Joe Jackson passed away on June 27. Tommy Chong, who helped get the Jackson 5 signed by Motown, says, "He was a mean old workhorse whose methods were far from normal, but produced results."
Howard Stern discusses his one and only acid trip with David Letterman on Netflix: "This is what schizophrenics I imagine must experience. You can't tell reality from this fantasy world and it's scary. It scared me."
Anthony Bourdain's dark impulses apparently caught up with him in France, where he reportedly committed suicide on June 8.
One by one, disgraced entertainment executives and actors are losing their gigs. The latest, Roseanne Barr, had her top-rated TV show canceled by ABC after a series of mean tweets on May 28-29.
The issue of reparations for African Americans and other minorities targeted by the War on Drugs has reached a boiling point following Cynthia Nixon's comments at the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally on May 5. On "Real Time with Bill Maher," Killer Mike agreed with Nixon.