John King's Election Express is hitting the road this political season and hey - a crew's gotta eat, right? Photojournalist Jeremy Harlan indulged in a local tradition, the "Thurmantor" at Columbus, Ohio's Thurman Café.
By some minor miracle - perhaps divine intervention, or maybe the encouragement of fellow JKUSA producer Susie Xu - Jeremy emerged triumphant, unscathed and well fed. Jeremy acquired the burger's commemorative T-shirt (not the first of his career) as well as the awe and respect of colleagues, and the right to show his face in the Buckeye State again, even though he skipped the accompanying side of fries. (Wuss.)
Get the dish on the rest of the Election Express menu at John King USA's blog
Previously - John King loves himself a diner
John King is teaming up with Gowalla, the location based mobile and web service, to share his experiences from the road. Last year, John visited all 50 states following President Barack Obama’s inauguration and sat down with residents in local diners to hear their stories and discuss important issues.
John has compiled his favorite diners for Gowalla and you can now visit them as well. To participate and see the trips John has created, Gowalla users should follow John by going to John King, USA’s Gowalla page and clicking the "follow John King, USA" button in the right column. You will then have access to John’s custom Trips at Gowalla.com or on your smartphone via the Gowalla app.