I was a little hard on the show when I first came on, but I think it's gotten funnier as it goes along. And it's a particular kind of funny. It's not brainy, Arrested Development funny. It's escapist funny. Like, "I just need to not think for a moment" funny. I don't mean that as a dis, as I think escapist funny is an art onto itself. I just wish they didn't have to call the show "Cougartown." The title doesn't even really fit the show.
Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.