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6th Annual High Times Stony Awards!

<p>The Stonys return to BB King's for High Times' 6th annual awards presentation celebrating the years' highest and stoniest movies and TV shows.</p>

The Stonys return to BB King's for High Times' 6th annual awards
presentation celebrating the years' highest and stoniest movies and
TV shows. Showtime's marijuana-friendly series “Weeds” received eight
nominations, including Best TV Series, Best TV Actress, Best TV Actor
and Stoner of the Year. HBO's “Entourage” snagged four.

The Adam Sandler-produced comedy “Grandma's Boy” leads all movies
with six nominations, including Best Stoner Movie, Best Actor in a Movie,
Best Pot Scene in a Movie, and Best Song in a Movie or TV Series. “Haven”
with four nominations, and “A Scanner Darkly” and “Stoned” with three each
are the other front-runners in the movie categories.

“It's been a strong year for stoner TV shows and drug-related movies,” says
Stonys executive producer Steve Bloom. “Our objective is to highlight the
best and most accurate stories and portrayals. And have a good time doing
it.”

The Stonys will be handed out in a star-studded ceremony on Oct. 24 at
BB King's in New York. Hip-hop legend Redman and stand-up comedian Doug
Benson (“The Marijuana-Logues,” “Best Week Ever”) will co-host the event.
Redman will perform a set of songs after the Stony Awards, followed by the
funk-band Herbal Nation. During the Stonys, singer-songwriter Tara Angel will
perform her version of the “Weeds” theme song, “Little Boxes.”

Awards will be given in 21 categories. Seven categories are currently being
voted on at hightimes.com/stonys. Many of the winners will be at the Stonys
to receive their awards; some will be accepted by video. Nominees expected
to attend, as well as presenters, will be announced in the weeks leading up to
the Stonys.

Each award will be preceded by video clips of the nominees. See he complete list
of nominees below. A “green carpet” photo opportunity for photographers
will take place from 7-8 pm. The Stonys will begin at 9 pm.

BB King's is located at 237 W. 42 St. in the heart of New York's Time Square.

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6TH STONY NOMINEES

BEST MOVIE
A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater)
Brick (Rian Johnson)
Half Nelson (Ryan Fleck)
Haven (Frank E. Flowers)
London (Hunter Richards)
Stoned (Stephen Wooley)

BEST STONER MOVIE
Clerks II (Kevin Smith)
Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Michel Gondry)
Grandma's Boy (Nicholaus Goossen)
Nacho Libre (Jared Hess)
Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (Liam Lynch)
The Comedians of Comedy (Michael Blieden)

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE
Jack Black (Nacho Libre)
Dave Chappelle (Dave Chappelle's Block Party)
Rory Cochrane (A Scanner Darkly)
Allen Covert (Grandma's Boy)
Leo Gregory (Stoned)
Luke Wilson (The Family Stone)

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE
Jennifer Aniston (Friends with Money)
Agnes Bruckner (Haven)
Maggie Gyllenhaal (Sherrybaby)
Monet Mazur (Stoned)
Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy)
Sarah Silverman (Jesus Is Magic)

STONER OF THE YEAR
Doug Benson (Best Week Ever)
Tommy Chong (That 70s Show, a/k/a Tommy Chong)
Peter Dante (Grandma's Boy)
Jerry Ferrara (Entourage)
Kevin Nealon (Weeds)
Joe Rogan (Fear Factor)

BEST POT SCENE IN A MOVIE
A Scanner Darkly
Brokeback Mountain
Duck Season
Grandma's Boy
Haven

BEST DOCUMENTARY
a/k/a Tommy Chong (Josh Gilbert)
Awesome: I Fucking Shot That (Nathaniel Hornblower)
Tales of the Rat Fink (Ron Mann)
The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Jeff Feuerzeig)
The Outsider (Eugene Jarecki)
The U.S. vs. John Lennon (David Leaf & John Scheinfeld)
Trudell (Heather Rae)

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Arido Movie; Brazil (Lirio Ferreira)
Duck Season; Mexico (Fernando Eimbeke)
Mountain Patrol: Kekexili; Tibet (Lu Chuan)
Pusher III: I'm the Angel of Death; Denmark (Nicholas Windng Refn)
Stoned; United Kingdom (Stephen Wooley)

BEST SOUNDTRACK
Dave Chappelle's Block Party
Grandma's Boy
Haven
Nacho Libre
Tales of the Rat Fink
Weeds

BEST SONG IN A MOVIE OR TV SERIES
“Lazy Sunday,” Adam Samberg & Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live)
“Grandma's Boyee,” Kool Keith & Kutmaster Kurt (Grandma's Boy)
“Little Boxes,” Elvis Costello (Weeds)
"Spinning," Zion I (Grandma's Boy)

BEST UNRELEASED FILM
Cocaine Angel (Michael Tully)
Commune (Jonathan Berman)
Music Is My Life, Politics My Mistress (Donnie L. Betts)
Ritalin Junkies (Dave Bumba)
Wetlands Preserved (Dean Budnick)

BEST TV SERIES
Best Week Ever (V-H1)
Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes (Comedy Central)
Entourage (HBO)
Family Guy (Fox)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Weeds (Showtime)

BEST CABLE NEWS SHOW
Dogs Bites Man (Comedy Central)
Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

BEST LATE-NIGHT TALK SHOW
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

BEST REALITY TV SERIES
Fear Factor (NBC)
My Fair Brady (V-H1)
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (Bravo)
Supergroup (V-H1)
The Flavor of Love (V-H1)

BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES
Jerry Ferrara (Entourage)
Adrian Grenier (Entourage)
Justin Kirk (Weeds)
Romany Malco (Weeds)
Kevin Nealon (Weeds)
Matt Walsh (Dog Bites Man)


BEST ACTRESS IN A TV SERIES
Adrianne Curry (My Fair Brady)
Mary Louise-Parker (Weeds)
Tonye Patano (Weeds)
Andrea Savage (Dog Bites Man)

BEST TV SPECIAL
The Drug Years (V-H1)
100 Funniest Movies (Bravo)
When the Levees Break (HBO)

BEST STONER DVD
Coachella (Drew Thomas)
Dreadheads: Portrait of a Subculture (Steven R. Hurlburt & Flournoy Holmes)
1st Annual Bongidae (Jimbo Andrews & Jon Phillips)
Gram Parsons: Fallen Angel (Gandulf Hennig)
Puff, Puff, Pass (Mekhi Phifer)

TOP POT COMIC
Arj Barker
Doug Benson
Tommy Chong
Zach Galifianakos
Bill Maher
Sarah Silverman

BEST PLAY
Lenny Bruce: In His Own Words (Joan Worth & Alan Sacks)
His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley in The Zam Zam Room (Philip Breen)
The Marijuana-Logues (Jim Millan)


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ABOUT THE STONYS HOSTS

Redman, who appeared on the cover of High Times in 1993, is famous
for his blunted raps and weed-flavored hip-hop. Also known as the
“Funk Doc,” Redman starred with Method Man in “How High,” which won
the Stony for Best Stoner Movie in 2002. He also appeared with Method
Man in the Fox comedy series, “Method & Red,” in 2003-2004.
His eighth album, “Red Gone Wild,” is due to be released on Nov. 14.

Doug Benson, along with Arj Barker and Tony Camin, co-wrote and starred
in “The Marijuana-Logues” during its year-long off-Broadway run in New York
in 2004-2005. He continues to perform “The Marijuana-Logues” around the
country. You can hear him on "The Marijuana-Logues" CD and read the play
in "The Marijuana-Logues: Everything About Pot That We Could Remember.”

Benson is known these days for his weekly appearances on VH-1's
“Best Week Ever.” He's had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central,
and has been featured on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Friends” and “Jimmy
Kimmel Live.” He's a regular performer at the High Times Comedy Night
at the Improv in Los Angeles, where he lives. He's nominated in three
Stonys categories: Stoner of the Year, Top Pot Comic and Best Play.
Previous Stonys hosts have included the Upright Citizens Brigade
(featuring Amy Poehler and Matt Walsh), Jim Breuer, Pauly Shore, Brian
McCann and Tony Camin.

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