Screenwriter and filmmaker best known for stoner films like Airheads, The Stoned Age, and The Jerky Boys.
He had a preoccupation with stoner culture during his adolescence, and explored the theme in his movies.
He directed a film, Glory Daze, based on his experiences at UC Santa Cruz (a notorious marijuana-friendly university).
He grew up in Princeton, NJ.
Steve Buscemi appeared in his 1994 film, Airheads -- a film chronicling a group of dudes who hold up a radio station until they agree to play their music.