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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. Though after Maureen Dowd wrote about being “curled up in a hallucinatory state for eight hours” in a Denver hotel room after carelessly ingesting too much edible cannabis, Bill Maher editorialized that Colorado “must realize that they are the Jackie Robinson of marijuana legislation,” and that residents “have to get this right, or else you’ll ruin it for everybody.”

The definition of what “getting this right” means is being played out in the Denver comedy scene, where marijuana has become more than just a cultural glue between comics [...]

Brian Posehn Convinces Conan to Only Smoke Pot with Two-Eyed Men

Do you smoke pot? Don't worry, I'm not a cop. You ever get so high that you find yourself hanging out with some dude named Ganja John and then Ganja John takes out one of his eyes and you are like, "Woooooah, put your eye back in, dude?" Well that happened to Brian Posehn and it changed him forever. Also, I am a cop, you're arrested. JK, I'm not. Double JK, put your hands behind your back and laugh, because triple JK, this was a bit.

A Funny Thing 4/20 Special: Amey Goerlich Smuggles Up

Our story this week:  In honor of 4/20 we bring you international intrigue, body cavity bingo, vagina lips like hot dog buns, and so much more, as Amey Goerlich smuggles us past customs and secrets us away in the most intimate storytelling crevices of her heart. Watch out for that yogurt.

Amey Goerlich is a comedian and founding member of the seminal improv powerhouse, Krompf. See her at Indie Cage Match every Saturday at 7:00 at the UCB East in New York City (tickets here).

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Tommy Chong Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Yesterday, the 74-year old Chong announced that he has "slow stage one" prostate cancer. He intends on treating the disease with hemp oil. Chong blamed his nine-month stay in prison eight years ago for why his health took a turn for the worse. Regardless if that was truly the cause or not, this news is definitively shitty and we wish Tommy the best.