Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Joker, smoker, and midnight toker Doug Benson will give you a contact buzz at Royal Oak Music Theatre

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Posted By on Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 2:24 PM

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The verdict is in: comedian Doug Benson is high. Probably.

Hell, he may even be as high as he was when he made the parody film Super High Me, during which he smoked weed for 30 days straight (in other words, an autobiographical documentary). This, of course, was in 2007, long before a handful of states like Colorado and Michigan (woo!) would legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

While it may no longer be shocking for a comedian to perform stoner comedy, it is still really fucking funny, and more relatable than ever. After a string of successful podcasts, Doug Loves Movies and Getting Doug with High, Benson most recently hosted the Comedy Central series, The High Court With Doug Benson, a court comedy where he would get ultra-mega high and rule over real-life cases with lawfully binding consequences, and a rotation of celebrity bailiffs.

Doug Benson will take the stage at 9 p.m. on Friday, April 19 at Royal Oak Music Theatre; 318 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-399-2980; Tickets are $30.

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