Friday, March 16, 2018

Cheech and Chong Playing The Roxy

On April 28th, the Cheech and Chong: Up in Smoke tour is coming to The Roxy in Hollywood, California.  The Roxy holds a very special place in Cheech and Chong history. They played a secret show there, they had their Animated Movie premiere there and most of all, the infamous concert at the end of Up in Smoke took place at the Roxy.

Tickets are on sale now.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Tommy Chong's 80th Birthday Roast

Tommy Chong will be celebrating his 80th birthday with a roast May 26th at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

It's a cross-promotion with Tommy's weed company.

Details coming soon.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Christopher Guy Returns as Supporting Sponsor for 4th Annual Hollywood Beauty Awards


Luxury brand Christopher Guy (CG) will once again sponsor the upcoming Hollywood Beauty Awards on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the historic Avalon Hollywood.

The Hollywood Beauty Awards recognize the incredible talent of beauty professionals in Music, Television and Film, as well as for editorial and the red carpet. Honoree awards are presented for outstanding achievements in hair, makeup, styling and photography. Pre-announced special honorees include Britney Spears (Fragrance of the Year, Fantasy in Bloom), Smokey Robinson (The Gentleman Award), and Jane Seymour (Timeless Beauty Award). Presenters include Elizabeth Banks, Samuel Jackson, Lionel Richie, Marie Osmond, Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin, Danielle Savre and more.

"The sheer brilliance of the unsung heroes of every production, photo shoot and red carpet event is simply incredible. Their challenge is to create a visual identity that remains central to the artist's onstage character, be it beauty, unsightliness, sadness or joy," said Christopher Guy Harrison, founder and lead designer for CG -- and designer of the "Holly" award. "It is an honor for us at CG to recognize the achievements of all those stylists who stand anonymously and silently behind the scenes, and yet whose work screams volumes."

The black-tie gala benefits the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Other sponsors include Moët & Chandon, LaDove, and Rikoko.

About Christopher Guy:
Christopher Guy Harrison, an award-winning internationally renowned designer, is the founder and CEO of luxury furnishings brand, Christopher Guy. His creations were brought to life in the mid-90s when he set out to create the world's most fabulous and unique mirror frame collection under the name Harrison & Gil. He began building his workshops after acquiring a plot of land in Java, where he sourced the best craftsmanship from local artisans. Today, these workshops cover more than one million square feet, and Christopher Guy has evolved to creating a complete luxury lifestyle that offers timeless values.

With presence in over 42 cities including showrooms throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Christopher Guy offers a fresh approach to design, transcending modern, traditional, and cultural boundaries. Christopher Guy creations are selected by leading designers and retailers, from the grandest hotels and most spectacular resorts, to the world's finest residences. The brand's stylish appeal and often-elaborate aesthetics have led to cameo roles in many iconic movie productions such as Casino Royale (007), Ocean's Thirteen, The Hangover, The Devil Wears Prada, Charlie's Angels 2, and The Interview.

Whether as statement pieces in luxurious hotels or on Hollywood film sets, Christopher Guy's timeless and elegant designs are widely acclaimed as the world's most fabulous decorative furnishings.

For more information, please visit
The HBAs were founded by LATF USA's publisher, Michele Elyzabeth. The annual award show recognizes the architects of beauty in hair, makeup, photography and styling in Hollywood. The voting board is comprised of past honorees, winners, professionals from the beauty industry; encompassing Journalists, Publicists and Beauty Experts. The HBAs is co-produced by Executive Producer, Pamela Price. and
For more information, please contact:
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+1 (323) 332-9520

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Paramount: Up in Smoke 40th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition Detailed

Paramount Home Media Distribution has detailed its upcoming 40th anniversary Blu-ray Edition of Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke (1978). Order Now

Note: Nearly all the movie extras were on the previous DVD anniversary edition.

In 1978, Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong made their feature film debut in UP IN SMOKE, the outrageously funny classic inspired by their now legendary comedy routines of the early '70s. Following massive success with over 10 million comedy albums sold, four Grammy nominations and a win for Best Comedy Recording for "Los Cochinos," Cheech and Chong took Hollywood by storm when UP IN SMOKE became a smash hit, establishing the pair as the reigning comedy duo of a new generation. Today, the film still has viewers rolling in the aisles and maintains surprising cultural relevance four decades after its original release.

"The greatest thrill is making your first movie and this one has been seen and been influential all over the world for over forty years," said Richard "Cheech" Marin. "Up in Smoke started stoner movies and is still going strong so smoke it up one more time."

"Where did the time go? 40 years ago we made low budget movies that grossed over 100 million and are still being watched all over the world! And it also helped legalize an important medicine," said Thomas Chong. "I am so proud that a movie bearing a title of a simple song I wrote would be so influential for so many years."

In UP IN SMOKE Cheech and Chong play wannabe musicians and stoners who unwittingly smuggle a van made of marijuana from Mexico to L.A. Their drug-laced humor keeps their spirits high as they unknowingly elude the police and meander their way to an outrageous finale at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood where Cheech performs in a pink tutu and Chong plays drums in a red body suit with a Quaalude logo.

The UP IN SMOKE Blu-ray Combo Pack features a brand new short-form documentary entitled "How Pedro Met the Man: Up In Smoke at 40," which chronicles the duo's comedy history, as well as the origins and impact of the film itself. Capturing a complex and fascinating pop culture odyssey, the documentary incorporates new interviews with Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong and producer/director Lou Adler along with archival footage. The Combo Pack is also loaded with previously released bonus material including deleted scenes, commentary, a music video and more.

The UP IN SMOKE Deluxe Collector's Edition is presented in a 12×12 package, limited to 5,000 copies. The set pairs the Blu-ray with the original soundtrack on CD and VINYL LP, as well as a 7-inch picture disc, oversized "Up In Smoke" rolling papers, a film poster, and booklet with new essays by both Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, along with rare and unseen photos. In addition to the new version of "Up In Smoke," the CD also features another previously unreleased version of the song from 1978 with an additional Spanish verse by Cheech.

Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke


  • NEW How Pedro Met the Man: Up In Smoke at 40
  • Audio Commentary by Cheech Marin and director Lou Adler
  • Roach Clips with Optional Commentary (deleted scenes)
  • Lighting It Up: A Look Back at Up In Smoke
  • "Earache My Eye" featuring Alice Bowie: Animated Music Video
  • Cheech & Chong's "The Man Song"
  • Vintage Radio Spots
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Presented with: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French Mono Dolby Digital, Spanish Mono Dolby Digital, Portuguese Mono Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the Combo Pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French Mono Dolby Digital, Spanish Mono Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, and Spanish subtitles.

Up in Smoke 40th Anniversary Deluxe Collector's Edition (Blu-Ray/CD/VINYL LP)

The UP IN SMOKE Deluxe Collector's Edition comes housed in a 12×12 six-panel gatefold package and is limited to 5,000 copies. The set features the Blu-ray detailed above as well as the following:


  • Original soundtrack album featuring classic Cheech & Chong songs like "Up In Smoke" and "Earache My Eye," other music from the film, and audio clips from the film
  • Previously unreleased version of the song "Up In Smoke" with an additional Spanish verse by Cheech
  • "2018 version" of "Up In Smoke"


  • Original soundtrack album on vinyl. Back in print for the first time since its initial release in 1978
  • Picture Disc
  • 7-inch picture disc of "Earache My Eye" b/w "Lost Due To Incompetence (Theme From A Big Green Van)" with an image of Cheech from the film on the A-side and the classic "YESCA" license plate image on the B-side


  • Oversized "Up In Smoke" usable rolling papers
  • 11×17 film poster with original, tagline "Don't Go Straight To See This Movie"
  • Booklet with new essays by both Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong along with rare and unseen photos

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tommy Chong says Oprah is Female Obama

Tommy Chong says America is ready for a female black President and that Oprah is the female Barack Obama.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Weinstein Company Pulls Plug on New Cheech Marin Movie

The Weinstein Company is for sale and before that sale, they pulled the plug on 3 films, including The War with Grandpa. The movie stars Robert De Niro and Cheech Marin also appears in the film.

The plot: Upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather, Peter decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.

No one will notice this film wasn't released.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Movies to Watch for High Christmas

A lot of people believe that movies are better seen when one is high on marijuana. But there are some movies that have proven to be better than others if they are watched when one is high. They make you laugh harder,  have fun with friends and enjoy an evening better generally.
The following is a list of movies that you can watch this Xmas in your sofa:

The Big Lebowski
Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski in this movie where he has the same name as a millionaire whose wife owes a lot of people so much money. Thugs attempt to force him to pay a debt that he does not know anything about. He accepts a high-paying job in a bid to get a lot of money to pay off the debt, but this leads him to more trouble. Soon, he has so many people after him. Can he escape them all?

In 1987, a college graduate takes a summer job at a local amusement park to pay for his expenses. In the park, he falls in love with a coworker, and he learns a lot about life, love, and other things. Rather than being a mere job, it becomes more of an educational experience for him. The movie stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg.

Beavis & Butt-Head Do America
This is an animated road comedy movie based on the hit MTV show, Beavis and Butt-Head. The movie stars Bruce Willis, Demi Moore and a host of other stars. Two teenagers wake up to find out that their television set has been stolen and they embark on a long journey across America to recover it, they face a lot of obstacles on the way, and they experience an adventure like never before. They encounter some ex-Motley Crue roadies, a smuggler of a deadly virus, a weird FBI agent and some more funny characters.

Up in Smoke
This is a true stoner movie that any marijuana lover must watch. It is about two stoners who unknowingly smuggle a van made of marijuana from Mexico to Los Angeles with a cop chasing after them. They were forced to drive the truck in order to meet up with a gig that they were due to play. The movie stars the all time classic duo Cheech and Chong.

Hansel & Gretel Get Baked
This movie is a retelling of the popular fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. In this movie, a brother and sister fight a witch that uses a unique blend of marijuana to entice young people to her home. She then kills and eats them in order to maintain their youth and beauty. One lesson, any marijuana lover will learn from this movie is that you must trust just a few reliable dealers.


Monday, December 18, 2017

Cheech Marin Returns to Pot Movies in Action Thriller DARK HARVEST

DARK HARVEST is Cheech Marin's first cannabis movie since Still Smokin, his final Cheech and Chong film in 1983. The new movie will be available on all digital platforms on January 9. In addition to Marin, who was recently hired by California as the perfect pitchman to help enroll cannabis businesses into the state system, the film stars James Hutson, A.C. Peterson, Tygh Runyan and Hugh Dillon. Dark Harvest is written and directed by James Hutson. The producers are James Hutson, Marc Petey, P. Lynn Johnson and Tim Laplante. The executive producer is Seth Willenson.

Dark Harvest chronicles the struggles of two growers and a suspended narcotics officer as they deal with a series of murders on the eve of marijuana legalization. The film is a gripping independent vision full of revelations as the two race to find the killer in this action thriller.

Dark Harvest is the first directorial effort of actor James Hutson. A protege of Ben Kingsley, Hutson studied at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. Under Kingsley's direction, he played Vladimir in Waiting For Godot. The veteran actor has played roles ranging from Richard III to American Buffalo's 'Teach'. Hutson's film career launched after being a 'reader' during casting for Insomnia and Reindeer Games where directors John Frankenheimer and Chris Nolan cast Hutson, and hired him for rehearsal sessions with Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Charlize Theron and Ben Affleck. Hutson is a veteran of the cannabis industry, which lends a strong sense of authenticity to Dark Harvest taking you behind the scenes.

Cheech and Chong met in Vancouver, the setting for Dark Harvest, in the 1970's and launched their comedy career with the iconic smash hit Up in Smoke.

Dark Harvest was featured at the New York Cannabis Festival winning both best film and best actor awards, the Cannabis Film Festival in Colorado and a special screening at the High Times Cannabis Cup Festival in Las Vegas.

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Cheech and Chong Up in Smoke 40th Anniversary Blu-Ray

Tommy Chong told variety that they're working on a Cheech and Chong Up in Smoke 40th Anniversary Blu-Ray.

First of all, very few people own a Blu-Ray player.  Second of all, Cheech Marin and Lou Adler did a great job on the Up in Smoke DVD commentary already.  Tommy wasn't included allegedly because relations between Tommy and Lou Adler weren't that great at the time.

Why did Variety interview Tommy?  Because Eminem (remember him?) has a new single which samples Earache My Eye (the song written by Gaye Delorme which allegedly Tommy Chong finagled his way into the writing credits).

Cheech and Chong Working on Cheech and Chong Documentary

Tommy Chong told Variety that they are working on a Cheech and Chong documentary.  This is odd being Josh Gilbert already did what was essentially a Cheech and Chong doc, a/k/a Tommy Chong.

Josh did an awesome job and included lots of rare C&C many that the film cost a fortune.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Cathedral City marijuana dispensary to host Cheech Marin’s “Cheech’s Private Stash”

Cannabis Club (WCCC), a Cathedral City marijuana dispensary, is pleased to announce it will be hosting Cheech Marin’s “Cheech’s Private Stash” product release on Friday, December 1, 2017.
West Coast Cannabis Club (WCCC), a Cathedral City marijuana dispensary, is pleased to announce it will be hosting Cheech Marin’s “Cheech’s Private Stash” product release on Friday, December 1, 2017. Marin’s products will be featured at West Coast Cannabis club.

“We are so honored to host this event,” said Kenneth Churchill, owner of WCCC. “Cheech Marin is not only a comedy icon but an important advocate for Cannabis. We are very much looking forward to this day. We invite everyone in the Coachella Valley to enjoy this event.”

Marin will be at WCCC between 4 and 5 PM PST. A California ID along with doctor’s recommendation are required to enter. West Coast Cannabis Club is located at:

68828 Ramon Road
Suite A2
Cathedral City CA 92234

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

RIP Cheech and Chong Producer Peter Macgregor-Scott

Peter Macgregor-Scott died in New York City Wednesday after a taxi accident.

He produced Steve Martin's The Jerk, The Fugitive, two Batman films, Revenge of the Nerds and more.  He was also a production manager on Animal House.

Cheech and Chong fans should know he was the producer for Next Movie, Still Smokin' and The Corsican Brothers.  In a 2003 interview, he said Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong were sober professionals. "There was never any smoke. When the boys are working, it's a very clean set. No alcohol, no smoke, no nothing," Macgregor-Scott said. "They learned that in their live performances. They went to Folsom Prison and they had a little too much extra, and it wasn't a good day for them. They said, 'OK, that's the end of that. We go on clean as a whistle from now on.' I did three pictures with them, and that was the way it was from then 'til now, I'm sure."

In addition, he produce Cheech Marin's Born in East LA.

He was 69 years old.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Tommy Chong Should be Charged with Fraud

Snopes has been investigating articles being posted by verified celebs on Facebook.  The celebrity posts a link to an article.  When you click on it, it redirects users to a spam web site banned by Facebook. The site has a dummy link.  When you click on it, it posts a bogus article in your newsfeed and Tommy Chong gets paid.  It's called 'influence marketing.'

Snopes called Tommy Chong's reps, but they didn't return the call.

Tommy and Paris Chong should be ashamed of themselves.

Tommy Chong and the other celebs should be charged with fraud.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Cheech and Chong Are Coming Port Chester

On April 20th (that's right 04/20), the Cheech and Chong Up in Smoke tour is coming to the Capitol Theatre, in Port Chester, New York.  They are playing two shows that night.

Tickets go on sale September 15th at 4:20PM local time.  Same old jokes, new city.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tommy Chong to Launch Innovative Content on Cannabis Club TV


Cannabis Club TV’s unparalleled broadcast technology is set to elevate today’s consumers with an innovative and engaging experience. Cannabis Club TV is the first Direct Out Of Home (DOOH) and Over the Top TV (OTTtv) portable broadcast network devoted to the cannabis industry - at retail, in your pocket and at home.

As the cannabis industry grows, innovative pioneers are leading the way to bring cannabis to the mainstream. Cannabis Club TV will be launching twenty new channels with a variety of different shows from sports to cooking with one of the first being Tommy Chong’s travel show that will be similar to the Anthony Bourdain cooking show with all kinds of cannabis flower and concentrates, from Humbolt to Amsterdam to Nepal to Kentucky.

“I'm excited to announce that I'm developing a cannabis travel show, where I explore all the unique cannabis cultures this planet has to offer. I love to have a Cannabis Club TV channel playing while I'm carving and testing my handmade water pipes,” says Tommy Chong, cannabis pioneer.

Cannabis Club TV retains leading cannabis agency Damanant to be their official agency of record. This powerhouse move brings a wealth of resources together that the cannabis industry has yet experienced.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Real Life Sgt Stadanko has Died

Abe Snidanko who worked undercover in Vancouver busting hippies, has died. He was the inspiration for Cheech and Chong's Sgt Stadanko (Up in Smoke, Nice Dreams, Los Cochinos).

He died August 2nd at 79 years old.

“We needed a name for the cop, and I immediately thought of Abe Snidanko,” said Chong. “I used his name purposely, it was my way of saying, ‘How you doin’, Abe?’ It did make him famous. Years later I got a call from the narcotics office in Vancouver and they said Abe was retiring and wanted me to send him a signed Up in Smoke poster. So I did and apparently Abe wasn’t too pleased.”

Monday, July 24, 2017

Tommy Chong Bandmate Bobby Taylor Passes Away

Yesterday, Bobby Taylor of Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers passed away from throat cancer.  Tommy Chong was the guitarist and co-wrote the hit song Does your Mama Know About Me.

  • Bobby met Tommy in 1962 when Tommy came to San Francisco with his band looking for work.
  • Tommy offered Bobby Taylor $750/week and half ownership in his club to perform at the club.
  • Tommy and Bobby discovered the Jackson 5 in 1968 when they opened for the Vancouvers.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Richard 'Cheech' Marin Turns 71

Comedian/actor/art aficionado, Richard 'Cheech' Marin, turns 71 today.  He was born July 13th, 1946 in Los Angeles California.

Saturday, July 01, 2017

California Contributing $1 Million to Cheech Marin Museum

Cash-strapped California is putting $1 million of their budget towards creating the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture and Industry.  They only need to raise $2 million more.

The museum will house Cheech Marin's 700+ Chicano art pieces.

Why they'd want Cheech's name on it (with his past) is beyond me.
Your tax dollars at work, California.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Tommy Chong is Gawd!

The trailer for Tommy Chong's new film, It's Gawd!, has been released.  In the film, "Amid the threat of nuclear proliferation, global warming and terrorism, the earth's creator tries to reconnect with mankind by returning to the planet and hosting his own variety show."

It also stars Luke Perry and Rebecca Mader.

It will be released in a limited number of theaters July 12th.