White?," which…bleh. I pushed, from the outset, for "White People" to be the title, but J wasn't keen on it.
Fast forward nine months. J calls me after a meeting with MTV executives.
J: We settled on "White People" as the title. I like it.
Jon: [exasperated screaming]
Speaking of white people…
A trip 13 years in the making.
Everyone: Why are you going to Montana?!
Jon: Because the Internet.