Overtoke TV News for 11-14-2018

Buying Weed (Stand Up Comedy)

How the Legal Marijuana Industry Is Helping Grow Denver’s Comedy Scene

Comedians like Doug Benson and Stephen Colbert have been getting a lot of joke-mileage out of Colorado’s legalization of marijuana last January. The name is derived from Khalatbari’s chain of pizza restaurants, Sexy Pizza, one of which hosted the first Sexpot Comedy show early last year. The show has since grown and splintered into several regular events, hosted at different comedy clubs and music venues around town under the Sexpot banner. For years Denver has been a known destination for touring comics; the thirty-year-old Comedy Works has been proclaimed by performers like Dave Chappelle and Dave Attell as their favorite comedy club. Last summer, Juett and comedian Adam Cayton-Holland produced Denver’s first large-scale comedy festival, The High Plains Comedy Festival, which was headlined by Reggie Watts and ended up being a sold-out success. 

It was Kayvan Khalatbari’s marijuana dispensary, Denver Relief, that initially sponsored several different comedy shows and podcasts around town, back when Sexpot was just a witty pun being tossed around. While this continues in some arenas, the Sexpot Comedy shows have been gaining a lucrative momentum of their own, in part thanks to Juett’s utilization of the local comedy radio station for marketing, as well as the throbbing enthusiasm coming from Colorado’s energized marijuana scene. There’s no getting around the fact that some cannabis consumption goes on at Sexpot shows, whether through edibles, vaporizers or straight-up smoldering joints. While some Denver comedians don’t care for a stoned audience Andy Juett – who himself has acted in many sketch videos and recently began performing standup – says that there are upsides to playing for a red-eyed crowd. Khalatbari shares Juett’s feeling that marijuana shouldn’t come to dominate the identity of Sexpot Comedy. 

He’s derisive of the Cannabis Cup and 420 Festival culture that has become an unfortunate media focus of Colorado marijuana scene; and says that he is equally sick of the endless cosmos-and-munchies jokes that every hack comedian rolls out when performing in Denver. Josiah Hesse is an entertainment and pop culture journalist in Denver, Colorado whose work has appeared in Westword, Out Front Colorado, and comedy blogs LaughSpin, Splitsider and The Spit Take. 

Keywords: [“comedy”,”show”,”cannabis”]
Source: https://www.vulture.com/2014/06/how-the-legal-marijuana-industry-is-helping-grow-denvers-comedy-scene.html

Danny McBride’s religious comedy ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ ordered by HBO

Oct. 3 – Danny McBride’s new comedy project about a televangelist family, titled The Righteous Gemstones, has received a series order from HBO. John Goodman will star in the series as Eli, the patriarch of the Gemstone family who has built an empire through his ministry and television show. McBride, who created the series will be seen as Eli’s oldest son Jesse who is expected to take his father’s place and who hopes to modernize the ministry. Edi Patterson and Adam Devine will star as Eli’s other children, Judy and Kelvin, respectively. The Gemstone family is described as having a long history of deviance, greed and charitable work, all done in the name of Jesus Christ. 

McBride posted on Instagram Tuesday a family photo of the Gemstones featuring himself, Goodman, Patterson and Devine. McBride is executive producing the show alongside Jody Hill and David Gordon Green. Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero, Tim Baltz and Greg Alan Williams round out the rest of the cast. The Righteous Gemstones is McBride’s third series at HBO following Eastbound and Down and Vice Principals. 

Keywords: [“Gemstone”,”series”,”McBride”]
Source: https://www.upi.com/Danny-McBrides-The-Righteous-Gemstones-ordered-by-HBO/7141538568581/

Doug Benson, marijuana’s favorite comic, to play Charleston Comedy Festival

Doug Benson, marijuana’s favorite comic, to play Charleston Comedy Festival High on life Posted by Elizabeth Pandolfi on Mon, Nov 24, 2014. At 3:12 PM Stoners rejoice: Doug Benson will be doing a show at the Charleston Comedy Festival on Jan. 16 at the Sottile Theatre. Benson is the guy behind Super High Me, a documentary in which he abstains from marijuana smoking for 30 days, then smokes or consumes it for 30 days straight, charting the effects on his health. He’s also the creator and performer of the show The Marijuana-Logues, has a new Netflix comedy special out called The Doug Dynasty, and is the creator of The Benson Interruption, a TV show and podcast in which he interrupts other comedians while they tell their jokes. 

Keywords: [“Benson”,”show”,”Comedy”]
Source: https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/CultureShock/archives/2014/11/24/doug-benson-marijuanas-favorite-comic-to-play-charleston-comedy-festival

Mike Tyson is pitching a TV comedy about his life as a ganjapreneur

Boxing legend Mike Tyson is shopping around a new TV show loosely based on his own life as a marijuana grower. According to Page Six, Tyson Ranch merch will make cameos on the show, thwarting the ban on advertising pot products. If it wasn’t already clear, Tyson is a big marijuana proponent, dropping truth bombs about how the majority of pro athletes use some form of cannabis for pain relief and anxiety. Tyson’s business partner Rob Hickman said he expects the show to be on air within five months. TheFreshToast.com, a U.S. 

lifestyle site, that contributes lifestyle content and, with their partnership with 600,000 physicians via Skipta, medical marijuana information to The GrowthOp. 

Keywords: [“Tyson”,”marijuana”,”show”]
Source: https://www.thegrowthop.com/cannabis-news/mike-tyson-is-pitching-a-tv-comedy-about-his-life-as-a-ganjapreneur

Can Mike Tyson Interest You in His Marijuana Farm TV Show?

Take whatever you associate with Mike Tyson and toss it out wild into the marijuana fields like the rich, hearty manure it is. That’s probably not how marijuana is grown, but if Tyson succeeds in getting his new TV show made, you’ll find out for sure one way or another. According to Page Six, Mike Tyson is reportedly shopping around a scripted comedy series based on his life as as a burgeoning weed magnate, entitled, of course, Rolling With The Punches. 

Keywords: [“Tyson”,”Mike”,”marijuana”]
Source: https://www.vulture.com/2018/10/can-mike-tyson-interest-you-in-his-marijuana-farm-tv-show.html

Overtoke TV News for 10-30-2018

Medical Marijuana (Stand Up Comedy)

4/20 Roundup: How Brands Are Marking Marijuana’s Increasingly Mainstream Holiday – Adweek

The origin story has gone from urban legend to the Oxford dictionary: A group of high school stoners in Northern California in the ’70s birthed the concept of 4/20, and their friendship with the Grateful Dead helped turn an afternoon burnout activity into a legitimate movement. Now 4/20 is an unofficial national holiday, gathering steam as states across the country continue to legalize marijuana for recreational sales. There aren’t any Hallmark cards to commemorate it but there are plenty of ways to celebrate, from the High Times Cannabis Cup to the Mile High Block Party and Snoop Dogg’s Wellness Retreat to far too many Cheech & Chong movie marathons to count. More than 10,000 Mary Jane-loving people are expected to gather in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Pepsi, HBO, Denny’s, Carl’s Jr, Ben & Jerry’s and plenty of other marketers have used their social channels to reefer, um, refer to cannabis culture. 

MedMen, the largest marijuana retailer in Southern California, recently launched its most extensive ad campaign ever, and other endemic brands are predictably hot boxing the holiday. Lyft and Fox Searchlight have launched a joint promotion for Super Troopers 2, the follow-up to the goofball cop comedy from 2001 that went from micro-budget release to sleeper hit to cult classic. The new flick, a U.S.-versus-Canada border romp with plenty of ugly American references, opens Friday and comes from the original team, the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, with partial funding from an Indiegogo campaign. Lyft plucked all the main characters, who return as hapless Vermont State Troopers, for a shenanigan-filled PSA about driving while high. In markets where recreational sales are legal, Lyft created out-of-home ads and wild postings, and there’s in-car swag like stickers, buttons and safety guides. 

An in-app takeover allows users to opt into Super Troopers mode for Easter eggs and movie character cameos. TBS. On a more sober note, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee spent time this week promoting its #ReeferSanity grassroots program, aiming to pressure lawmakers into allowing U.S. veterans access to medical marijuana. 

Keywords: [“high”,”Lyft”,”movie”]
Source: https://www.adweek.com/creativity/4-20-roundup-how-brands-are-marking-marijuanas-increasingly-mainstream-holiday/

elon musk: Elon Musk smokes weed, drinks whiskey on California comedian’s show

Elon Musk sipped whiskey and smoked marijuana during a 2 1/2-hour podcast with California comedian Joe Rogan that touched upon everything from flame throwers and artificial intelligence to the end of the universe. Musk, 47, took one drag from what Rogan described as a joint containing tobacco mixed with marijuana, which is legal in California. A Tesla spokesperson in Germany wasn’t immediately available to comment. The spot on one of the most popular podcasts in the U.S. marks Musk’s first appearance in a public forum since he stunned the financial world last month with his short-lived effort to take Tesla private. 

Just 17 days after tweeting that he had the funding and investor support secured to buy out some stockholders at $420 a share, the billionaire scrapped the idea without having made a formal proposal to the board. Along the way, Musk drew a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission, which already had been scrutinizing the public pronouncements he’s made regarding manufacturing goals and sales targets. Tesla and its CEO are now also facing a litany of lawsuits claiming market manipulation, including one filed Thursday by Andrew Left, the founder of Citron Research and prominent short seller. The episode also raised concern about Musk’s health. The chairman and CEO of both Tesla and Space Exploration Technologies Corp., among other companies, gave an emotional interview to the New York Times in which he said friends were concerned about exhaustion. 

The newspaper said two people familiar with the electric-car maker’s board expressed concern about his workload and use of the prescription sleeping drug Ambien. Musk also told Rogan that running Tesla is the hardest of his several endeavors, describing the hardships of heading an auto manufacturer. 

Keywords: [“Musk”,”Tesla”,”concern”]
Source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/elon-musk-smokes-weed-drinks-whiskey-on-california-comedians-show/articleshow/65718057.cms

Ohio: Attend The Compassionate Alternatives Comedy Benefit – Weed News

Below is an event that I came across that sounds very cool. Compassionate Alternatives mission is to inform and empower patients, parents, caregivers, and medical professionals about the truths, science, and potential of medical cannabis. They develop and produce seminars and other educational programs to help parents, patients, caregivers, and other medical professionals understand the science and potential therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis. Visit compassionatealternatives.org to learn more. The event will begin with ticket complimentary refreshments and discussion about the benefits of cannabis medicine with Compassionate Alternatives. 

CA will talk about their progress and mission they’ve been building in Ohio. The comedy entertainment will begin with Adam Smith hosting comedians Jordan Tolford, Gilli, Brooke Huffer, JR Junior, and headliner Brian Doney. This will be one of Brian Doney’s last performances before moving to New York! We’ll be wrapping things up with a jam session with Christian Foster. Grab a drink an kick back to some Fingerstyle jazz guitar after a fun evening with stand-up comedy and Compassionate Alternatives. 

Have a great evening of entertainment while supporting a great cause! 

Keywords: [“medical”,”Alternatives”,”cannabis”]
Source: https://www.weednews.co/ohio-attend-the-compassionate-alternatives-comedy-benefit/

‘It’s Simple. I’m Playing A Retired Boxer Who Is Growing Marijuana,’ Mike Tyson Shops New Comedy TV Series

It might be too early to judge, but Mike Tyson’s new cannabis-themed show sounds a lot like ‘Disjointed’ 2.0. The former heavy-weight boxing champion says he is shopping around a new TV series. The show is called ‘Rolling With the Punches,’ and will be loosely based on Tyson’s own experiences a a marijuana grower and marketer, with Iron Mike himself in the leading role. The show will be shot and set on Tyson Ranch, a marijuana resort launched by the famed boxer back in June. Rob Hickman, Tyson’s business partner, says former 20th Century Fox and Walt Disney Studios exec Joe Roth is producing the show, which should begin airing this spring. 

Hopefully the show is picked up by somebody who isn’t Netflix, since their track record with cannabis centrist programming hasn’t been very good. 

Keywords: [“Tyson”,”show”,”marijuana”]
Source: https://www.civilized.life/articles/its-simple-im-playing-a-retired-boxer-who-is-growing-marijuana-mike-tyson-shops-new-comedy-tv-series/

Overtoke TV News for 10-09-2018

Marijuana-logues – 06.If Pot Could Talk

Tesla shares reel as executives quit and CEO smokes pot on webcast

Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk was filmed smoking marijuana and wielding a sword on a webcast, just hours before the automaker said its recently-appointed accounting chief would leave, the latest in a string of unusual behaviour and executive departures that have stunned investors. Shares of the electric carmaker tumbled more than 6 percent on Friday to $263.24, with investors on edge after a tumultuous August during which Musk proposed and then abruptly pulled the plug on a go-private deal. Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned after just one month in the job because of discomfort with the attention on the company and pace of work during that time, Tesla said in a filing on Friday. Later on Friday, Tesla named a new president of automotive operations, promoting eight-year Tesla employee and former Daimler truck exec Jerome Guillen into the role overseeing all automotive operations and reporting to Musk.That move, described in a company blog with several other promotions as a result of board and management discussions, gives Musk a seasoned auto industry veteran to lean on at a time when some investors have called for a new chief operating officer. Shares barely moved after hours, when the promotions were announced. 

Morton and Toledano, whose departures come shortly after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission opened an inquiry into Musk’s aborted privatisation plan, join dozens of senior executives who have left Tesla. Late on Thursday, Musk was filmed drinking whiskey, briefly smoking marijuana and wielding a Samurai sword during a 2-1/2-hour live Web show with comedian Joe Rogan that swiftly spread across social media. Analysts on Friday reiterated their call for Tesla to bring in another senior leader. SOBERING EFFECT ON INVESTORS.Tesla’s $1.8 billion junk bond maturing in August 2025 plunged as much as 4 cents on the dollar to below 82 cents, a record low, in Friday trading, pushing the yield above 8.8 percent. 

Coupled with an upfront cost of 21 percent of insured value, it now costs an investor around $280,000 to insure $1 million of Tesla debt for a year. With Tesla’s stock falling to its lowest level since April, short sellers added 810,000 shares to their positions, bringing the total as of Thursday to about 32.6 million shares, according to S3 Partners, a financial technology and analytics firm. Tesla has told investors it expects to turn a profit in the second half of this year, a forecast the company’s head of investor relations, Martin Viecha, reiterated at a conference earlier this week sponsored by RBC Capital Markets, RBC analyst Joseph Spak wrote in a note on Thursday. 

Keywords: [“Tesla”,”Musk”,”investor”]
Source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/teslas-musk-smokes-marijuana-comedy-podcast-112350685–finance.html

7 Comedians Who Enjoy Marijuana

Although weed can definitely highlight what’s weird about your surrounding or amplify already-comedic situations, it can’t instill a fully-developed sense of humor. Doug Benson’s comedy career revolves almost entirely around his love of cannabis. Benson created the 2008 documentary Super High Me, a druggy take on Morgan Spurlock’s McDonald’s exposé Super Size Me, in which Benson smokes weed in huge quantities every day for a month. Like a trippy version of Mike Nichols and Elaine May, collaborators Kate Berlant and John Early showcase a weird brand of character-based comedy in seemingly improvised skits like Family Dinner and Reunion. Berlant and Early’s deadpan comedy is deeply rooted in the same pseudo-intellectual and fame-obsessed millennial culture that it satirizes, making for an especially meta comedy experience. 

Each of the two wrote and starred in full episodes of the 2016 Netflix original comedy The Characters – Early’s episode totally nails some cringe-worthy identities like a self-absorbed yuppie party host and a sassy but depressed Christian comedienne. Dave Chappelle staked a claim to stoner fandom early on in his career, having written, produced, and starred in the 1998 cannabis classic Half Baked. Chappelle briefly bowed out of the spotlight after Chappelle’s Show was canceled in 2006 and now lives a low-key life with his family in suburban Ohio. A recent GQ interview with Chappelle yields some other great nuggets: he may have bought weed from Idris Elba back in the day, and once requested permission to smoke weed onstage from crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford. Jason Segel doesn’t just play a cannabis enthusiast on TV. 

He’s well known for his love of weed, and has made a name for himself as a leading man in comedies like Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Jeff, Who Lives At Home, blending bumbling antics with undeniable sincerity. George Carlin is one of the first and arguably best full-fledged observational comedians. Carlin’s countercultural humor was at least partially fueled by cannabis: in a retrospective interview with Jon Stewart, he claimed to. 

Keywords: [“comedy”,”weed”,”smoke”]
Source: https://www.wikileaf.com/thestash/7-comedians-who-enjoy-marijuana/

Rick and Morty’s Cannabis Subculture Warps Into Los Angeles

Trip out and chill in the Meatwad 4D Dome, or dive into a virtual-reality experience inspired by Dream Corp LLC, the Adult Swim show set in a sketchy dream-therapy facility. At 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 7th, Rick and Morty get a live showcase as composer Ryan Elder leads a 37-piece orchestra through musical highlights from the show in a Musical Ricksperience. As we prepare to run around at the Adult Swim Festival, we asked ourselves: why is there such a solid Rick and Morty. Just as cannabis helps connect us to the present moment, and enjoy things as they unfold, Rick and Morty deems friends, family, and doing what we love much more important than unanswerable questions about why we’re here in the first place. 

Take the McDonald’s Szechuan sauce debacle, for instance. Twitter had a meltdown, and everyone had a good time making fun of Rick and Morty. Fan art is one of the most wonderful interpretative things in the world, and the weed-loving creatives who watch Rick and Morty have left no artistic pickle unjarred. To the fan art pot-culture pantheon with his collection of joints in the shape of Rick, Morty, and iconic characters Mr. Meeseeks and Mr. 

Poopybutthole. To pairing a different strain of cannabis with each episode of the show. If you think your love of a TV show makes you better or smarter than other people, you should smoke a joint, and think about how you’re missing the point. Tickets to the Adult Swim Festival Oct. 5-7 are available here. The festival does not permit medical or recreational cannabis onsite. 

Keywords: [“Rick”,”Morty”,”show”]
Source: https://www.leafly.com/news/lifestyle/rick-and-morty-weed-subculture-warps-los-angeles

Overtoke TV News for 10-06-2018

Legalize Marijuana 420 – Keith Lowell Jensen Stand-Up Comedy

High times: why TV is getting blazed on cannabis comedies

For years, marijuana was portrayed as either an evil gateway drug or as a prop to signify that the character using it was a hopeless, lazy slacker. While drug use on TV is not regulated by FCC rules, there are certain moral guidelines that networks were obliged to uphold, at least before 10pm. When the counter culture movement was thoroughly under way, the small screen dealt with it in one of three ways: ignoring it altogether, actively preaching against it or portraying it slyly, as exemplified by Scooby Doo’s perma-stoned heroes, Shaggy and Scooby, who made their TV debut long before Cheech and Chong showed up in the 70s. By the 1980s Miami Vice was tackling drugs and Nancy Reagan was making a bizarre cameo in Diff’rent Strokes to promote the Just Say No campaign. For a long time any show that wanted to be positive about the issue had to side-step it, like That 70s Show, where the characters got stoned without a single spliff being seen on screen. 

As attitudes towards weed soften and with it being decriminalized – if not quite legalized – in many more US states, the depiction of marijuana on TV is changing. Now we see characters using it in the same way that you’d previously show characters having a drink; it’s a recreational activity that doesn’t have any moralizing attached to it. Characters in Girls, Broad City, Mr Robot and more smoke, without it leading to a worthy storyline about addiction or a descent into crime. HBO has set the bar high by turning web series High Maintenance into a hit show this month. Each episode tells a different story, featuring different characters, all linked by the unnamed man who delivers their weed. 

The characters all smoke, but that’s not the main focus. The show is brilliantly unexpected – the first episode provides a wonderful subversion of the friendship between a gay man and a straight woman – but the weed is simply a device to explore these disparate characters. Netflix has also gotten in on the trend, ordering 20 episodes of Chuck Lorre’s Disjointed, a comedy starring Kathy Bates as the owner of an LA-based cannabis dispensary, and Kevin Smith, a man who knows a thing or two about writing stoner characters, has filmed a spec pilot about a weed dispensary in LA. Even NBC has been considering a weed show, with Parks and Recreation star Adam Scott’s Buds, a comedy set in a marijuana shop in Denver. Not all drugs are getting the comedy treatment – heroin and meth are still the reserve of heavy-going dramas – but TV producers have clearly loosened up when it comes to cannabis. 

Keywords: [“character”,”drug”,”show”]
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2016/sep/30/high-maintenance-hbo-cannabis-tv-comedies

Elon Musk smokes weed, sips whiskey on a comedy show

Elon Musk sipped whiskey and smoked marijuana during a 2 1/2-hour podcast with California comedian Joe Rogan that touched upon everything from flame throwers and artificial intelligence to the end of the universe. Musk, 47, took one drag from what Rogan described as a joint containing tobacco mixed with marijuana, which is legal in California. A Tesla spokesperson in Germany wasn’t immediately available to comment. The spot on one of the most popular podcasts in the US marks Musk’s first appearance in a public forum since he stunned the financial world last month with his short-lived effort to take Tesla private. Along the way, Musk drew a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission, which already had been scrutinizing the public pronouncements he’s made regarding manufacturing goals and sales targets. 

Tesla and its CEO are now also facing a litany of lawsuits claiming market manipulation, including one filed Thursday by Andrew Left, the founder of Citron Research and prominent short seller. The episode also raised concern about Musk’s health. The bewildering incidents have played out during a critical period for Tesla. The Palo Alto, California-based company faces concerns about its limited cash balance, maturing debt and struggle to steadily build high volumes of the Model 3 sedan, the first electric vehicle that Musk has attempted to mass-manufacture. Musk told Rogan that running Tesla is the hardest of his several endeavors. 

Musk is also the founder of the tunneling startup Boring Co., plus Neuralink, which is developing brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. Neuralink may have something interesting to announce in a few months, Musk told Rogan. 

Keywords: [“Musk”,”Tesla”,”Rogan”]
Source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/elon-musk-smokes-weed-sips-whiskey-on-a-comedy-show/story-PFKAaW15XOGHE6rasfVZgP.html

Comedy sketch imagines a sobriety test for stoners / Boing Boing

CBC Comedy sketch comedy series 22 Minutes humorously imagines what a pot sobriety test might look like, cookie dough and all. People make art because they have to, and there’s always a middle-man ready to take advantage of the oversupply of willing creators to grab our rights and pay us peanuts. No matter how diligent we are about managing them, there’s always a mountain of clutter waiting for us when we start our day. That’s why demand is high for experts who can keep these businesses online. Now, demand alone won’t get your foot in the door, as employers expect you to bring some certifications to the table that validate your skills. 

Keywords: [“demand”,”there's”,”Comedy”]
Source: https://boingboing.net/2018/08/18/comedy-sketch-imagines-a-sobri.html

Overtoke TV News for 09-30-2018

Marijuana Diet

Denver’s Best Comedy Shows and Funny Things to Do in Denver: June 2018

While genuine patriotic feeling may be in short supply on the eve of Independence Day, comedy keeps the fireworks going all month long in Denver this July. Keep reading for the ten best comedy shows in the Denver area circa July 2018. Matt Besser Friday, July 6, 8 p.m.Oriental Theater In a rare example of a pipe dream coming true, Matt Besser is bringing his 420 Comedy Show through the Centennial State, much to the delight of pot-humor enthusiasts. A co-founder of the game-changing Upright Citizens Brigade improv theatre, Besser and his performance philosophy have permeated the industry to the point that nearly every comedy show on TV has at least one UCB alumnus in its cast. Besser has amassed an impressive on-screen résumé in his own right, stealing scenes on shows like Parks & Recreation and Modern Family and films like Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. 

Designated Drunkard: A Comedy Drinking GameSaturday, July 7, 7 p.m.The Comedy RoomRoomFittingly for a show dedicated to boozy overindulgence, Designated Drunkard forgot its own anniversary and has subsequently never gotten around to celebrating a year of rib-tickling and liver-pickling comedy drinking games. On Thursday, July 12, Alexander will be joined by local standups Charlie McMullen, Mo Vida and Anthony Crawford for a cavalcade of chuckles to cap off a week’s worth of shows in our state, including a headlining engagement at Loonies in Colorado Springs. A finalist on the 2010 season of Last Comic Standing, Wood first rose to prominence on radio thanks to his facility with the lost art of prank phone calls before going on to appear on shows like Sullivan & Son, Conan and The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and releasing his first one-hour special Father Figure, on Netflix. Recently named the new host of Comedy Central’s storytelling show This Is Not Happening, Wood’s ascendant career means locals shouldn’t miss this opportunity to see him in a comedy-club setting. Be sure to check the Arts & Culture section next week for Westword’s interview with Roy Wood Jr. 

DeRay DavisJuly 13 to 15, showtimes varyDenver Improv A Denver Improv favorite, DeRay Davis is a South Chicago-hewn comedian, actor and television presenter whose wry smirk and acute timing have charmed audiences on programs like Showtime at the Apollo, Wild N’ Out, All Def Comedy and Comics Unleashed. In partnership with the Boulder Comedy Show, Hiker brings his drunken dick-joke duel to the Bohemian Biergarten with former champions Sam Tallent and Christie Buchele vying for the belt. A twenty-year veteran of the stage and mic, Gulman has earned the rare distinction of having appeared on every late-night comedy program, recorded five standup albums and two specials for Comedy Central. 

Keywords: [“Show”,”comedy”,”July”]
Source: https://www.westword.com/arts/denvers-best-comedy-shows-and-funny-things-to-do-in-denver-june-2018-10472624

John Cleese caught talking about ‘marijuana caravans’ live on GMB

Monty Python actor John Cleese was caught in the act on live TV this morning. It all unfolded during John’s interview with hosts Charlotte Hawkins and Ben Shephard, who tried to start their segment but the actor was completely unaware they had returned from the advert break and were live on-air. John completely missed the cue and is heard saying: ‘There’s this extraordinary caravan which is powered almost entirely by marijuana or something. In the midst of uneasy laughter, Ben joked: ‘That’s how we should start an interview at all times. Realising what had happened, John suddenly broke into an awkward smile and swivelled around in his chair, almost like a school kid who’d been caught talking about something naughty. 

Seriously, we need to know more about those marijuana caravans, John. Reacting to John’s gaffe, a viewer tweeted: ‘You need your own whole show interview – 5 minutes wasn’t nearly enough. The trio managed to gloss over the awkward moment but not for long as the comedian later launched into a tirade about his plans to leave the ‘corrupt’ UK. Not holding back, John ranted: ‘I’m going to buzz off in November because I’m fed up of the corruption in this country. ‘In particular, with just how awful the newspapers are and the way they censor news so people in England don’t know certain things, particularly anything critical of them. ‘I don’t think you can run a democracy until you have reasonably reliable information out there to help people make up their mind how they’re going to vote. MORE: John Cleese is leaving the UK in November because he’s ‘fed up of corruption and awful newspapers’. 

MORE: John Cleese shocks R4 listeners with homophobic slur and explains why he’s ‘fed up’ with Britain. 

Keywords: [“John”,”caravan”,”marijuana”]
Source: https://metro.co.uk/2018/09/28/john-cleese-caught-talking-about-marijuana-caravans-on-gmb-in-awkward-live-gaffe-7987837/

Revolutionary Clinics Offers Marijuana-Themed Comedy

Medical marijuana dispensaries are still new to Somerville, and Revolutionary Clinics-recently opened in East Somerville-is aiming to make getting educated fun. The dispensary hosts patient education nights every Thursday, and this week is hosting a free, marijuana-themed comedy show featuring comedians from Greater Boston. He’s been doing comedy since 1994, and got involved with ImprovBoston when he moved to the area in 2014. The show will feature storytelling and stand-up comedy. The performers-Laura Clark, Lauren Brown, Alan Richardson, Pamela Ross, and Wes Hazard-will share funny stories about their experiences with marijuana. 

While the performance will focus more on anecdotes than straight information, Fear says that comedy is a great way to communicate about marijuana. The show is free and there’s free parking available. 

Keywords: [“comedy”,”marijuana”,”People”]
Source: https://scoutsomerville.com/revolutionary-clinics-offers-marijuana-themed-comedy/

Overtoke TV News for 09-29-2018

Jake Johannsen – Marijuana vs. Tabacco – Comedy Works

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Source: http://fortune.com/2018/09/07/weed-flamethrower-ai-elon-musk-podcast/

The Weed Show is creating Podcasts, Videos, & Streams

YOU ARE THE BEST! You found us here! Which means you’re thinking about becoming a member. That’s a big vote of confidence in us and the show. Thank you so much for listening to the podcast these past four years and 175+ episodes!!! 

The weed show takes a lot of time to produce and requires a team of people to record, edit, create videos, schedule interviews, manage the social media and produce steady content. With its current funding The Weed Show cannot continue to operate. You can tip the hosts here with a monthly contribution to help relaunch the show and access all the bonus content. There will not be any further iTunes episodes or Patreon content until necessary production funds can be acquired. Click that button on the right and let the hosts know how much you appreciate the thousands of hours of news and comedy that have been released for the last 5 years! 

Keywords: [“show”,”content”,”hosts”]
Source: https://www.patreon.com/theweedshow

Toronto Cannabis Comedy Festival Tickets, Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 9:00 PM

The Cannabis Comedy Festival is Toronto largest comedy festival with a focus on cannabis and stand-up comedy. The Cannabis Comedy Festival has had the pleasure of hosting amazing comedians from all over North America and has focused on featuring some of the best up and coming comedians who have been seen/heard on JFL, CBC Comedy, Sirius XM and more! Our focus is to bring you the best, funniest and greatest comedians. While fostering an environment for Cannabis users that allows for friendships to form, networking to take place and comedians to get to perform in front of amazing Toronto audiences. 

Keywords: [“Comedy”,”comedians”,”Cannabis”]
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-cannabis-comedy-festival-tickets-48396278572

Musk smokes ‘legal’ marijuana joint during live comedy podcast

Musk smokes ‘legal’ marijuana joint during live comedy podcast. Tesla’s Elon Musk provoked another twitter storm yesterday by briefly smoking marijuana on a live web show with comedian Joe Rogan. The 47-year-old billionaire spent two-and-a-half hours on a podcast late on Thursday discussing everything from artificial intelligence and its impact on humankind to flame throwers and social media. His followers on Twitter went into a frenzy after the podcast. Several questioned if it was against the company’s policy. 

Keywords: [“smokes”,”Musk”,”podcast”]
Source: https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/musk-smokes-legal-marijuana-joint-during-live-comedy-podcast-37294925.html

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: https://www.businessinsider.com/kathy-bates-weed-comedy-show-on-netflix-2016-7

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Source: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/music/sd-et-stage-cheech-chong-20180711-story.html

Comedy Central România

Celebrități care s-au metamorfozat în bebeluși. Un nou serial are premiera pe Comedy Central: Beton! Pe 1 aprilie, un nou show difuzat de Comedy Central Romania. Pregătește-te să râzi cu lacrimi cu Beton! Câteva imagini despre cum să realizezi o fotografie de nuntă bună. 

Keywords: [“s”,”Beton”,”Central”]
Source: http://jokes.cc.com/funny-partying—bad-behavior/z3bqgk/t-j–miller–marijuana-prescription

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Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-07/musk-smokes-weed-drinks-whiskey-on-california-comedian-s-show

Cannabis Comedy For Marijuana Fans

In a landmark study, CBD from Cannabis officially helps stop seizures. New Name That Strain Contest for June, and we sit down and chat with Brando about his new found Bachleorism and the Denver housing market. 

Keywords: [“New”,”cannabis”]
Source: https://player.fm/series/the-weed-show-cannabis-comedy-for-marijuana-fans/ep-508-cannabis-tax-and-escaping-the-amazon-teaser

Cannabis Comedy For Marijuana Fans podcast

Cannabis is now allowed to be administered in Colorado schools by nurses to students with Medical MJ cards. Winner of the Name that train Contest, Marijuana, Weed, & other psychedelics while floating. 

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Source: https://player.fm/series/the-weed-show-cannabis-comedy-for-marijuana-fans-2391666/the-farewell-show

Elizabeth Banks’ WhoHaHa Comedy Platform Launches “Cannabis Moms Club”

After shooting five episodes, they reached out to WhoHaHa during post-production and heard back from Banks, whom they describe as one of their comedy idols. 

Keywords: [“mom”,”comedy”,”WhoHaHa”]
Source: https://womenandhollywood.com/elizabeth-banks-whohaha-comedy-platform-launches-cannabis-moms-club-8025e2a49d1a/

Comedy Of Chicago: Hannibal Buress & 2 Chainz Eating Marijuana Meal

As they indulge in the most ridiculously expensive meal you have ever seen. Not only is it stupid fucking expensive but it’s also infused with marijuana. 

Keywords: [“expensive”]
Source: http://www.comedyofchicago.com/2017/12/hannibal-buress-2-chainz-eating.html

Send free prank calls to your friends!

We will make the call for you at whenever is the perfect time you choose! A short ad may play at the end of a free Comedy Call. 

Keywords: [“Call”,”number”]
Source: https://www.comedycalls.com/View/Free_Marijuana

Overtoke TV News for 09-27-2018

Marijuana Canada is high…uhh, hiring | 22 Minutes

Marijuana Shows: TV Where Weed Is the Star – Variety

Today, there’s a wealth of weed options available on the small screen – from cooking shows to comedies to how-tos and makeovers, the fall TV season is looking awfully hazy. Bong AppetitViceland; VicelandHosted by noted columnist and cannabis expert Saeed, this gourmet food and ganja show challenges various chefs to come up with novel recipes that will get people very high. Dinner guests including ex-NBA player John Salley and actress Christina Milian get whacked on the delicious cannabis-infused concoctions. In contrast to the fake pot often used in TV shows, it’s all very real on this Viceland favorite. Broad CityComedy Central; 3 Arts Entertainment, Jax Media, Paper Kite ProductionsGlazer and Jacobson play two twentysomething stoners who live on the edge in New York. 

TelevisionBates plays ’60s earth mother Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, who decides to open a marijuana dispensary in her AARP years. It’s a fairly predictable show, with a kooky cast and lots of pot gags. The DEA raid in the final episode of season one shows how shops like Ruth’s Alternative Caring live in a perilous gray area between state and federal laws. VH1; VH1 Productions, 495 ProductionsThe mainstreaming of Snoop Dogg is complete with this cooking/talk show he shares with America’s favorite homemaker Martha Stewart, and executive produced under the Merry Jane banner. Snoop and Stewart are nominated together in the host for a reality or reality-competition program category. 

He brings his expertise to master cultivators and breeders at DNA Genetics by turning ordinary grow rooms into fine-tuned, high-yielding systems. Taking a cue from home improvement and car shows, the talk is of dirt and hydro, basements to greenhouses to backyard gardens, and these ganja geeks have all the answers. 

Keywords: [“Show”,”season”,”basement”]
Source: https://variety.com/2017/music/news/marijuana-tv-shows-pot-1202557813/

Marijuana Meets Workplace Comedy

East Coast Grow, a web-based comedy series set in a Washington, D.C. dispensary, began filming in November and is expected to hit the small screen by summer, perhaps even in time for 4/20 celebrations, according to DC-based Aboveboard Productions. Aldo, the owner of the fictional dispensary, played by Greg Crowe;. Cody, the wide-eyed innocent and newest employee, played by Joe McCaughtry;. Darrin, who cares deeply about changing policy, played by David Johnson;. 

Tia, who left her job in the corporate world to manage the dispensary and whose passion for social justice is fueled by the plight of her brother who is incarcerated for marijuana trafficking, played by Devin Nikki Thomas. Private recreational growing and use are also legal, but sales are not. Then there is Congress, which has the last say on DC budget matters, despite the fact that many lawmakers express open disregard for the wishes of DC voters. The show does its best to walk the tightrope of human comedy above a sea of ponderous politics. Co-creators, Matt Doherty and Amy Tasillo, are a remarkably tolerable DC power couple. 

We are excited to bring this project to DC, a place known more for politics than plants. Help from D.C’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development has not been forthcoming, and it will not allow its logo to be included in the show’s credits. East Coast Grow is an incredible opportunity to look at the social and political issues driving the new marijuana laws in DC. It’s a chance for us to use fictional story lines to share the very real experiences of members of the DC cannabis community and the challenges and opportunities they face daily. 

Keywords: [“Grow”,”DC”,”played”]
Source: http://twotentwice.com/blog/east-coast-grow-marijuana-comedy/

Ryan Reynolds Producing ‘Stoned Alone’ Comedy Based on ‘Home Alone’ Movies

Clap your hands to your cheeks and scream Kevin McCallister-style-there’s a new stoner classic in the works! Inspired by everyone’s favorite Christmas movie, Home Alone, Ryan Reynolds of Deadpool and Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place fame is teaming up with Twentieth Century Fox to produce and potentially star in Stoned Alone, reports Variety. The project, which is still in early development, centers around a 20-something loser who misses the plane for his holiday ski trip so he gets baked at home-only to discover that thieves have broken into his house. Home Alone is the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time and held the box office record for live action comedy until The Hangover 2. It also spawned a successful film franchise, giving rise to four more Home Alone sequels, including Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. 

No doubt studio execs are eager to cash in on the confluence of comedy, cannabis and hot commodity Ryan Reynolds. Reynolds, who originally hails from Canada, has proven to be a massive box-office draw and hotshot producer with the Deadpool movies, which have grossed a combined $1.5 billion worldwide. Stoned Alone was scripted from an idea by Fox executive Matt Reilly. Reynolds will produce through his Fox-based Maximum Effort production company. No release date has been announced yet, but we’ll be following this project closely to bring you updates and behind-the-scenes news. 

Stoned Alone has the potential to be the best new weed comedy since Pineapple Express-hopefully, the creative team aims really, really high. 

Keywords: [“Alone”,”Reynolds”,”Home”]
Source: https://hightimes.com/news/ryan-reynolds-producing-stoned-alone-comedy-based-home-alone-movies/

Overtoke TV News for 09-26-2018

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BULl_gyHfoHow to get a medical marijuana card

Medical Marijuana in Ohio

As September begins, Ohio’s newly formed medical marijuana program continues to be plagued by various delays and failures. As a direct result, our state’s patients, who are in dire need of the treatment cannabis provides, will have to wait even longer for the legal relief they require. On July 31, Buckeye Relief in Eastlake planted the first legal seeds, a momentous day only made possible because the cultivating facility finally received its certificate of operation from the state four days before. The state’s department of commerce can only give up to 12 of these certifications before the September 8 deadline, with potentially more on the way. Buckeye Relief is one of only three growers in the state that has been given the go ahead to start planting, with five more supposedly being allowed to start soon. 

Eventually, only 26 licensed growers will be allowed to operate in the entire state. In addition to this already restrictive situation, the state had as many as 104 applications for processing center licenses, which again are necessary for transforming the crops into consumable products, but only 13 have been approved so far – and the state only intends on approving 40. On top of all of this, only 222 doctors have been given the authority to prescribe the drug, which requires a certain amount of training, and even then, there are only 21 medical conditions for which the state allows the drug to be prescribed. Bob Bridges, who sits on the state’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee as an advocate for patients, says the registry should be live now, because it would give growers and processors a better estimate of how many patients are looking to consume products. While many of the failed applicants in the various realms of Ohio’s faulty medical marijuana program have chances to re-apply later on down the line, it’s no mystery as to why some of the cannabis entrepreneurs here in the Buckeye State are even contemplating legal action. 

The federal government has recognized up to 150 qualifying medical conditions for which cannabis can be at least researched, and those scientific studies have since found that marijuana can be used to treat up to 400 various medical conditions. At the end of the day, with so many different people understanding the various benefits of unrestricted medical marijuana utilization – from patients to scientists to journalists – it’s high time that Ohio’s state officials do the same. 

Keywords: [“state”,”medical”,”Ohio”]
Source: https://columbusfreepress.com/article/medical-marijuana-ohio-%E2%80%93-comedy-or-tragedy

How the Legal Marijuana Industry Is Helping Grow []

Comedians like Doug Benson and Stephen Colbert have been getting a lot of joke-mileage out of Colorado’s legalization of marijuana last January. The name is derived from Khalatbari’s chain of pizza restaurants, Sexy Pizza, one of which hosted the first Sexpot Comedy show early last year. The show has since grown and splintered into several regular events, hosted at different comedy clubs and music venues around town under the Sexpot banner. For years Denver has been a known destination for touring comics; the thirty-year-old Comedy Works has been proclaimed by performers like Dave Chappelle and Dave Attell as their favorite comedy club. Last summer, Juett and comedian Adam Cayton-Holland produced Denver’s first large-scale comedy festival, The High Plains Comedy Festival, which was headlined by Reggie Watts and ended up being a sold-out success. 

It was Kayvan Khalatbari’s marijuana dispensary, Denver Relief, that initially sponsored several different comedy shows and podcasts around town, back when Sexpot was just a witty pun being tossed around. While this continues in some arenas, the Sexpot Comedy shows have been gaining a lucrative momentum of their own, in part thanks to Juett’s utilization of the local comedy radio station for marketing, as well as the throbbing enthusiasm coming from Colorado’s energized marijuana scene. There’s no getting around the fact that some cannabis consumption goes on at Sexpot shows, whether through edibles, vaporizers or straight-up smoldering joints. While some Denver comedians don’t care for a stoned audience Andy Juett – who himself has acted in many sketch videos and recently began performing standup – says that there are upsides to playing for a red-eyed crowd. Khalatbari shares Juett’s feeling that marijuana shouldn’t come to dominate the identity of Sexpot Comedy. 

He’s derisive of the Cannabis Cup and 420 Festival culture that has become an unfortunate media focus of Colorado marijuana scene; and says that he is equally sick of the endless cosmos-and-munchies jokes that every hack comedian rolls out when performing in Denver. Josiah Hesse is an entertainment and pop culture journalist in Denver, Colorado whose work has appeared in Westword, Out Front Colorado, and comedy blogs LaughSpin, Splitsider and The Spit Take. 

Keywords: [“comedy”,”show”,”cannabis”]
Source: http://www.vulture.com/2014/06/how-the-legal-marijuana-industry-is-helping-grow-denvers-comedy-scene.html

Amazon.com: Saving Grace: Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tchéky Karyo, Jamie Foreman, Bill Bailey, Valerie Edmond, Tristan Sturrock, Clive Merrison, Leslie Phillips, Diana Quick, Phyllida Law, Nigel Cole, Cat Villiers, Keith Evans, Ma

SPOILER ALERT. So if you don’t want to know what the movie was about don’t read this. They say a woman whose husband has done her wrong… OK, it might be morose on my part but I sort of want to know more about that, but he is dead already, and she does or doesn’t know much about what he did or didn’t do to her…except that she had to keep mailing letters to an address. She just hangs up on creditors, and throws the mail in the trash and goes around the village like normal…though the neighbors know all about it. 

Her gardener, a man that seems to never have held a steady job, has no money, no property; but who is shacking up with a pretty woman who works as a fisherman; is trying to grow pot under other people’s bushes. The plants aren’t doing well, and because this woman, Grace, grows orchids he decides she is a wiz with plants and asks her for help. So they go out in the dead of night, and crawl under bushes and she brings one back, saying she knows they are pot. They harvest it, somewhere in it an ex-fling of her husband keeps showing her face and Grace decides to make friends and THEN gets angry and throws her out when she finds out that her husband had sex and enjoyed it with her. She can’t so now she decides for sure the ex-girlfriend will know a dealer and goes there expecting help. 

IF the husband spent any money on this woman, and it would make sense he did; it was never even hinted at in this movie. A dealer comes to the adulterer’s house, he is not big enough, so they get him to take them to a dealer big enough…and it is a pitiful attempt to make the BIG drug dealer look menacing, and totally fails. I can’t really tell how much money it is, or if it will cover Grace’s money needs…all we are given is Grace’s face looking happy and excited. Grace already knew this while she was getting him to help her do this. 

Keywords: [“decide”,”know”,”money”]
Source: https://www.amazon.com/Saving-Grace-Brenda-Blethyn/dp/B00003CXMY

Overtoke TV News for 09-06-2018

A Sea of Green (Marijuana Crime Drama/Full Movie)

Medical Marijuana: The Evidence Providence, Rhode Island Motif Magazine

The use of marijuana for medicinal purposes has a long history. Marijuana tea was prescribed in ancient China as early as 2700BC and the plant’s use for medicinal purposes spread throughout Asia, the Middle East and East Africa. The Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Agency have classified marijuana as a schedule I substance. The FDA has approved two drugs that contain a synthetic version of a substance contained in marijuana and one drug that contains a substance that mimics the action of a compound found in marijuana. The FDA has not approved marijuana itself as a safe and effective drug for any indication. 

Despite the FDA classification, multiple reviews of medical literature suggest marijuana may be effective in treating other diseases. A clinical review from June 2015 published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed 28 randomized clinical trials that investigated the effectiveness of marijuana in the treatment of chronic pain, neuropathic pain and spasticity due to multiple sclerosis. Several of the trials had positive results and suggest that marijuana and cannabinoids may have some benefit in treating these conditions. A number of major medical associations have weighed in on the potential of marijuana for medical use. They do not advocate for the use of medical marijuana for neurological disorders at this time, citing the need for more research. 

Many doctors are now advocating for the use of medical marijuana when indicated. He did caution that there is still much we do not know about marijuana and echoed the call for more research. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”medical”,”research”]
Source: http://motifri.com/medical-marijuana-the-evidence

Great but Forgotten: Firesign Theater

The record supplying the music was done, and I put another one one. They were a group of four writers/performers who started out doing radio plays and quickly graduated to records. They were as big a revolution in comedy as Monty Python’s Flying Circus, who were starting out around the same time. The group took its name from astrology – all four members were Fire Signs* – with a nod to the old Fireside Theater radio show. They took the conventions of radio drama and added psychedelic sensibilities and wove it all into a dense collection of comic brilliance. 

They would stop to listen if they had said thing on the other side of the record, and one half of a phone conversation on one album would have the other half showing up on another. They started out in radio on the west coast, but were signed with Columbia Records, and put out their first album, Waiting for the Electrician or Someone Like Him in 1968. The Further Adventures of Nick Danger, Third Eye is a parody of radio detective shows, with the hero meeting a Peter Lorre type mysterious man. The next album, I Think We’re All Bozos on This Bus was a slight dropoff. Their next album, Not Insane was a disappointment, and they never really recovered, even though they did some good work afterwards. 

The group remains together today, doing live shows of their work, and the various permutations also released albums over the years. For their first three albums, they put forth a brand of comedy that was all their own. 

Keywords: [“album”,”show”,”radio”]
Source: http://greatbutforgotten.blogspot.com/2010/11/firesign-theater-comedy.html

Grow house and dispensary tours in CO

People once thought of Colorado as cowboys and ski resorts, today it’s big, bushy green plants and clouds of cannabis smoke. Kavasutra – Denver provides area residents with an island atmosphere without…. About marijuana tours in Colorado. Colorado’s legal marijuana scene has grown rapidly in the last couple decades. Colorado followed four years later in November 2000. 

In January 2014, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to begin openly selling marijuana on a recreational level. Colorado’s economy boomed, especially in terms of real estate, with everyone wanting to come and see if they could strike it rich in the new industry. All the national exposure Colorado got in the media, sent others flocking here, many not caring at all about cannabis, only everything else the wonderful state offered. Commercial marijuana tours soon followed, guiding the new wave of green tourists behind the scenes. There are now numerous companies offering a range of experiences, from tours of cultivation facilities to cannabis cooking classes and CBD infused massages. 

If you want to discover what’s leading the development of Colorado’s future, be sure to reserve your spot on a marijuana tour. Toke A Look Inside Denver’s Top Cannabis Tours – Colorado has long been a 420 friendly state, with its laid back culture and progressive attitude. Few were surprised it became one of the first states to legalize recreational use of marijuana. 

Keywords: [“Colorado”,”marijuana”,”state”]
Source: https://www.uncovercolorado.com/marijuana-tours

Stoner comedies like Half-Baked and Friday have some distinct similarities to Atlanta. In a few short episodes, Atlanta has already shown itself to be far deeper than your average stoner comedy with its unique style and grander cultural aspirations. The distinct humor of stoner comedies comes from two places. Uses both of these stoner comedy tools to its advantage. The plotting of Atlanta also feels of a piece with stoner comedies. 

The first character we meet besides Earn is Vanessa, the mother of Earn’s child and the person with the unenviable duty of nagging him into responsibility. Though Vanessa has far more dimension than the average stoner comedy girlfriend, like many nagging girlfriends before her, she is here to tell Peter Pan to grow up. We also get moments with Earn’s parents to set up the age-old conflict in stoner comedy-the family that wants our hero to grow up versus the friends who want our hero to smoke up. Though Atlanta uses all of these stoner comedy tropes, this series goes further. The absurd fever dreams of stoner comedy are usually used just for laughs. 

After the bus incident, Earn sees a dog that he later sees before the gas station shootout, and we something about the dog resonates with us, we see Earn in the stray dog’s eyes. The various conversations that pop up as Earn waits at the police station in episode two address various issues in the criminal justice system. 

Keywords: [“stoner”,”comedy”,”Earn”]
Source: https://merryjane.com/culture/donald-glover-atlanta-stoner-comedy

Overtoke TV News for 09-01-2018

NEXT ON DECK! – Honest John – BLACK VS. WHITE MARIJUANA ETIQUETTE – LAFF MOBB (STAND-UP)

Toronto’s Marijuana Infused Comedy Scene

The center of Canada’s comedy universe is home to a series of weekly rooms where audience members can openly smoke marijuana while enjoying some of the best standup the city has to offer. Third Klass Thursdays along with Weedy Wednesdays and Stoner Sundays are three of the biggest weekly standup shows in Toronto, vapor lounge or not and all three happen at Vapor Central on Yonge Street. Despite hosting three of the biggest weekly shows in the city, Chris won’t take credit for creating the weed-infused comedy circuit. Joey aka Puff Mama is a former comedy club employee at the now defunct Comedy Wood in Toronto. She started producing her own shows once the club shut down. 

The Underground Comedy Club quickly became a popular stop for touring pros coming to Toronto. Local comedian Rob Mailloux has performed on and produced several shows at Underground. With consistently sold out rooms featuring touring pros and stacked lineups of local acts, the Vapor Lounge series of shows are some of the strongest and most successful in the city. It’s a community of shows that’s thriving in the heavily saturated Toronto comedy scene. Sold out rooms full of comedy fans openly smoking weed, carefree. 

There are a few rules that everyone must follow at the shows. Whether visiting Toronto as a comedian, comedy fan, marijuana enthusiast or curious cat, the Vapor Lounge series of shows are worth checking out. 

Keywords: [“show”,”comedy”,”Vapor”]
Source: https://theinterrobang.com/toronto-vaping-rooms/

Winnipeg’s Jessica Salgueiro is set to star in the feature film Canadian Strain, about the legalization of recreational cannabis. A comedy about Canada’s upcoming cannabis legalization is headed for the big screen. Canadian company We’ll Be Over Here Productions Inc., says production has begun in Toronto on the feature film Canadian Strain. Written and directed by Geordie Sabbagh, the film stars Jessica Salgueiro as a boutique weed dealer who has been put out of business by the legalization of cannabis. Salgueiro hails from Winnipeg and is being featured at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival as a Rising Star. 

Colin Mochrie plays her dad and Naomi Snieckus plays her uptight retail co-worker. Recreational marijuana is set to become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. HempWorx cannabidiol oil sales in Canada put on hold again. 

Keywords: [“film”,”Canada”,”cannabis”]
Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/canadian-strain-cannabis-film-1.4788688

Funny Weed Freakout Short Film

SHARE THIS POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA. Craig’s Pathetic Freakout is a hilarious trip through a crippling marijuana smoking experience from writer/director Graham Parkes and featuring dank-ass performances from Mat Wright and Lewis Pullman. I don’t know much about weed-smoking freakouts; My friends used to call me The Hang-a-tang due to my toking prowess. Whatever your history with tasty nugs might be, everyone can appreciate this bud-friendly short film. If you have ever toked an intense strain of sativa and felt like everyone was waiting for you to talk, this might bring back some old memories. 

Follow JasonSereno.com on twitter and facebook or subscribe on YouTube if you’re still on that bullshit. 

Keywords: [“weed”,”everyone”,”might”]
Source: http://jasonsereno.com/funny-weed-freakout-short-film/

Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum May Use Weed-Laced Smell-O-Vision

Singular filmmaker Harmony Korine has some high hopes for his latest feature, though fans of the indie auteur hoping to enjoy the full scope of his vision might have to travel a little further afield to enjoy it as it was meant to be seen. As of now, the film has yet to go into production, so perhaps Korine is already jawing about ideas that he’s built into the film’s script. We’re just going to have to wait and sniff it out later. When McConaughey first joined the project in February, it was expected to start shooting in July, though after Neon and Vice pre-bought the U.S. rights to the film at Cannes, reports held that cameras were not going to roll until this fall. 

Keywords: [“Korine”,”film”,”McConaughey”]
Source: https://www.indiewire.com/2017/10/harmony-korine-the-beach-bum-weed-smell-o-vision-1201888141/

Southeast Denver Suburbs

After running the Comedy Works downtown – which some consider one of the finest comedy clubs in the nation – for nearly two decades, Wende Curtis opened the Landmark location in October 2008. While the downtown club brings in the younger, hipper and edgier comics, Comedy Works South generally brings in the slightly cleaner, nationally known acts. This 21,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility, which also includes a restaurant and a martini bar, is an upgrade on the downtown location, and the comedy theater holds nearly twice as many people. The venue is also available for private functions, including business meetings, reunions and wedding parties. 

Keywords: [“Comedy”,”downtown”,”includes”]
Source: https://www.westword.com/location/comedy-works-south-5171337

Top 10 Best Stand-Up-Comedy Routines About Marijuana

Stand up comedy is among the first voices in American Society to poke fun at the failure of the drug war, and begin supporting the pro-marijuana movement. Sure, much of it is for the sake of comedy, but embeded within these ‘nuggets’ of laughter, there is inklings of hard truth about marijuana, which is being proven by science today. In no way is this a complete list, and it is in no particular order – but get ready to laugh and have your mind blown by some of history’s greatest comedians. 

Keywords: [“comedy”]
Source: https://thenationalmarijuananews.com/top-10-best-stand-up-comedy-routines-about-marijuana/