Cheech & Chong are reunited, and on tour, but they've still got a problem being dismissed as mere hippies :
The tour, which has been extended into the summer, has also provided them with a platform to point out the differences between stoner culture, which Mr. Marin and Mr. Chong say is enduring and once again in vogue, and hippie culture, of which they want no part.
“The hippies were designed to upset the establishment,” Mr. Chong said. “Stoners were the guys that wanted to get high first. And then if they had the energy, they would upset the establishment. Maybe not.”
Stoners, of course, are now in charge of the White House.
Tommy Chong explains how he came to be reunited with comedy partner Cheech Marin after two decades apart :