Forget Cheech & Chong. Ladies and gentleman, now playing the role of Cheech is Nick Diaz . Welcome to 2016. Whether Nick and Chong will enjoy international success as a great, groundbreaking comedy team is unknown, but right now they do make a great backyard bros team. Even though these two guys are 45 years apart in age, they can still kick back with one thing in common: pot. Backyard smokeout today with @nickdiaz209 @joe_schilling @paristchong A photo posted by Tommy Chong (@heytommychong) on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:14pm PDT Chong, 78, and Diaz, 33, passed the dutchie on the left hand side, in Diaz’s backyard.