The Highlarious Comedy Festival – The Original Cannabis Comedy Festival
Come for the Ganja geek out with jokes about everything NERD.9pm – Lady Bits with Lisa WallenLady Bits features the amazing female comedians of The Highlarious Comedy Festival. Spotlighting some of the funniest stand-up comedians in the country. 10pm – Lit Up! Roast BattleComics go head to head and line for line in this barbaric, no holds barred battle of wits and hits. 8pm – Jazzed Up Jokes Stand Up Show.High energy humor, come blow off the steam of a work with with the best of straight up stand up in the festival!9pm – The Dope Show with Tyler SmithThe Dope Show is a comedy showcase where comedians tell jokes, toke, & then joke some more.10pm – Minority Retort. Showcasing People of Color in the Northwest, this festival edition features some of the funniest, most talented comedians of the festival. 11pm – Bong WaterThe dirtiest, nastiest, dankest jokes of the festival. 8pm – Weeding Out The StonedWeeding Out The Stoned is the game show of sobriety tests. They are all stoned except for one and it’s up to all of us to administer sobriety tests to eliminate stoners and leave the sober. 9pm – LGBTHCSome of the best LGBTQIA+/Queer comedians in the country are performing at the festival. Have fun, shout out and get involved! Don’t be mean though, no bullies allowed!11pm – Comics Sans PantsComics fighting against the tyranny of pants! Come see comedians bare it all on stage with the final, wildest show of the festival!
The Weed Show: Cannabis Comedy for Marijuana Connoisseurs by TheWeedShow.com on Apple Podcasts
What a week for Cannabis! On this show Chris reviews all the states that have recently legalized recreational and medicinal weed. The U.S. Drug Czar Admits Government Didn’t Want Marijuana Considered Medicine, and an 81 yr old was raided in Massachusetts over one cannabis plant. Two dozen people were treated for eating too much cannabis at a concert last week and a new study aims to examine whole-plant Marijuana as a treatment for sports injuries. Episode 42: The Douglas Adams tribute show! This week we find out tourists can now legally purchase more cannabis when visiting Colorado, the Marijuana Policy Project has endorsed Gary Johnson for president, and Colorado has recently banned weed gummy… Free. The Weed Show Podcast Episode 36:Chris uncovers the not so secret plans of Walgreens to treat cannabis like a medicine. Cannabis is kosher! Barcelona gets a new Hash museum and former quarterback Jake Plummer officially endorses cannabis for medical use. New rules for the NFL. Cannabis will be coverd under workers comp for New Mexico, and chris reviews Strawberry Fire. Happy 4/20! Chris and Dru travel to the first leagl cannabis cup ever! Free. Fight the Power… with Cannabis! Maryland, Indiana, Kansas- Breaking cannabis news-Knowing your rights- Cat drama and vegetable gardens at the Doobie Den. OMFG Legal Weed! Chris and Dru celebrate colorado’s legalization of cannabis.
Disjointed Review-Netflix: You Need to Be High for Kathy Bates Comedy
Fans of equally elementary wordplay are probably sold, but not so fast – the new Netflix comedy unveils a harsh buzz upon further pun-vestigation. Enough joints to keep you really baked for five hours. Ruth and Travis are running a cannabis dispensary in California as the legal disbursement of marijuana is booming. Joining them are three budtenders – Pete, Olivia, and Jenny – and a security guard named Carter, all of whom offer quirky character traits that skew between tolerable and agonizing. At its core, this is a multi-cam comedy of the CBS variety, and seeing all the loosely justified interstitials is jarring at first. Black-and-white ads and pop star dream sequences are a welcome distraction from an otherwise ordinary sitcom – though Bates dropping F-bombs is rather fun – but like a weak strain of Ruth’s cheapest product, the effect fades quickly. There is a small bright spot, highlighted in the episodes given to critics, and that’s Carter’s transformation. An army veteran still coping with PTSD, Carter doesn’t want to start smoking pot. Carter’s work environment and its inhabitants eventually tout weed’s medicinal benefits well enough for him to sample Ruth’s edibles. If viewers are high enough to think the laugh-track supported sitcom is just another one of the show’s parodies, rather than its core story, perhaps all these muddled blades will come together for an easy burn.
Pot legalization baked into this year’s Sketchfest comedy
SF Sketchfest is back with the keyed-up fanaticism of a major comic book convention, only beefed up to last half a month and dedicated to comedy instead. The celebration spans 17 days in January, with a seemingly unending bill of performances, film screenings, podcast recordings, game shows, tributes and even debates to attend. This year’s Sketchfest will be the first held under California’s new legal marijuana laws, allowing San Francisco to finally embrace two core parts of the city’s identity – comedy and cannabis. The proliferation of pot means that it’s not just for the hard-core stoner anymore. Patton Oswalt, who is scheduled to appear at a Sketchfest event for children called Story Pirates, is a comedian who used to bring up the topic of pot in his stand-up comedy, although he hasn’t smoked for about 20 years now. On the other end of the spectrum is Ngaio Bealum, a Bay Area comedian and cannabis journalist who not only prefers performing stoned, but also enjoys writing his jokes while high. As use may vary for performers, the same goes for audiences. A standard drunken comedy audience might be more engaging if not somewhat menacing, whereas a high crowd may end up too passive. Cannabis can loosen inhibitions and make comedy funnier in moderation, so enjoy California’s legal weed responsibly while taking in any of SF Sketchfest’s multitude of events.