Thursday, December 12, 2002

Tommy Chong Art Exhibit Opens

Tommy's masterpieces (bongs and more) are currently being exhibited at the Ghettogloss Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Read what the LA Times had to say about it.
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Sunday, December 01, 2002

Cheech and Chong Reunion Confirmed

Thanks to Dave for providing us verification on the earlier Cheech and Chong reunion rumor.
Here it is folks. This is what you've been dreaming of. During his recent appearance on the nationally syndicated radio show Lovelines, Tommy Chong revealed he is putting the finishing touches on a deal that will bring Tommy Chong and Richard "Cheech" Marin back together.
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Sunday, November 24, 2002

Cheech and Chong Together again?

We're not sure how reliable this information is, as it was posted on our message board. Supposedly, while on the nationally syndicated radio show, Lovelines, Tommy Chong announced that he and Richard Cheech Marin will be doing another C & C film.
The film, which currently has a working title of The Final Toke or The Last Toke, was written by Tommy's daughter, Rae Dawn. She gave the script to Cheech and he agreed to do it.
As we stated earlier...this information is unconfirmed at this time, but we hope it is true.

Holiday Auctions Have Begun




As traditional as turkey at Thanksgiving, the Cheech and Chong Dot Com Holiday Auctions have returned. We've been accumulating tons of C and C memoribilia all year to give to loyal fans. The auctions are refreshed every week. It's a great opportunity to score some rare collectibles. They make far-out stocking stuffers!

However, you don't have to wait for the auctions. If there's something you're looking for, email sales to see if we can find it.

Also, be sure to pick up The Cheech and Chong Anthology, featuring Cheech and Chong's Santa Claus and His Old Lady.

Auction Round #2 (currently underway)
• C & C Anthology - Brand new double CD which includes their best bits and previously unreleased material.
• C & C Shooters - Brand new set of shot glasses. Each features their likeness.• Rude Awakening Presskit - Promotion material only issued to the media. Great photos and articles.
• Film Festival Magazine - Ultra rare from the Amsterdam C & C film festival. Unseen photos.
• Let's Make a New Dope Deal LP - One of their "lost albums." Few even know it exists. Contains StarWars spoof, "Queer Wars," and more.
• Corsican Bros VHS - OUT OF PRINT, uncensored version of the movie.
• Sister Mary Elephant 45 - Very rare 45 single with fantastic hand drawing of Chong being punished by a nun. You just have to see the GREAT ARTWORK.
• Big Bambu LP - LP shaped like a pack of EZs.
• Action Figures - Limited Edition C and C figs.

Auction Round #1 (just finished)
• C & C Anthology - Brand new double CD which includes their best bits and previously unreleased material.
• C & C Shooters - Brand new set of shot glasses. Each features their likeness.
• Up In Smoke VHS - Original VHS movie at a great price.
• Playboy's Tommy Chong Roast VHS - Out-of-print Playboy video which stars Jerry Seinfeld, Richard Belzer and more.
• Let's Make a New Dope Deal LP - One of their "lost albums." Few even know it exists. Contains Star Wars spoof, "Queer Wars," and more.
• Cassette Two-Pack - We're offering this special two-pack of cassettes that consists of Los Cochinos and Get Out Of My Room.
• Bloat On 45 - Ltd Release single from the Let's Make a New Dope Deal LP. Few have seen, nor heard this song. Sleeve features caricature of C & C as fat black men.
• Sleeping Beauty LP - Need we say more? We receive 200+ emails every week looking for this pill-shaped out of print album.
• Big Bambu LP - Shaped like a pack of EZs.

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Thursday, November 21, 2002

Cheech Film Up for Oscar????

An Italian remake of the movie, Pinnochio, will be released in America this Christmas in over 2000 theaters. Experts forsee this film winning an Oscar. It's a smash hit in Europe right now, where it was recently released. Cheech dubbed the voice of the Fox. Queen Latifah and Eddie Griffin also lent their voices to this movie.
If Cheech Marin wins an Oscar, ever cool person on this planet needs to throw a huge party!!!
see Pinnochio

Cheech Signs Deal With NBC

Cheech Marin has inked a deal to play the lead role in NBC's upcoming sitcom, The Ortegas. The premise...Cheech is a dad whose son has a radio station in their backyard.
It's based on the UK sitcom, The Kumars, and the creators describe it as similar to the Larry Sanders Show.
see The Ortegas

Friday, November 08, 2002

The Tommy Chong Show

B1 Productions is currently developing The Tommy Chong Show. It's a reality show in the same vain as The Osbournes. We'll keep you posted as more information becomes available.

New Tommy Chong Tour Dates Announced

Tommy Chong's been on the road doing his standup. He just announced a slew of new dates. Be sure not to miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet Chong, see his show, and maybe score an autograph.

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Cheech on Good Day New York

Cheech Marin appeared on Fox's Good Day New York this morning. He spoke of his love and support of art.

Friday, August 16, 2002

Cheech in Dylan Flick

Cheech Marin recently finished shooting the film Masked and Anonymous. The film stars Bob Dylan and numerous other celebrities (Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Angela Bassett and more). It is about the ups-and-downs of being a musician. The film is currently in post production and will be released sometime in 2003. Note: One can presently see Cheech as Uncle Felix in Spy Kids 2 (in theaters now).

Monday, August 05, 2002

Best Buds In Production...Again

We've just received word that Tommy Chong is in the process of re-tooling the film Best Buds.
If you recall, back in September 12th, 2000, Tommy's lawsuit against Coyote Films was settled out of court. Tommy Chong is now in possession of the original reels. Tommy had sued Coyote Films because he disagreed with the way the film had been edited.
Tommy plans on releasing Best Buds, most likely straight to DVD, within one year's time.

Monday, July 29, 2002

Coming Soon: New C & C Merchandise

In August, we will begin taking preorders on two new Cheech and Chong items:
GREEN VAN VOTIVE - This far out ceramic candle holder looks like the big green van
DRINK COASTERS - Each coaster of this six coaster set features a different image from Up in Smoke.
Stay tuned for more details.

CONTEST: ENTER TO WIN RHINO RECORD'S WHERE THERE'S SMOKE, THERE'S CHEECH & CHONG: THE CHEECH & CHONG ANTHOLOGY.Contest has ended. Winners have been notified.

First Ever Cheech and Chong Book



This Autumn, Browne Stane Books will be releasing The Cheech and Chong Bible, the first book ever written about Cheech and Chong. It will hit stores approximately early October, but Cheech and Chong fans can preorder their copy online at http://www.brownestanebooks.com/ FREE SHIPPING* if you order your copy by 8/31/02
This tribute to one of the most hysterical comedy teams of our time features:
  • BIOGRAPHY - facts and photos about a Mexican American and Chinese Canadian whose story is as outrageous as the albums and films that made them famous.
  • GREATEST BITS - reviews/descriptions of Cheech and Chong's best audio tracks
  • GREATEST HITS - Before you book a gig at the Rock Fight, you gotta know which Cheech and Chong songs you'll be playing. That's why this book comes equipped with a number of lyrics to C&C's most popular tunes. (Sorry, Fender and tutu not included!)
  • GREATEST FLICKS - Reminisce over the funniest scenes, quotes, and characters from Cheech and Chong's movies.
  • CCAT - The Cheech and Chong Achievement Test is the most comprehensive, standardized C&C movie trivia exam in the world. If you've ever wondered how many times C&C say 'man' in Up in Smoke, the answer can be found here.
  • GLOSSARY - C&C: A-Z. This mock glossary contains all the Cheech and Chong terminology found in their movies. And so much more, man!

So log onto Browne Stane Books.com (http://www.brownestanebooks.com/) and light up your library with The Cheech and Chong Bible!

Update: Now available at contraband

Saturday, July 13, 2002

Cheech Cooking Show?

Today we learned that a Cheech Marin cooking show is in development for the Food Network. The show is in the development stage so an air date is unknown.
As you may recall, Cheech made an appearance on the Bill Bogg's cooking show on FN back in March 2000 when he took Bill to his favorite restaurant.

Saturday, July 06, 2002

Cheech Turns Fifty-Six

Yes, it's that time of year again. July 13th is Cheech's birthday. Fifty-six years ago this super doper star of Nash Bridges was born in Los Angeles, California.

Friday, May 24, 2002

Tommy Turns Sixty-Four

Yes, it's that time of year again. Friday, May 24th is Tommy's birthday. Sixty-four years ago the king of dope was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Long live Tommy Chong!

Friday, May 17, 2002

It Came From Hollywood Now On DVD

On July 16th, Paramount Home Video will be releasing Cheech & Chong's It Came From Hollywood on DVD.
This movie is a hysterical, forgotten classic. Cheech and Chong goof on classic horror flix. The best line is when a cat is attacking the shrinking man. Cheech says "This is the first time a pussy ate a man."

Thursday, March 28, 2002

Corsican Bros Now On DVD

On June 4th, MGM Entertainment will be re-releasing Cheech & Chong's Corsican Bros exclusively to DVD. Prior to this, die hard C & C fans had to comb the ebay listings for previously viewed video store rentals. Comb no more.
This movie is hysterical. They play twins that can feel each other's pain and pleasure. As a result, they abuse each other relentlessly.

Saturday, March 23, 2002

Up In Smoke & Still Smokin Released in Europe

Attention Europe!!! Up in Smoke and Still Smokin have finally been released in PAL format. Click on the link to order now.

Black Star

Monday, February 25, 2002

REVIEW: Rhino Anthology

We just received an advanced copy of Rhino Records Where There’s Smoke There’s Cheech & Chong: The Cheech & Chong Anthology . Funny, very funny! Not only do you get a CD containing their greatest bits, but you also receive some awesome unreleased material. The two Up in Smoke radio commercials, found in Rhino Records' vaults, haven't been heard since the 70s. These commercials are hysterical, featuring Arab, Saydis Saydat, as well as Horrendo Revolver.

The last track, Old Man in the Park, is a live sketch from a concert at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. It's about a punk harassing an old man. The old man, Chong, fakes a heart attack to get back at him. You have to hear it. This sketch can be seen on their out-of-print "Perform" video.

Besides the great sketches, the 2 CD set includes a booklet laced with photos and the most comprehensive Cheech & Chong bio we've ever read (written by the legendary Dr Demento).

One would be a fool not to pick up this release.

-Weedmaster

Friday, February 22, 2002

E! Re-airs Cheech & Chong Special

E! is re-airing Cheech and Chong's True Hollywood Story tomorrow, Friday, February 22nd at 8PM EST. The two hour special will detail the rise-and-fall of Cheech and Chong, as well as the reasons why Cheech left the duo. Don't miss it!

Wednesday, February 20, 2002

**NEW RELEASE** THE CHEECH & CHONG ANTHOLOGY

This is very awesome. On March 19th, Rhino Records will be releasing Where There’s Smoke There’s Cheech & Chong: The Cheech & Chong Anthology . It's a double CD taken from the top secret vaults of Warner Bros Records. This is breaking news.

THE FACTS (courtesy of Rhino Records):
  • The greatest "hits" by the biggest heads of counterculture comedy!
  • The first-ever career-spanning 2-CD retrospective of this Grammy award-winning duo, featuring over 2 1/2 hours of their best recordings, including previously unreleased material.
  • WHERE THERE'S SMOKE...THERE'S CHEECH & CHONG features 37 tracks (over 2 1/2 hours!) of Cheech & Chong's best recordings and comedy routines from their years with Ode, Warner Bros. and Universal Records, as well as previously unreleased material recorded during the '70s, '80s, and '90s.
  • Contains nine charting singles (the most by any comedy-duo) including: "Basketball Jones" featuring Tyrone Shoelaces (#15 Pop); "Earache My Eye" featuring Alice Bowie (#9 Pop); "Black Lassie (A Great American Dog)" featuring Johnny Stash (#55 Pop); "Bloat On" featuring The Bloaters (#41 Pop); "(How I Spent My Summer Vacation) Or A Day At The Beach With Pedro & Man, Part I" (#54 Pop); and, of course, "Born In East L.A." from 1985 (#48 Pop).
  • All the classic C&C characters are here including Blind Melon Chitlin, Wink Dinkerson, Santa Claus (and his old lady), Ralph & Herbie, Sargent Stadanko, Sister Mary Elephant, Johnny Stash, Tyrone Shoelaces, and many more.
  • Four previously unreleased tracks featuring Horrendo Revolver, Saydis Saydat, Tyrone Shoelaces, and a live version of "Old Man In The Park."
    Includes a deluxe booklet with liner notes by Dr. Demento and digipak-in-a slipcase packaging.
  • Cheech and Chong have a proven track record of commercial success including 4 Gold records, 9 charting singles, 1 Gold video and 6 successful feature films.

UPDATE: Track listing has just been posted here.