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Netflix, Your Algorithm is High

Like most of Gen X, I find myself occasionally doing recon on the 70s – that mystery moment Tom Wolfe dubbed the “Me Decade” for its social atomism and relative self-involvement. Though most of us wee ones were barely allowed … Read on.

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Gang a Bong: Tommy Chong

In 2003 comedian Tommy Chong, long-associated with the comedy duo Cheech and Chong, was arrested for ?conspiracy to manufacture and distribute drug paraphernalia? as part of a nationwide sting dubbed ?Operation Pipe Dreams.? Chong, who had been marketing personally-branded bongs, … Read on.

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Cheech Marin, Porn and an Ugly Dog

Up in Smoke.In this episode of the Daedalus Howell Show, actor-comedian Cheech Marin dishes about his former partner Tommy Chong and the lonely process of acting in Pixar’s new animated feature film Cars; Fast Forward: Confessions of a Porn Screenwriter author … Read on.