Latest Reefer Madness Stories

2009-05-21 10:34:16

Television personality Samantha Harris is to make her Broadway stage debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago, representatives for the musical announced. Harris is best known for her work on Extra, The Insider and Dancing with the Stars. She also appeared in the 23-city North American tour of the musical comedy show Eric Idle Exploits Monty Python and starred on stage in the original Los Angeles production of the award-winning Reefer Madness: The New 'Hit' Musical. She is slated to perform in the...

2009-03-12 16:49:18

The 1988 dark comedy film Heathers is being retooled as a stage musical, The Hollywood Reporter said. The movie about a popular teen in love with a bad boy, who murders some of the most popular kids in school and makes their deaths look like suicides, starred Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty. The stage version of the story is being developed by Race to Witch Mountain and Reefer Madness director Andy Fickman, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Fickman's Reefer...

2008-08-08 03:00:28

Like it or not, pot is hot. With the release Friday of the two-toke action comedy Pineapple Express, and the recent announcement that Cheech and Chong, the forefathers of marijuana comedy, will reunite after 25 years apart, the entertainment industry is eager to explore the smoky exploits of the illegally impaired. It should be noted that this column is in no way an endorsement of the cannabis lifestyle. It is, however, truly appreciative of the comedy of the impaired. I do not...

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