Don’t call him Chong

A conversation with Cheech Marin


Cheech Marin
From his youth as a wisecracking kid from south central Los Angeles to his worldwide fame as half of the wildly popular comedy duo Cheech and Chong, Richard “Cheech” Marin is an entertainer whose career has taken many unexpected turns.
Marin relates those turns in his newly released memoir, “Cheech Is Not My Real Name . . . But Don’t Call Me Chong.”
He’ll be telling stories about his career at a book signing and talk Wed., April 19 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills.
At 70, Marin sh...

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