Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Cheech Marin & Friends Coming To Sparks

Cheech Marin's traveling comedy tour, Cheech Marin & Friends, will be in Sparks, Nevada May 4-5.

Cheech Marin plays ringleader to comedic cohorts. Cheech will also tells jokes and perform with a band, belting out old Cheech & Chong favorites such as Born in East L.A.

Last year, Marin hosted the Comedy Central special Cheech Marin & Friends: Live from South Beach," which premiered on March 13th 2006.

The comedian and actor will perform at 8 p.m. May 4-5 in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga's Nugget. Tickets are $59, available at the Nugget, outlets or (800) 648-1177. Details: 356-3300 or

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Justice Department Priorities

A number of federal prosecutors were fired because their priorities were not in line with the Bush administration's priorities.

They give examples of some of the administration's priorities. They mention Buchanan, the attorney that prosecuted Tommy Chong, a man with no criminal record.

They also discuss how Buchanan botched another federal case which was eventually thrown out of court.

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Monday, January 29, 2007

Rae Dawn Chong Signs On For Solitaire

Tommy Chong's daughter, Rae Dawn Chong, has signed on for a new film titled Solitaire. "Solitaire," which is written and directed by Frank D'Agostino, is a "coming of age drama set in Pawtucket, tells the story of a blue collar Blackstone Valley street toughwho falls in love with a girl from Newport."

The film is currently in pre-production.

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Saturday, January 27, 2007

Alberta Cheech & Chong Look-A-Likes?

Brothers, Bryan and Sheldon, like to go to Alberta nightclubs and hockey games dressed as Cheech & Chong. We're not sure if they're smoking dog shit in the photo.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Cheech Speaks About Chicano Art In Fayetteville And Discusses Upcoming Roles

On Wednesday, Cheech Marin gave a lecture on Chicano art at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC. Similar to Tuesday's lecture in Springfield, it was a serious talk on Chicano art mixed with jokes.

Before the lecture, Cheech had dinner with theater students. He said "he has several TV pilots and movie deals in the works. He just filmed an episode of the popular TV show “Lost,” playing plane crash survivor Hurley’s father in a flashback."

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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Cheech Speaks About Chicano Art In Springfield

This evening, Cheech Marin gave a lecture on Chicano art at the Clark County Public Library in Springfield, OH. Over four hundred people were in attendance. It was a serious talk on art mixed with Cheech's legendary humor.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

More From Michael Collins On Hanging With Cheech

Writer Michael Collins has wrote a day-to-day account of what it was like schmoozing with celebs such as Cheech Marin.

"By the end of the night I am standing outside listening to Sam, Andy, Anthony Anderson (who appeared in Barbershop and Hustle & Flow) and Cheech tell stories about making movies. Ever want to be that fly on the wall?"

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Cars Nominated For Oscar

The Academy Awards has nominated Pixar's Cars best for Animated Feature Film. The film, which stars Paul Neuman, Cheech Marin and others, has already won the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film.

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Monday, January 22, 2007

Jorge Garcia Discusses Working With Cheech On Lost

Jorge Garcia, the actor that portrays Hurley on ABC's Lost, discussed with CanMag what it was like working with Cheech.

"I come in episode four of this new pod and it's got me and my dad, played by Cheech Marin and it was a blast."

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Sunday, January 21, 2007

Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Wraps Up

On the PGA tour web site, writer Michael Collins discusses his experiences while covering this year's Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Among other things, it includes riding with Cheech Marin.

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Friday, January 19, 2007

Photo Of Andy Garcia Speaking With Cheech At Golf Tournie

The Associated Press posted a photo of actor, Andy Garcia, speaking with Cheech Marin Thursday at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic golf tournament.

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New Tommy Chong Tour Dates Posted

Don't be a dope! (sorry for the pun) Tommy and Shelby Chong are touring the nation. We've just added TX and IA to the calendar (see right side of this page).

We saw them in NYC. The show was great. Don't miss it.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Bob Hope Chrysler Classic: Day One

The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic golf tourament kicked off today. Cheech told News Channel 3 "I get to wear my cool tweed clothes in the desert...It's a first!"

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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Cheech and Lopez Play Practice Round

On Monday, Cheech Marin and George Lopez played a practice round in preparation for the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic which begins later this week.

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Sunday, January 14, 2007

Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Pairings Announced

It was announced that Cheech Marin will be partnered with Andy Garcia and Don Cheadle for the 48th annual Bob Hope Chrysler Classic hosted by George Lopez. You can watch it on the Golf Channel beginning Wednesday.

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Thursday, January 11, 2007

See Autographed Chong Bongs In Edmonton

Tommy Chong will be at Yuk Yuk's in Edmonton, Canada thru Saturday. While in Edmonton, check out the store "Two Guys With Pipes." They have autographed Chong Bongs in the front window.

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Cheech Discusses Chong, The Breakup, Smoking, Art and More

The Springfield News-Sun conducted a good interview with Cheech who was promoting his January 23rd lecture in Springfield, OH.

When asked if he can imagine reuniting with Chong, he said "I can imagine it, but then I wake up and I change the sheets."

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Thursday, January 04, 2007

New Post From Tommy on The Blog Of Chong

It's been a while since we received a new blog post from Tommy Chong. Currently, Tommy is in Bangkok awaiting a flight back to LA. This ends he and Shelby's three week Asian holiday.

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Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Who Killed The Electric Car?

We here at Cheech and Chong Dot Com highly recommend renting "Who Killed The Electric Car?" It's a great documentary about how the oil industry and General Motors stopped the manufacturing of the zero emission EV1. The film is shocking.

The Chongs are strong supporters of people driving energy efficient vehicles. In fact, Tommy recently converted his car.