When Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong scored a surprise hit with their 1978 film Up in Smoke, marijuana legalization was unheard of and the horrors of Reefer Madness still lurked in people’s minds. The pair became a force in the normalization of pot, even after they broke up in the 1980s. Reunited for a comedy [...]
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I.M.P. has announced two more shows at the Lincoln Theatre, and the only thing they have in common is a certain illegal substance: Fiona Apple plays the theater with Blake Mills Oct. 25 and Oct. 26, and Cheech & Chong perform there Oct. 24.
The 9:30 Club and Merriweather Post Pavilion promoter recently took over the [...]
When you think of timeless songwriting, Cheech and Chong may not immediately come to mind. The cannabis-craving duo’s stoner send-ups of hippie culture may be classics, but they're not heartfelt ones. And yet in the 1960s, you were likely to see the pair at The Troubadour, a vital apex of the era's singer-songwriter movement. The [...]