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Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Oct. 1-7

October 1, 2018

Over the weekend, Matt Damon spoofed Brett Kavanaugh. Kanye played Kanye. And some dogs hung 20 at the Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach, CA. Now what?

Roll up some Clementine, order up Mario Party, and stream the new Ghostface — things are looking up. Every Monday, we prep you for the best of the week ahead with “Hit This,” Leafly’s pop cannabis round-up. Let’s go!

Shopping List

Sativa to Watch — Clementine. Sweet citrus and orange make Crockett Family Farms’ award-winning cross of Tangie and Lemon Skunk. Spotted in G-Pen Gio carts at BARC, Los Angeles. Popular in Bend, OR and Phoenix, AZ.

Productivity Hack — Every great day starts with optimized sleep. Dial in your cannabis’ sleep effects this week with these sleep-focused terpenes.

Productive Product — Drying your cannabis harvest? Reduce time and stress from monitoring your crop with the Govee Smart Thermometer/Hygrometer. Pairs via Bluetooth to iOS and Android devices. Pretty decent range, too!

To Do List

Cannabis Farmer’s Almanac — Outdoors, remove any buds showing early signs of mold. Examine trichomes, estimate ripeness, flush, and taper watering. Prep drying room. Harvest ripe top and side buds at dawn for maximum terps.

TVThursday: Last year’s revival of NBC’s popular late-‘90s sitcom “Will & Grace” was so well received that it’s back for another season  | Friday: ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” returns with a fifth season depicting celebrity chef Eddie Huang’s childhood | Saturday: New Zealand’s comedy duo Flight of the Conchords shakes off over a decade of inactivity to present a new HBO special  | Sunday: Season 11 of the popular sci-fi franchise “Dr. Who” rotates its titular character with the first female doctor in series history; Star Wars gets animated with the series premiere of “Star Wars Resistance” on the Disney Channel; Fans of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” await the final episodes of main character Rick Grimes in season 9.

FilmBradley Cooper and Lady Gaga star in the third remake of the classic Hollywood musical “A Star is Born”; Tom Hardy takes on the role of the popular comic book super-villain “Venom”; Javier Bardem portrays the infamous drug trafficker Pablo Escobar in the romantic drama “Loving Pablo”.

Music — The midwest indie hip-hop duo Atmosphere tributes their hometown of south Minneapolis with Mi Vida Local; Alternative folk-rocker Cat Power returns from a six-year hiatus with her new album, Wanderer; Wu-Tang’s most consistent member Ghostface Killah releases his latest project, The Lost Tapes; the long-running indie outfit Cursive has outlasted the emo era with their new offering, Vitriola.

Sports — The MLB postseason is officially underway with the wild card round; the Kansas City Chiefs visit the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, followed by a Thursday night matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots.

Fashion — Emerging fashion icon Virgil Abloh and his Off-White brand continue their successful collaboration with Nike with the release of the “Spooky Pack” of Blazer Mids featuring season-appropriate colorways; the go-to work wear brand Dickie’s celebrates the work of the late street artist Keith Haring in their “Black Line” fall-winter collection.

GamingAssassin’s Creed Odyssey takes players to ancient Greece in this installment of the historical-period action franchise; XBox 1 gamers will be treated to the visually stunning open world racing game Forza Horizon 4; retro gamers will feel a major dose of nostalgia with the release of Mega Man 11; ensure that your get-togethers are a good time with the release of Super Mario Party on Nintendo Switch.

Events — This year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival is headlined by Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Travis Scott on Oct. 5-7; The Foo Fighters, Iggy Pop, and Tenacious D invade the Southern California desert for Cal Jam Oct 5-6; Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Wayne, and Curren$y make their way to the A3C Festival in Atlanta Oct. 6-7; San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival welcomes Alison Krauss, Mavis Staples, and Ani DiFranco from Oct. 5-7.

Weekend In Brief

Colorado‘s US Attorney Bob Troyer criticized legalization and promised more arrests of people found breaking both federal and state law. . . . This week, Arizona medical patients will be able to try out cannabis cooking classes. “All items are available for take-out only.” . . . Terp Week came to a close at Leafly with the 10 Terp Commandments. . . . And just in time for #croptober, a new timeline of cannabis history hit the internet. Lastly, Oregon cannabis prices neared $600 per wholesale pound, down 66% since 2016.

Motivation Quote

Regardless of who is talking, I’m farming, harvesting hits
Just me and Domo, one lit, marijuana to split between two of us
Rocking boxes easy as warming some ramen noodles up
So, searching for a way to state it right
Young, black, and jaded, vision hazy strolling through the night

Earl Sweatshirt – Knight

Got something for Hit This? Email ‘Hit This’ editor david.downs@leafly.com

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Oscar Pascual

Oscar Pascual is a journalist based in Southern California specializing in cannabis, entertainment, sports and sneaker culture. He is the editor of Smell the Truth and contributes to Cannabis Now. His accomplishments include an interview with the Beastie Boys and a smoking session with John Salley.

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