With their long-time feud now up in smoke, legendary comics CHEECH MARIN and TOMMY CHONG held a press conference at The Troubador in West Hollywood yesterday to announce that the iconic CHEECH & CHONG are reteaming for their first comedy tour in twenty-five years.
After mulling over such names as: The “What’s That Smell” Tour and the “Catch ‘Em Before They Croak” Tour, the duo settled on CHEECH AND CHONG: THE LIGHT UP AMERICA TOUR.
Both CHEECH and CHONG acknowledged that with the popularity of shows and movies like WEEDS, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS and HAROLD & KUMAR the time is ripe for a revival of dope jokes.
TOMMY CHONG took the mic and explained what the tour means to him:
The nascent acting career of CHRIS PINE has yielded little seen films like JUST MY LUCK and SMOKIN’ ACES but after landing the role of James Kirk in JJ ABRAMS’ re-imagining of STAR TREK, PINE’S star should rise exponentially. The crazy thing is that, although PINE is thankful for the part, STAR TREK was not exactly on his TV radar while growing up. The actor talked to HOLLYWOOD OUTBREAK about STAR TREK, and he actually let a little “gold suit” slip into the conversation. Check out this clip: