Dozens of celebrities have tested positive for the coronavirus, most recently tennis star Novak Djokovic, Brooklyn Net Spencer Dinwiddie and Atlanta's Freddie Freeman. Many have passed away, including John Prine, Joe Diffie, Ellis Marsalis, Hal Willner and Nick Cordero.
Bill Maher has a new favorite Congress person: Minnesota Democratic Sen. Tina Smith. She famously replaced Al Franken in 2017 and won a special election in 2018. Now Smith wants to legalize marijuana.
The nine days from August 1-9 are known in Deadhead circles as The Days Between. Band guitarist Jerry Garcia was born on August 1, 1942 and died on August 9, 1995. Check out the "Daze Between" virtual event.
Rapper Berner has made a name for himself with his Cookies dispensaries in California. Now he's helping Killer Mike and his group Run the Jewels (RTJ) get into the canna-business.
"I want to say at my first rally that I did smoke a little last night," Kanye West told a small crowd in Charleston, SC on July 19. The rapper turned presidential candidate was referring to marijuana.