Since it’s election season we’ve unfortunately fallen unwilling victims to a slew of political ads, ranging from old white guys complaining about taxes and the government to even more old white guys trying to convince us they’ve been government outsiders for the last 20 years, as they complain about the government. Throw in a shot of absolutely insane people (except this guy, he’s rad to the max and should be put in charge immediately) and we got ourselves a fun political season.
There’s an interesting proposition on the ballot in California called prop 19 which calls for the total legalization of marijuana. It’s probably not shocking to say that people are heavily debating this issue. But what might be of interest to you is that the comedy community has rallied to show their support for the prop.
Comedian Rob Cantrell filmed this bit as General Potton, weed advocate.
The folks at Funny or Die have a series of funny PSAs that set the record straight about pot. Here’s one with the Sklar Brothers.
The most outlandish probably has to go to Zach Galifianakis, who went as far as to actually lighting up a joint on television. This came during a debate on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher