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Thursday, January 31, 2008
In 1973, a series of unimaginable murders occurred in a rundown Icehouse just inside the Mexican border. Now, some thirteen years later, the legacy of terror continues when Mexican drug lord Pablo Costa claims the now abandoned Icehouse for his own. The setting, a small Mexican border town of Ojinaga, is a place where corruption runs deep and the law exists only to the highest bidder. Pablo, using the Icehouse to cleverly disguise drugs inside blocks of ice, seems to have the perfect organization, that is until it's discovered a ruthless killer lurks within the Icehouse. When a government task force is assembled to stop Pablo, now nicknamed "the Iceman", they seize a shipment of drugs at the border and recover an invitation to a party Pablo is planning. The task force is quick to assemble an action packed raid on the Icehouse, little do they know they're about to embark upon a gruesome adventure that will leave them chilled to the bone. When the teenage daughter of the agent in charge steals the invitation and is coaxed by her friends into going, it is quickly discovered that there is something to fear other than Pablo himself. The gang of teenage friends is about to make their way to Mexico for an onslaught of action packed horror so cold it'll keep you frozen stiff.
The best quote..."I do have a plan for the country. It needs education. And there should be drug education—only they should teach people how to smoke pot, because even potheads don't know how to smoke pot."
Johnny Valenzuela of KECH-95 radio in Sun Valley, Idaho had the chance to interview Cheech Marin about Chicano art and of course the on again/off again Cheech & Chong reunion. The interview aired January 28, 2008, 6pm MST.
The interview can only be heard here. Thank you, Johnny!
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
"Last year’s accomplishments in this area were capped by the tremendously successful grand opening of the Muzeo. And Sunday, we opened a new nationally-acclaimed exhibit, “Chicano Art and Soul”, presented by American cultural icon, Cheech Marin at the Muzeo. And we’re not stopping there."
The exhibit runs through May 5th.
Saturday, January 26, 2008
There are now a total of 25 Palm Restaurants in the U.S.
It hasn't been decided yet, but Cheech Marin will be immortalized in a caricature in either the Los Vegas or Los Angeles restaurant. There will also be a signing ceremony.
We will provide more details as they become available.
Friday, January 25, 2008
During the interview, Cheech reveals that he's signed a "book deal for a book of humorous essays from the Chicano experience called "The Chimichanga Chronicles.""
We will provide more information on his book as it becomes available.
Thursday, January 24, 2008
The exhibit runs January 25th - May 5th.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
When asked about the legacy of the Cheech and Chong albums and films, Tommy says "our albums still sell. We've been getting checks for like 40 years, and we're just now starting to animate all the records."
Tommy is referring to the project he has with Lou Adler's (the Producer of their albums and Director of Up In Smoke) animation company. Tommy and Lou plan to animate some of the best Cheech and Chong bits, just as Lou did with Earache My Eye which can be seen on Up In Smoke: High-larious Edition DVD. It really turned out great. You should pick it up if you haven't seen it.
When asked about the chances of a Cheech and Chong reunion, Tommy responds "No, not really...He wants to get together, but he just wants the money. He doesn't want to be Cheech, and he doesn't want to do pot humor."
Read the entire interview here.
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Friday, January 18, 2008
They asked Cheech "if he'd still play the Hope next year, when the PGA Tour's drug testing is in full swing."
His response: “Oh, testing? I thought they were going to give away drugs,” he joked. “I'm not in the PGA, man.”
Thursday, January 17, 2008
This tournament is a great opportunity for fans to meet celebs.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
The Cheech Marin and Friends DVD is now $11.99.
In March 2006, Cheech Marin hosted "Cheech Marin and Friends Live From South Beach". Marin returns to stand-up comedy, as he and other comics riff on American and Hispanic culture.
Comedy Central aired a censored 30 minute version of the performance. This DVD contains the entire performance, uncensored.
Comedians include Al Madrigal, Gilbert Esquivel, Carlos Oscar, Felipe Esparza and Joey Medina.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Cheech Marin was scheduled speak in Ketchum, ID on Thursday, but had to cancel because he's stoned, I mean he has stones. He's suffering from kidney stones and will not be able to make the trip to Sun Valley.
The Sun Valley Center for the Arts is working to reschedule his talk for next month.
All ticket holders can contact The Sun Valey Center in Ketchum for more information.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
Some other random facts:
- Country music fans may know Gaye from his dirty song 'The Rodeo Song."
- In 1984, he produced k.d. lang's debut album.
Gaye is legally blind from diabetes and recently sustained injuries during a mugging. There is a benefit/tribute taking place tomorrow (Friday) at Vancouver's Yale Hotel. Many musicians are coming to help out including Dalannah Gail Bowen, Brickhouse, Jerry Doucette, Brian Newcombe.
Tickets are only $15. Everyone that's in the area should attend.
Gaye Delorme's Official Site
More about Gaye and the benefit.
Here is some video of Gaye performing.
Wednesday, January 02, 2008