It's almost hard to believe that iconic pot humorist and marijuana advocate Tommy Chong started off as an R&B guitarist in the 50's. Since hooking up with Cheech Marin to create the legendary duo "Cheech & Chong," everything fired up leaving him with a resume that includes box office breaking films, ... More >>
Two decades of the greatest cult band (and Mexicans) in Orange County history
The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...
Anaheim is one of eight California cities where Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18.Of course, the crowds may really show up to UltraStar's UtraLuxe theater in Anaheim's GardenWalk center on Saturday--4/20--at, when else, 4:20 p.m. For those stoners who forget (d ... More >>
Now that Weeds is over (boo-hoo) what is our favorite character Doug Wilson (aka Kevin Nealon) going to do? And what will we do without him? Good news folks, you won't have to find out because Nealon's got his hands in a bunch of pots and with a career that has brought us amazing characters and tons ... More >>
Along with every other straight-to-DVD film, we've been ignoring Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg's upcoming buddy comedy, Mac and Devin Go to High School. The movie promises to be a Cheech and Chong redux. We have no idea what the concept is other than getting high, potentially blowing up a chemistr ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyClick here to see more photos from Kush Expo .Green goodness was plentiful at the second annual Kush Expo at the Anahiem Convention Center this past weekend--the second within just eight months. Though no weed was sold on the premises, there were ... More >>
Maybe it was because of the false rumor making its way around the internet yesterday that Japan had finally agreed to stop killing whales that we didn't believe this story at first. But apparently it's true: on April 20, aka international stoner's day, Nike was supposed to release a limited editi ... More >>
The Snoopermarket cashes in again! And why wouldn't you want this 420 bundle pack sold on Snoop Dogg's merch store? There's Snoop Dogg rolling paper with his face on it (and a "Happy 420" banner, a shirt and a poster. Here's a look at what everyone else is selling on this stoner holiday.
Last summer, we posted something we had not seen before: computer-animated video produced in the Far East to go with news coverage of something that happened in the U.S. In that instance, it was one of Orange County's most heinous crimes of 2010.New Details [and Video] Emerge About Double Murder ... More >>
Snoop Dogg just doesn't slow down these days. He and partner in crime Wiz Khalifa are back with another single. The new track, "That Good," is a love song to really great weed, which is a gigantic shock, we know. The video (directed by a man named "Dah Dah") is straight-up weed pornography, ... More >>
Marijuana graduated from being just a garden variety intoxicant in the Kottonmouth Kings' world a long-ass time ago. Instead, the self-ordained "rip-hop" outfit from Placentia have spent their decade-plus-long career exalting the plant as if it were some kind of transcendental manna made to be co ... More >>
Chad SengstockSnoop Dogg performing at the Grove of Anaheim on Nov. 19, 2008If you recall, it was Snoop Dogg's dream to have a chain of grocery stores called Snoopermarkets everywhere. In the meantime, he' has the Snoopermarket, an online store that sells more musician-like merch that you w ... More >>
Jorge NegrerosWith just days away until the Nov. 2 elections, Proposition 19--the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act--is trailing badly according to a recent Los Angeles Times/USC poll. The survey found likely voters to oppose it by a wide margin of 51 percent to 39 percent. Prop. 19 bac ... More >>
In my mind, comedian Doug Benson is the most motivated stoner to come along since Cheech and Chong. With a new comedy CD/DVD called Hypocritical Oaf (in stores now) and a Comedy Central show (The Benson Interruption) hitting Comedy Central on Nov. 4, Doug's flame is hotter than a Zippo lit bong b ... More >>
This and many other questions from fans brought about by Snoop Dogg and Kid Cudi's new video for "That Tree." (You know. Treeeeees.)Well, actually... We think we have a theory on that red bandanna.
CORRECTION: Film promoter clarifies how fund-raiser came out (details below) . . . The District Weekly, the Long Beach alternative newsweekly started by former OC Weeklings, went up in smoke last month, so why not use Up in Smoke to help raise cash for the pub's starving freelance writers?
Bassist Eric Wilson and drummer Bud Gaugh are hitting the stage as Sublime, just like they did in February. But unlike the previous gig, held at some tiny Mexican restaurant in a Nevada town no one's ever heard of, this show is actually pretty big.It's part of Cypress Hill's Smokeout, a gathering ... More >>
If you thought Verizon Wireless Amphitheater could only be used for big-name bands like Blink 182 and No Doubt, well, you're stupid. (OK, you're not stupid. Misguided, maybe.) Exhibit A: Power 106's "Comedy Fiesta" show, happening on September 26 at the 16,00-capacity venue formerly known as Irvi ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more stabbings and [alleged] drunken-driving politicians . . . Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentKnew those Trader Joe's bags were good for something . . .MONDAY, JULY 27Cash and Carry A man walked up with a Trader Joe's b ... More >>
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