Latest entry on Brijit: Cheech Marin

Q&A – Cheech Marin

Marin has come a long way since he paired with Tommy Chong more than 25 years ago, transforming from a pot-propped comic into a multidimensional entertainer. As a collector and curator of Chicano arts, he was recently recognized with the Smithsonian Latino Center’s Legacy Award. In this short, casual interview he discusses the layering of symbolism in Chicano art — “a combination of high and low art” — and offers a few quips on stereotypes and comedy.
In Smithsonian by David Zax, October 2007
This abstract was edited by Brijit.
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