Richard Pryor was the Sly Stone of comedy - a brilliant performer whose career flamed out thanks to cocaine. Marina Zenovich sheds new light on Pryor in her Showtime doc.
TV & Movies
Season 6 of "Mad Men" has been groovy. Set in 1968, the hippie counterculture is in full swing and the show has reflected it with many references to marijuana.
Marijuana played a role on "Bates Motel," A&E's "Psycho" prequel, which just finished its first season. Trimmers harvested a large crop and stoners hung out at the creepy road stop.
The release of "The Internship," co-starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, received a TV ad blitz. One spot featured Vaughn getting smart with his boss.
In a recent episode of his new adventure travel/foodie show, "Parts Unknown," Anthony Bourdain channeled William S. Burroughs during a hash-fueled tour of Tangier.