Overtoke TV News for 06-29-2018

Regina Hall Accidentally Ate Marijuana

Long-lost, local stoner-comedy ‘Arnold’s Wrecking Co.’ resurfaces in Marijuana Film Marathon

Philadelphian Steven E. de Souza made his name in Hollywood with screenplays for 48 Hrs., Die Hard, Commando and many more big-budget hits. When he was just trying to launch his film career back in 1972, he made a little 16mm pot-com called Arnold’s Wrecking Co., starring Mike Renshaw, who would later become a reporter for the Bucks County Courier Times. In honor of the 4/20 National Marijuana Holiday Arnold’s will have its small-screen premiere at 7:20 p.m. on shoutfactorytvlive.com and on Pluto TV, CH 515. 

Starring Renshaw, de Souza and Eddie Henderson, Arnold’s Wrecking Co. tells the tale of a student who tries pot for the first time, loves it and decides to distribute it, much to the aggravation of the police and the mafia. 

Keywords: [“time”,”Arnold's”,”Renshaw”]
Source: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/entertainment/movies/Long-lost-local-stoner-comedy-Arnolds-Wrecking-Co-resurfaces-in-Marijuana-Film-Marathon-.html

[VIDEO] ‘Disjointed’ Gets Premiere Date

Cough-cough-cough Kathy Bates and Netflix sure know how to celebrate 4/20. The streaming service announced a premiere date for the Emmy-winning actress’ new weed-themed comedy Disjointed on Thursday – aka April 20, the highest of high holidays. The first season will premiere on Friday, August 25, with Bates starring as Ruth, the owner of a L.A. marijuana dispensary. Sitcom guru Chuck Lorre is onboard as a co-creator and executive producer. 

Netflix also released a brief teaser for Disjointed -which you can watch above – with Bates in full hippie earth-mother mode, sporting long gray hair and a flowing robe. Press PLAY on the video above for a first look at Disjointed, then drop your thoughts in a comment below. 

Keywords: [“Ruth”,”Disjointed”,”Bates”]
Source: https://tvline.com/2017/04/20/disjointed-netflix-premiere-date-kathy-bates-marijuana-comedy-video/

Watch John Oliver Blaze Through the Problems with Marijuana Legalization :: Comedy :: Video :: John Oliver :: Paste

The issue of marijuana is like Mark Wahlberg being seen as a serious actor. That’s part of the central thesis of John Oliver’s latest piece on marijuana legalization; it’s something we’ve all grown to accept, but is still fraught with problems. In the case of Wahlberg, it’s films such as Transformers. For legalization, it’s a matter of new state laws about weed use being in serious conflict with existing federal laws about everything from shipping to paying employees of legal dispensaries, to individuals with disabilities being able to use marijuana. Many of those federal laws are decades old and were less strictly enforced under President Obama’s tenure. 

Keywords: [“laws”,”such”,”Oliver”]
Source: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/04/watch-john-oliver-blaze-through-the-problems-with.html

Martha Stewart smoked weed with Snoop Dogg at Bieber roast, Jeff Ross says

Martha Stewart let comedian Jeff Ross shotgun marijuana smoke, courtesy of Snoop Dogg, into her mouth behind the scenes at the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber, the comedian told Conan O’Brien Tuesday. 73, didn’t actually smoke the weed directly, Mr. Ross said. Ms. Stewart, who had Snoop bake brownies on her show over a decade ago and invited him back to make mashed potatoes in 2008, gave a shoutout to her longtime friend during the roast, which aired March 30. The Washington Times Comment PolicyThe Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. 

Keywords: [“Snoop”,”smoke”,”Roast”]
Source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jun/4/martha-stewart-smoked-weed-with-snoop-dogg-at-bieb/

Marijuana

First the East Village got the city’s first kava bar and now comes its first hemp bar. A large dark blue banner hangs just outside Brooklyn Dark Hemp Bar, amidst all the head shops on St. Marks Place. Earlier today, we found owner Lev Kelman setting out free samples of his ubiquitous Brooklyn Dark. Next to him, a coffee and espresso machine was primed and ready. 

Hemp chocolate brownies, pastries, and cookies were laid out on baking sheets in a small showcase on top of the counter. A few hemp t-shirts were displayed on a red brick wall. 

Keywords: [“hemp”,”dark”,”bar”]
Source: http://bedfordandbowery.com/tag/marijuana/

Joe’s on Weed Street – Joe’s specializes in sports, live music and private parties

Joe’s is a 20,000 square foot warehouse-style venue located near Lincoln Park in Chicago. Joe’s specializes in sports, live music and private parties. Joe’s features five party rooms, each offering a unique experience. Whatever you’re looking for, Joe’s has it!Live Music. With over 120 plasma televisions and high definition projector screens, Joe’s is sure to have your game on TV! 

There is no better or bigger place in Chicago to catch all the NFL, NCAA, NBA or NHL action. With 14 satellites, we can show all the games at the same time. 

Keywords: [“Joe's”,”game”,”party”]
Source: https://joesbar.com/

Chuck Lorre-Kathy Bates Pot Comedy ‘Disjointed’ Ordered by Netflix – Variety

The multi-camera comedy stars Kathy Bates as a lifelong marijuana-legalization advocate who realizes her dream of running a pot dispensary in Los Angeles. Lorre and David Javerbaum serve as writers and executive producers on the series, which received a 20-episode season-one order, from Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Netflix has found success with its recent push into multi-camera comedies. 

Keywords: [“Lorre”,”series”,”work”]
Source: https://variety.com/2016/tv/news/chuck-lorre-kathy-bates-marijuana-comedy-disjointed-ordered-to-series-netflix-1201813796/

OTTAWA, ON-Trudeau’s press conference regarding the Liberal marijuana bill expected to be tabled this Thursday could have gone much better, according to sources. The prime minister surprised onlookers and the assembled press by responding to the very first question by demanding to know whether the reporter was a cop. Trudeau then laughed for upwards of five full seconds. 

Keywords: [“cool”,”Trudeau”,”guys”]
Source: https://www.cbc.ca/comedy/trudeau-opens-marijuana-press-conference-by-demanding-to-know-if-reporter-is-a-cop-1.4067753

Review: Kathy Bates stars in Netflix’s new pot comedy, “Disjointed”

Starring Kathy Bates as Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, the owner of a Los Angeles cannabis shop known as Ruth’s Alternative Caring, she’s a lifelong advocate for use of the weed. 

Keywords: [“Ruth”,”dropped”,”out”]
Source: https://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/08/29/review-netflix-disjointed-kathy-bates-2017/156830/

Funny or Die: Randy Wants To Try Marijuana

Funny or Die takes comedian Randy Liedtke on a journey many people would love to re-live, their first time smoking pot. Randy addresses every first-time stoner’s questions. 

Keywords: [“Randy”,”time”,”first”]
Source: https://www.pot.tv/video/2018/03/17/funny-die-randy-wants-try-marijuana/

Overtoke TV News for 03-03-2018

Marijuana comedy club creating a ‘buzz’ in Brampton

The city laid zoning bylaw charges against the business, saying it was not a permitted use. The city said zoning charges against Green Leaf are still before the courts, and the next appearance date is June 7. Lafferre said he met with a Peel police detective in the Major Drugs and Vice unit a month before he opened. Peel police had a different take on the issue when asked by The Guardian if that was the official position on the lounge. He said not all patrons use marijuana while at the club, and there are sometimes as many as 10 just there for the comedy.

Keywords: [“police”,”lounge”,”City”]
Source: https://www.bramptonguardian.com/news-story/7325631-marijuana-comedy-club-creating-a-buzz-in-brampton/

Kathy Bates Runs a Dispensary in Netflix’s Newest Comedy

According to a recent article in Verge, Netflix just announced that it’s going to run a new series called Disjointed, that will feature Kathy Bates as a dispensary owner in Los Angeles. The show was created by Chuck Lorre, and has a 20-episode series order for it. Bates is best known for her roles in movies such as Misery, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Midnight in Paris. On TV, she’s won an Emmy for her role as Ethel Darling in American Horror Story. While this show has received a green light for production, there no set premiere date has been announced yet.

Keywords: [“show”,”Bates”,”Green”]
Source: http://marijuana.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/11055/kathy-bates-in-netflix-weed-comedy/

‘Disjointed’ review: Kathy Bates stars in pot comedy

The writers also play with those conventions, such as incorporating commercial spoofs for pot-themed products, which is probably the cleverest recurring bit the show has to offer. The show veers back to more familiar terrain with the prickly relationship between Bates’ free spirit and her MBA son Travis, who has his own ongoing flirtation with a coworker. TV’s increasingly casual attitude toward pot can be seen in a number of reality shows devoted to the business of medicinal marijuana, as well as its use within premium series.

Keywords: [“show”,”Bates”,”Disjointed”]
Source: https://www.cnn.com/2017/08/25/entertainment/disjointed-review/index.html

Open casting call being held for Matthew McConaughey stoner movie

Even better news: The flick, which costars Snoop Dogg as himself, is being shot right here in Miami, reports Local 10. Producers are hosting an upcoming, open casting call for extras of all ages and races who may have a line to ride on buses; appear in courtroom scenes and hospitals; motel guests; and customers going in and out of a gas station. The flick may even be released in old school Smell-O-Vision. Be sure to include a photograph that represents you well and a telephone number.

Keywords: [“Beach”,”Bum”,”hours”]
Source: http://www.miami.com/miami-news/matthew-mcconaughey-is-starring-in-a-stoner-comedy-want-to-be-in-it-173655/

Adam Scott developing marijuana comedy Buds for NBC

Adam Scott is producing a marijuana comedy for NBC.Titled Buds, the project centres on the running of a marijuana dispensary in Denver, Colorado, reports Deadline. The comedy is being developed as part of the 2015-16 cycle. Parks and Recreation star Scott is joined on the project by writer Joe Mande, who also worked on the Amy Poehler sitcom. The pair are executive producing alongside Adam Scott’s wife Naomi.

Keywords: [“Scott”,”project”,”comedy”]
Source: http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/news/a630806/adam-scott-developing-marijuana-comedy-buds-for-nbc/

Chuck Lorre-Kathy Bates Pot Comedy ‘Disjointed’ Ordered by Netflix

The multi-camera comedy stars Kathy Bates as a lifelong marijuana-legalization advocate who realizes her dream of running a pot dispensary in Los Angeles. Lorre and David Javerbaum serve as writers and executive producers on the series, which received a 20-episode season-one order, from Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Netflix has found success with its recent push into multi-camera comedies.

Keywords: [“Lorre”,”series”,”comedy”]
Source: http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/chuck-lorre-kathy-bates-marijuana-comedy-disjointed-ordered-to-series-netflix-1201813796/

OTTAWA, ON-Trudeau’s press conference regarding the Liberal marijuana bill expected to be tabled this Thursday could have gone much better, according to sources. The prime minister surprised onlookers and the assembled press by responding to the very first question by demanding to know whether the reporter was a cop. Trudeau then laughed for upwards of five full seconds.

Keywords: [“cool”,”Trudeau”,”guys”]
Source: http://www.cbc.ca/comedy/trudeau-opens-marijuana-press-conference-by-demanding-to-know-if-reporter-is-a-cop-1.4067753

Comedian Shows How Easy It Is To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In California

We always hear jokes and stories about how easy it is to get a medical marijuana card in California. Walk in with a stubbed toe and walk out with a brick of weed – that’s the assumption, at least. Comedian Ross Everett documented his experience for all of us outside the Golden State to find out just how easy it would be to get his own medical marijuana card.

Keywords: [“how”,”out”,”Walk”]
Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-guy-tests-how-easy-it-is-to-get-a-medical-marijuana-card-in-california_us_59af0f9ce4b0dfaafcf37696

Rob Cantrell from NBC, Comedy Central and “The Marijuana-Logues” at Drafthouse Comedy in DC :: Drafthouse Comedy

Stand-up comic, writer and actor Rob Cantrell has been seen on several TV networks. Rob has performed at Bonnaroo, SXSW and the New York Comedy Festival. Rob has headlined theaters, music venues and comedy clubs around the world. Based in Brooklyn, NY, he enjoys walking, crossword puzzles and designing spaceships with his mind.

Keywords: [“Rob”,”Comedy”]
Source: http://drafthousecomedy.com/event.cfm?id=504276

Rob Cantrell from NBC, Comedy Central and “The Marijuana-Logues” at Drafthouse Comedy in DC Tickets, Feb 16 in Washington, DC

Stand-up comic, writer and actor Rob Cantrell has been seen on several TV networks. Rob has performed at Bonnaroo, SXSW and the New York Comedy Festival. Rob has headlined theaters, music venues and comedy clubs around the world. Based in Brooklyn, NY, he enjoys walking, crossword puzzles and designing spaceships with his mind.

Keywords: [“Rob”,”Comedy”]
Source: https://www.laughstub.com/events/504276

Kathy Bates weed comedy show on Netflix

She plays a lifelong advocate for legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of a Los Angeles-area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three budtenders, her twenty-something son, and a deeply troubled security guard. The show seems ridiculous on paper, but Bates gives it a much-needed boost of credibility.

Keywords: [“Bates”,”more”,”show”]
Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/kathy-bates-weed-comedy-show-on-netflix-2016-7

More episodes of Netflix cannabis comedy ‘Disjointed’ will be ready to harvest Jan. 12

Many people who have post-trauamatic stress disorder cannot find effective treatment. Research into the benefits and risks of cannabis is a legitimate project for veterans, just as currently funded research into ketamine, an abusable substance, is a legitimate project to help in certain cases of depression.

Keywords: [“project”,”legitimate”,”Research”]
Source: http://www.latimes.com/style/la-marijuana-updates-20170822-more-episodes-of-netflix-cannabis-comedy-1515014228-htmlstory.html