Monday, December 13, 2004

Cheech Stars In New Pixar Movie

Pixar posted a teaser trailer for their latest film, Cars. It is set to be released in 2006 and stars Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, Owen Wilson and Cheech Marin.
Watch Here

Wednesday, December 08, 2004

RIP Dimebag Darrel

Five people were shot dead at a Damageplan concert. The band contains ex-members of Pantera.
Read Here

Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Opening Night For Marijuana-Logues


Tonight marked Tommy Chong's New York Marijuana-Logues debut. See potshow.com for ticket information.

This is the first time we've seen this show. It's funny, not just a little funny, but a lot funny. The Actor's Playhouse is a small venue so every seat is a good seat. Essentially, it's a parody of the Vaginia-Logues. Three stoners, on stage at the same time, read their journals. The show is constantly evolving. The performers add new jokes daily and often improv.
Tommy was fantastic. He doesn't have the entire script memorized yet and one or two of the jokes written by the other performers didn't flow well. This worked to the show's benefit. When Tommy was tripped up, he would leave the script and throw in his own jokes. His jokes brought the biggest laughs. He and the other performers often threw in references to Tommy's arrest. We, the audience and the other performers constantly laughed out loud.

Tommy will only be with the New York Marijuana-Logues til December 19th. Then, the show heads to the West coast. If you're in the area, do not miss this opportunity to see it.
We had a chance to speak with Tommy Chong after the show.

He revealed that the director, Larry Charles, left the reunion movie project to work on a television series. New Line is currently looking for a new director. If New Line is reading this, they should hire David Leiner, the director of Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle. That's just a Cheech and Chong Dot Com wish.

There is also a rumor floating around that Tommy Chong cannot be near bongs or drug-related items during the filming of their new movie. Wrong! When the films starts filming this spring, his probation will be over. Furthermore, these items are props.

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is "Who is performing the Hell On Wheels song in Next Movie?". Tommy confirmed that it's Steve Lukather of the band Toto.
In the following articles, Chong discusses the show and says he is finishing up his auto-biography and will be returning to That 70s Show next season.

New York Post
Playbill
AP
Hollywood
AP
AP Photo Of Chong At His Home

Thursday, December 02, 2004

Guardian Interviews Cheech and Chong

British newspaper, Guardian Unlimited, recently sat down to conduct an interview with Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. It's one of the better interviews we at Cheech and Chong Dot Com have read.
During the interview, Cheech mentioned that he still gets huge residual checks for the movie Up In Smoke. When asked about Tommy's imprisonment, Cheech calls Ashcroft a "fuckin' Nazi." Chong considers it good publicity.
Here's a great quote from Cheech: "We did six records, then six movies," says Cheech. "Now we need to do six of something else, so we get 666 - and then our master Satan can return!"Read this article.

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Chong On Stern

Tommy will be on the Stern Show Monday, 12.06.2004. This is his first radio appearance since his release from prison. He will be promoting the Marijuana-Logues which runs in New York December 7 through December 19, 2004 and then heads to California. See www.potshow.com for information on the Marijuana-logues.
Update: For a summary, see Marks Friggin. During the interview, he discussed his incarceration, the Marijuana-Logues and made mention of the time Bobby Capps hung a sign from an overpass to protest his incarceration.

Monday, November 29, 2004

Chong On Tonight Show

Tommy Chong will be on the Tonight Show Tuesday, 11.30.2004.
Update: Hysterical appearance, great jokes about Martha Stewart, promoted Marijuana-logues. Tommy said that he and Cheech were almost finished writing the reunion movie, but the director, Larry Charles, is now working on a TV project. As a result, the project will be delayed. During his appearance, Tommy salsa danced with Amy Poehler of SNL, during which she copped a feel. Way to go Tommy!

Saturday, November 27, 2004

Cheech To Be On Dennis Miller

Cheech Marin will be taping Dennis Miller this Tuesday, 11.30.2004. Dennis Miller airs weeknights at 9PM EST on CNBC. Air date: 12.01.2004.
Update: More of a conversation, than an interview. It was funny, but didn't learn too much. Interview focused on Cheech's Chicano art collection and Christmas With The Kranks.

Friday, November 26, 2004

Recap: Inside Dish With Rachael Ray

As announced previously, Cheech Marin was on tonight's edition of "Inside Dish With Rachael Ray." During the show, Rachael received a tour of Cheech's gorgeous Malibu home.
She was surprised to hear that Cheech and Chong are working on a reunion film. Apparently, she did very little research on Cheech. Cheech also announced that he signed to do another season of Judging Amy.
IIf you missed the show, it will air again on The Food Network, 12.04.2004 at 6PM EST.

Thursday, November 25, 2004

NEWSFLASH: CHEECH & CHONG REUNION ANNOUNCED

Cheech and Chong will be appearing on-stage together for first time in 20 years at the US Comedy Arts Festival. They will be discussing their movies and the characters they created.
The official press release from Home Box Office isn't coming out til next week, but the Aspen Times leaked the info early. You'll be able to read more about it in publications such as Variety in the next few days.
When: February 9-13, 2005.Where: Aspen, ColoradoRead about it or Get Tickets

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

US Attorney Wins Award For Indicting Chong

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "two federal prosecutors and five federal law enforcement officers from Pittsburgh were among 224 people honored for outstanding work last week by the Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys in Washington, D.C.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Houghton, who handles forfeiture, won for her work as team leader on "Operation Pipe Dreams," a nationwide prosecution of drug paraphernalia dealers, including actor Tommy Chong, that started in Pittsburgh."
What a friggin joke! She won an award for convicting Tommy for smoking prop dope in a movie . That's like sentencing Marlon Brando for the Godfather films.
Read the Post-Gazette Article

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Review: Christmas With The Kranks

Tonight we had the opportunity to catch the sneak preview of Cheech Marin's new film, Christmas With The Kranks. The film started off very slow, but picked up speed at the halfway mark. Most memorable is the Botox scene.
Cheech Marin was great. His acting ability is superb. We are looking forward to seeing he and Tommy taking the lead roles in their reunion film.
Overall, we'd give this film 2 out of 4 lids.

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Europe: Chance To Win The New DVD Box Set


moblogUK is giving you the chance to win the new Cheech and Chong DVD box set, Organically Grown. The box set was only released in Europe so it can only be played on Region 2 DVD Players. To enter you must send them your best smoking photo.
Read about this.

Tommy Joins Marijuana-logues

Tommy Chong will be joining the cast of the MARIJUANA-LOGUES, for dates at the N.Y. Actors Playhouse December 7 through December 19, 2004 and premiering on the West Coast beginning February of 2005. It's a show that "illustrates that cannabis culture is a thing of substance, humor and creativity." It's been a widely popular show in NYC since it opened this past March. Read this article.

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Cheech Wake-Up Call

Target is offering free wake-up calls from celebs on Black Friday (11.26). They want to ensure everyone wakes up early to start their shopping. Cheech Marin is one of these celebs.
Read about the Cheech Wake-Up Call

Monday, November 15, 2004

Christmas With The Kranks Premiere


Tonight the Weedmaster was at the star-studded premiere of Christmas With The Kranks at New York's Radio City Music Hall. People began arriving shortly after 6PM. On hand were William H. Macy, Tim Allen, Eddie Murphy, Jake Busey, Caroline Rhea, Jamie Lee Curtis, WWF's Mankind and Dan Aykroyd, many of whom star in the film.

But wait, we almost forgot....one of the two funniest comedians of all time, Cheech Marin, was there. He is also part of The Kranks cast.

The Weedmaster had a chance to speak with Cheech during the long wait for his car. When asked about the reunion movie, he said that New Line is still in the process of writing the script and that the pot hair tonic concept is still the basis.

The Weedmaster also asked him about where the Basketball Jones cartoon originated (the one featured in Being There). He said it was created by a friend of Lou Adler's to promote the Basketball Jones single and that the Being There producers just decided to use it. He didn't know where to get the full version, but we assume that Warner Bros owns the rights.

Cheech was on his way to the UK for the launch of Sony's Cheech and Chong DVD box set we mentioned last week (see 11.03.2004 below). The signing is Friday 11/19 @ Fopp Charing Cross Rd @ Noon.

The post-premiere party, which we did not attend, was held in Central Park.

PHOTO MONTAGE or AP newswire photos from the event.

Sunday, November 14, 2004

The Holiday Auctions To Begin Shortly

The annual Cheech and Chong Dot Com Holiday Auctions begin Sunday 11.21. A dozen items will be up for grabs including sealed out-of-print albums, one-of-a-kind animation cels, rare promotional items, LPs, 45s and more. The featured item this year is Tommy Chong's personal storyboards which were used in the making of Nice Dreams.
Round #1 begins 11.21.2004. Round #2 begins on or about 11.28.2004.
See the auctions.

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Ashcroft Resigns, Pardon Campaign Begins

Last week, we reported that the Bush administration was tired of Ashcroft's antics and were going to force him to resign. As promised, he resigned today.
The legendary outlaw, Bobby Capps, is filing the necessary forms to get Tommy pardoned. Tommy had been prosecuted by Ashcroft for a crime he did not commit. It's time to clear his name. Bobby was pivotal in the Free Tommy movement. He performed numerous stunts designed to bring awareness to people, including hanging a sign from the side of a bridge and building snowmen with Free Tommy signs along Route 80.

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

DVD Box Set Released in Europe 11.03.2004

The first ever Cheech and Chong DVD box set will be released on November 15th. Ironically, the "Cheech and Chong Collection: Organically Grown In The US" will only be released in Europe. There is no planned release for the US. The collection includes Next Movie, Nice Dreams, Things Are Tough All Over, Born In East LA and Get Out Of My Room.

Cheech and Chong films.

Cheech on Inside Dish With Rachael Ray

Cheech Marin will be appearing on the November 26th (9PM EST) episode of a new Food Network show called "Inside Dish With Rachael Ray."
Description: Rachael Ray travels to Malibu, CA for lunch at the beachfront home of Cheech Marin. Cheech takes Rachel on a tour of the grounds and talks about his extensive collection of Chicano art. Then, it's into the kitchen to prepare a banana blossom salad.
No word on what kind of greens were in that salad.
This isn't Cheech's first appearance on TFN. He was also on "Bill Bogg's Corner Table" back in 2000, where he introduced Bill to Aqua's ice cream sodas.
Cheech is known for his culinary taste. He is part owner of the infamous Ana Mandara, a Vietnamese restarant in San Francisco, CA. Who's his partner? His Nash Bridges co-star, Don Johnson.

Sunday, October 31, 2004

Mr Miyagi and Donna

Pat Morita and his wife Evelyn Guerrero (aka Mr Miyagi from the Karate Kid and Donna from Cheech and Chong films) recently joined Playboy Magazine for Nevada Day.
Read Here

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Cheech Mr. LA

Cheech Marin, as well as other celebrities, will be participating in the "SeeMyLa" tourism marketing campaign. Don't be surpised if you see Cheech on a big billboard while you're driving through Los Angeles.

Thursday, October 21, 2004

New Contraband Has Arrived

The new Cheech and Chong contraband has arrived and is now shipping. It's the perfect time to start shopping for the holidays. Free Cheeb and Bong CD with every $100 order.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown Lunchbox.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown Stash Jar Set.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown Shooter Set.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown ID Case & Lighter Set.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown Flask.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown Stein.
  • Cheech & Chong Homegrown Head Knockers(now includes names Cheech and Chong).
  • Cheech & Chong 18" Talking Plush
  • And don't forget about the Baseball Bong and Big Bambu shirts.

Buy great stuff at the Contraband Store!

Saturday, October 02, 2004

Cheech Art Exhibit Opened Today

Cheech Marin's art exhibit, Chicano Visions, opened in Minnesota today. The local NBC affiliate did a news story on the exhibit which includes an interview with Cheech Marin.
View the exhibition

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Pauly Shore Is Dead

We first told you about this flick on 2001. Originally titled You'll Never Wiez In This Town Again, Pauly Shore's latest effort, Pauly Shore Is Dead is about to hit theaters. The release will be limited at first and will find it's way to DVD in early 2005. The premise...Pauly loses everything he owns and decides to fake his own death. Needless to say, he gets caught.
The cast list is AWESOME. Most of the actors play themselves including Tommy Chong, Tommy Lee, Jerry Springer, Jaime Bergman of Howard Stern's Son Of The BeachT, Ben Stiller and more.
Dates and Times for Pauly Shore is Dead

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Green Day Drinks The Cheech Cocktail

Interesting article about how the band Green Day discovered Cheech Marin's tequila cocktail.
Ingredients: Patron Silver Tequila, tonic and lemon.
Read the article

Friday, September 17, 2004

Christmas With The Kranks

The trailer for Cheech Marin's new movie, Christmas With the Kranks, has been posted. It looks pretty funny.
Read Here

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Cheech Biography

For those of you that missed it, A&E's Cheech Marin biography airs again Sunday, Sept 5th, 10am EST.

Thursday, August 26, 2004

Kerry Letter To Capps

The legendary Free Tommy Chong activist, Bobby Capps, recently sent a letter to the Kerry campaign requesting Ashcroft be investigated. In addition, he stated that Tommy Chong should receive a presidential pardon.
Read Their Response

Cheech Attends Seinfeld Wedding

Today Cheech Marin and a host of other celebrities attended John O'Hurley's wedding. O'Hurley played Elaine's boss on Seinfeld.
Read Here

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Chong's Judge Judged

A federal appeals court tossed out a ruling made last year by US District Judge Charles Schwab. In this case, Schwab (the same judge that sentenced Tommy on bogus charges) copied someone elses opinion word-for-word. The appeals court ruled that he put no thought into his decision. Also, make note that this judge was appointed by President Bush and only had nine months of experience when he sentenced Tommy.
Read Here and Here and Here

Friday, August 20, 2004

New Shirts In Stock


New C & C shirts just arrived. These things are great.
Also take note that we are offering $5.00 off the Rock N Roll Headknockers. While supplies last. Once they sell out, they're gone for good.
Contraband Store

Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Cheech To Appear At Latin Grammys

Cheech Marin and other celebrities will pay tribute to Carlos Santana at the 5th annual Latin Grammy Awards. It will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network (8 - 10 p.m. ET/PT) from the Shrine Auditorium on Sept 1.
Read Here

Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Cheech Marin Art Exhibit Coming To Minneapolis

Chicano, an unprecedented dual art exhibition, presented by Target Stores, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company and produced by Clear Channel Exhibitions, will open to the public at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis and the Minnesota Museum of American Art in St. Paul on October 2, 2004.
Chicano is a five-year, 15-city national tour that is collectively made up of two major exhibits: Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge, a traditional art exhibit, and Chicano Now: American Expressions, an interactive multimedia exhibit for families.

FCC Shirts In Hustler

Our F*CK THE FCC t-shirt can be seen in the October issue of Hustler magazine (available at newsstands today). Look for the naked girl wearing nothing, but a t-shirt. It's a very political issue and discusses, among other things, Howard Stern.
Stonerdude, the brilliant designer of these shirts, is also mentioned. Visit his web site here.
Buy the shirts at our Contraband Store

GQ Interview With Tommy

The interview GQ magazine conducted with Tommy Chong while in prison hits newsstands July 27th.

Sunday, July 11, 2004

Happy Birthday Cheech Marin

On July 13th, Cheech Marin is turning 58 years old. Happy Birthday, Cheech!

Chong on Handelman Radio Show

It's streamed online. Free 5 day membership.
Read Here

Update: Once again, Allan conducted a very thorough interview. Here are the highlights.
  • When the agents raided Chong's house, they weren't looking for drugs, they were looking for bongs and weapons. Tommy explained that if you are busted for bongs and also have a weapon in your house, it increases the length of your sentence (even if you have a permit).
  • Agents appeared to be embarassed that they had to conduct this raid.
  • Agents confiscated the bongs, but left the opium pipes because Operation Pipedream only wanted marijuana-related items.
  • Tommy expects the new Cheech and Chong movie to enter production this September.

Saturday, July 10, 2004

Chong Does Leno

This evening, Tommy Chong made his first television appearance since being released from prison. The interview was great. Tommy looked good. Jay recapped what happened to Tommy. There were plenty of jokes about prison life.
As revealed earlier by Cheech and Chong Dot Com, Cheech Marin made a surprise visit. Tommy and Cheech once again confirmed that they are working on a new movie.
Jay really should have bumped the World Cup guests. The entire show have been dedicated to C & C.

Friday, July 09, 2004

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

NEWSFLASH: TOMMY CHONG RELEASED



Earlier today, Tommy Chong was finally released from California's Taft Correctional.

Tommy had been serving a nine month sentence because Chong Glass shipped bongs to Pennsylvania via US Mail. Ironically, Tommy did not own, nor operate Chong Glass. The business merely used Chong's likeness.

It was all part of the Bush/Ashcroft "religious right" crusade. Tommy was punished for his movies, not for anything he did. Dozens of other headshops were busted during the same Operation Pipedreams crusade. However, Tommy was the only one who served time.

The Feds told Tommy Chong that if he didn't take the rap for Chong Glass, his wife and son would. They also promised Tommy that they would be lenient on him. THEY LIED!

Saturday, June 26, 2004

Tommy To Appear On The Tonight Show

Today, Jay Leno announced that Tommy Chong will be on the Tonight Show JULY 9TH, shortly after his July 7th release from prison.
Jay claims this will be his first interview after being released. However, Tommy told Howard Stern that he'd appear on his show first. What's the truth? The truth is that Howard is on vacation that week so he blew his shot to have Chong first.
UPDATE: BOTH CHEECH AND CHONG WILL BE ON THE SHOW!!!

Friday, June 25, 2004

Cheech Signs On For Senor Dracula

Variety reports that Cheech Marin has signed on for Senor Dracula, a Spanish-language version of the film, Dracula.
Read Here

Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Senate Passes Indecency Bill

For the past few months, Senator Brownback has been unable to get the Senate to pass the indency bill. However, earlier this week, he finally succeeded.
How did he do it? He piggy-backed the bill onto a military spending bill. This is why it has received so little press coverage. No one noticed.
Senators were "for" the military bill so rather than taking the time to remove the indecency portion, they just passed it.
But wait, it gets worse. Senator Brownback (who lives in a mansion paid for by a religious cult) wants to increase the fines to $3 million per offense, rather than $500,000. This means that both the entertainer and the station he works for have to pay $3 mill each for a total of $6 mill.
Powell's son runs the FCC and can declare anything indecent. What gives him the right? He is President Bush's pawn.
First, Tommy was thrown in prison for a crime he did not commit. Now this. No more Cheech and Chong films are allowed on network television. The future of the Howard Stern radio show is also in jeopardy. He will most likely move to satellite radio. See XMSR and SIRI.
Call your Senator

Thursday, June 17, 2004

Outlaw Shows Face


Free Tommy outlaw Bobby Capps crashed the Sacramento Gaffers Film Festival to bring awareness to his fellow independent film directors. Among the supporters, were Bobby Capps, JP Nichols and Morrisa Morris of the Placer County Film Commisssion.

Saturday, June 12, 2004

Albums Prices Dropped

We've dropped the price of our albums. Now you can get most of the Cheech and Chong albums for $9.99.

The Worst C & C Fan

This person has been making purchases from this site using stolen credit cards for months. We repeatedly get charged back. He always uses fake names and email addresses. We don't know his name, but we know his address.

If you live in Canada, please let us know if you live nearby.
5775 rue sain george
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Canada

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Tommy Release Date Came And Went

Variety magazine and other publications have been reporting that 06.08.2004 was to be Tommy's release date. This is false! His actually release date is 07.07.2004.
In other news, his daughter, Precious Chong, is performing her play "The Porcelain Penelope Freak Show" at the Zephyr Theater in Hollywood on June 22 and 29.

Sunday, June 06, 2004

New Message Board

Cheech and Chong Dot Com rolled out a new message board today. We are still tweaking the colors and layout. The board works great though.

Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Sacred Cow Visits Tommy In Prison

care of Sacred Cow

Sacred Cow Productions had the opportunity to interview Tommy Chong at Taft Correctional recently. The majority of the footage will be used in Sacred's upcoming film about the drug war.

Among other things, Tommy calls the drug war illegal and unconstitutional, discusses President Bush and estimates that he's missed out on approximately $5 million of potential income while in prison.

This interview is the best we've seen yet.

View The Interview Here

Thursday, May 20, 2004

Cheech Visits The Wayne Brady Show

Today, Cheech Marin paid a visit to The Wayne Brady Show to promote his travelling art exhibit, Chicano Visions.
He reiterated the fact that he and Tommy are going to work on their reunion movie when Tommy his released. He joked saying the movie will be called "The Passion of Cheech and Chong."

Monday, May 17, 2004

Happy Birthday Tommy Chong

One week from today, on May 24th, Tommy Chong is turning 66 years old. Unfortunately, "the man" is making "Man" spend his birthday behind bars. Well, screw the man and his trumped up charges. From now until May 24th at 11:59 PM New York, our Free Tommy Chong T-Shirts are buy one, get one. In other words, if you buy 1-XL, you get 2-XL in your package.
Update: T-Shirt offer extended until further notice.
Free Tommy

Sunday, May 02, 2004

Production Begins On Christmas With The Kranks

Production has just begun on Cheech Marin's new film, Christmas With The Kranks. The Grisham adaptation was forced to change it's name from Skipping Christmas because it was too easily confused with Dreamworks Surviving Christmas which will be released at the same time.
Read Here

Sunday, April 25, 2004

Found: Strawberry's House


Recently, while driving thru Los Angeles (Avenue 35 and Fig), a group of C & C fans stumbled upon Strawberry's house. The building that Cheech crashed into with his sidecar is also still there. Very cool!
Ray and Laurie (photo #3) sent us the photos. The gentleman in photo #1 is from California Magic.

Friday, April 23, 2004

Tommy Chong's Letter To Howard Stern

On the air today, Howard Stern read a letter that Tommy Chong wrote him from prison. In the letter, he says that the working title of their new movie is Dis-Jointed. The film will be directed by directing newcomer, Larry Charles. Larry Charles has written for Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld.
Tommy also said that while he's in prison, he's written enough material for numerous books and movies.
Stern was going to post the letter on his web site. It's still not there. You can, however, read about it on Mark's Friggin.

Thursday, April 15, 2004

Stonerdude 420 Radio Show

The worlds #1 internet sports entertainment radio talk show will broadcast its annual 420/Draft Show in honor of the NFL draft along with celebrating the globally recognized holiday known as "4 2 0"!!! He'll breakdown the history & significance of 420 along with discussion & updates on the federal gov. abuse of power in the persecution of TOMMY CHONG!!!....& the current WAR waged by the F.C.C!!........he'll also be taking YOUR PHONE CALLS LIVE on the AIR!!....go to raiderfanradio.com for info & to listen in. The Show is produced & co-hosted by STONERDUDE the artist/designer of the FREE TOMMY CHONG & "F" the FCC T-Shirts
When:04.20.20049 - 11 PM PST.

Saturday, April 03, 2004

New Date And Location: Free Tommy Chong Benefit Show

Due to the festivals rising popularity and growth, they have moved the festival from Slingapours indoor club to Calico Jacks. They will be closing off an entire shopping mall parking lot in order to make a more adequate festival grounds for the event. The sponsors Orlando's Real Rock station 101.1 FM (a clear channel station) will be presenting the event along with Miami Blunts. In addition, the Orlando weekly who is doing a full feature story and Hightimes magazine is doing promotion for the event on their web site(Thanks Steve Bloom!!). Other sponsors will be confirming this week.

When & Where?NEW DATE: April 30th 2004NEW LOCATION: Calico Jacks, 1259 State Road 436, Casselberry FL.

Why?As you have probably heard by now, on September 11, 2003 cultural icon Tommy Chong was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for his role in selling glass water pipes on the Internet through his legally licensed company Tommy Chong Glass. Tommy Chong is the first person to be prosecuted under John Ashcroft's "Operation Pipe Dreams" and "Operation Headhunter," which shut down national glass distributors nationwide, resulting in the indictment of over 55 people.Tommy Chong was obviously targeted by the federal government because of his status as a cult figure among marijuana smokers. The federal raids on paraphernalia distributors has been an utter waste of time and money, while it has ruined the lives and careers of otherwise law abiding citizens. These businesses pay taxes and do not in any way contribute to the crime problem in America. To target them at this time shows a total lack of understanding as to which risks truly threaten the health, welfare and safety of America's citizens.
On April 30th , 2004 there will be a concert to raise signatures and awareness on behalf of Tommy Chong, We believe that he was unfairly imprisoned and needs your help . So, come out to Calico Jacks and help support Tommy Chong while having a booty shakin', rockin' time!

Festival Lineup:BLOWFLY "Thee Original Dirty Rapper"
(Last years Latin Grammy award Winners)Locos por JuanaìPremios Lo Nuestro Nominee & Universal Recording Artist
Jorge CorreaìThe son of Funkî Buddha Gonzalez(With Members of P-Funk)
(From Miami)La Lacra de la chacra
(From Orlando)ADAMAS
(From Orlando)RUNNINBLIND

For More Info:www.buddhagonzalez.combuddhagonz@aol.comBuddha Gonzalez 305-648-3216

Saturday, March 27, 2004

Cheech Splitting From Wife

According to the New York Daily News and other assorted publications, Cheech Marin is divorcing his wife of twenty years, Patti Heid. The couple has two children.

This is Cheech Marin's second marriage. He was married to Rikki Marin from 1975 to 1984 with whom he adopted one child. Rikki had acting roles in most of the Cheech and Chong films.

Update: Free Chong Miami Benefit Concert


Thanks to everyone who came out to Tobacco Road for the Buddhafest 2004 "Free Tommy Chong Benefit Show" It was a great success we were able to get 1,200 signatures for Tommy Chong but the fights not over yet until we see Tommy free and with a full pardon
Click For Photos

Friday, March 19, 2004

Cheech Joins BMW Golf Tournament

Cheech Marin will join a long list of celebrities who will be playing at next month's BMW charity golf tournament. The event takes place April 29 - May 2 in South Carolina.
For more info read here

Monday, March 08, 2004

International Balloon Competition


Kenton came in Fourth place. He should have come in first, but the International Ballon Competition judges were offended by the drug references...specifically the balloon joints.
See Here

Saturday, March 06, 2004

Craig X For President

You've probably heard of Bush and Kerry, but how bout the latest presidential hopeful, Craig X? Craig has a pro-hemp platform and, if elected, plans to pardon Tommy Chong.
Craig is also the host of Showtime television network's new show, American Candidate. American Candidate can best be described as the American Idol of politics.
See Craig X

Saturday, February 28, 2004

Bobby Capps And The Kings

Bobby Capps is looking for thirteen people to go with him to a Sacramento Kings game. He needs (7) Men 5'10"- 6' with long dark hair and/or beard to dress like Tommy and 6 Men 5' 5''- 5' 8" medium length dark hair to dress like Cheech.
They must buy their own tickets, but we will all sit together for a little card flipping at Arco Arena in Sacramento, during one of the Kings televised games. The actual date has yet to be decided.
The cards will read as follows:Side One: G O S A C T O K I N G S G O

Lujocat007@aol.com

Friday, February 27, 2004

Cheech Is Skipping Christmas

Cheech Marin will be starring the new John Grisham adaptation, Skipping Christmas. Joe Roth is directing the film which also stars Tim Allen, Jake Busey, Jamie Lee Curtis and Dan Aykroyd.
In Skipping Christmas, Tim Allen portrays Luther Krank, a man who decides to skip Christmas and go on vacation with his wife. Jake and Cheech take on the role of neighborhood cops.
Production starts in April and is set for Christmas 2004 release.

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

The Movement Is Coming To Leno

California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be one of Jay Leno's guests on March 1st's The Tonight Show. We are going to pack the audience full of Free Tommy Chong supporters.

We want everyone wearing a Free Tommy Chong T-Shirt. Once Arnold comes out, we want people shouting "Free Tommy Chong." We want Arnold to get President Bush to pardon Tommy.

Tickets are free and are handed out at 7am. The line begins forming around this time. there are only 350 tickets so get there early. People are let inside at 3pm.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
3000 W.Alameda Blvd.
Burbank, California

Bobby Capps and Stonerdude will be on-hand causing trouble.

Cheech Marin Art Exhibit Coming To San Diego

Chicano, an unprecedented art exhibition, will make its first visit to the Golden State at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) in San Diego, Calif., on May 30, 2004. Chicano is a five-year, 15-city national tour that is collectively made up of two major exhibits: Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge, a traditional art exhibit, and Chicano Now: American Expressions, an interactive multimedia exhibit for families. Chicano will remain on display at MCASD through September 12, 2004.

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Free Chong Miami Benefit Concert

In a free society, a man should be free to do as he chooses so long as he harms no-one. It is our firm belief that Mr. Chong has harmed no-one, and is being unfairly targeted for prosecution because of his celebrity status.
Join our movement to stop this travesty of justice!

On March 26, 2004, a concert is being held to raise signatures and awareness on behalf of Tommy Chong. We need your help. So, come out to The Road and help support Tommy Chong while having a booty shakin’, rockin’ time!

Date: March 26 2004
Location: Tobacco Road
626 S Miami Ave
Downtown Miami.

Festival Lineup:
Hosted by: Playboy Playmate Alejandra Gutierrez
Lakra dela chakra 2:10 - 3:10 AM*
Jorge Correa 12:40 - 1:40 AM*
Buddha Gonzalez 11:10 - 12:10 AM
Locos Por Juana*Suenalo 10:00 -10:45 PM

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Outlaws Strike Again





Like a modern-day Jesse James and Billy The Kid, Bobby Capps and Stonerdude covered California's Blue Canyon with Free Tommy Chong protest signs. They once again had to operate under the cloak of darkness in adverse conditions.
Contact Bobby Capps if you'd like to participate in their next endeavor.

Saturday, January 24, 2004

UPDATE: Free Tommy Protest




Decent turnout this rainy afternoon. The media was on-hand. The Sacramento NBC affiliate is running a report on today's protest (watch this evening's NBC news).

Photos above are of Bobby Capps (dressed as Pedro), Stoner Dude of Knumbskull Records' band, BONG, and others.

Another person is currently organizing a protest in Fresno. We'll give you the details as they emerge.

Sunday, January 18, 2004

Free Tommy Protest Scheduled

A major Free Tommy Chong rally is taking place this month in California. If you care about Tommy Chong and your rights as an American, you must attend.

Location: North steps of the state capital in Sacramento, CA.
Date and Time: 01.24.2004, 12PM
Purpose: To get Governor Schwarzenegger to call George W. Bush to free Tommy Chong.
Costumes and signs are requested. NO BUSH BASHING SIGNS, PLEASE.
Sign Ideas:
Free Tommy Chong
Arnold call G.W. Bush
Repeal Paraphernalia Law
Unfair Law
Bails Fines Punishments
Tommy Unfairly Punished
Ashcroft Beatnik Bashing Bully
John Hitler Ashcroft
Pardon Tommy Chong
American Freedom Abuse
Laws Not For Ego Boosting
Tommy Chong P.O.W.
Costume Ideas:
Statue of Liberty
George Washington
Uncle Sam
P.O.W.s
Hitler Ashcroft
Tommy Chong
Bill Clinton with sign I toked but didn't inhale
Jerry Brown with sign I inhaled but didn't exhale

This protest is being organized by the infamous Bobby Capps. He's the person responsible for hanging Free Tommy signs from overpasses, as well as writing it in the burnt brush along Route 80. Email Bobby with any questions you may have.

Monday, January 05, 2004

Judging Cheech

Cheech Marin makes his debut on Judging Amy Tuesday at 10PM EST on CBS. He plays a potential love interest of Amy's mom, played by Tyne Daly (YIKES!).

Chicano Visions Comes To Indiana

Cheech Marin's 15-city traveling art exhibit, Chicano Visions, is coming the Indiana State Museum later this month.
Location: Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IndianaDates: 01.31.2004 - 05.05.2004
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