Welcome back from the digital prairie, partner. Hope you enjoyed the Red Dead Redemption 2 release, and a huge harvest bounty. Childish Gambino wowed the Voodoo Fest. Cardi B tore up San Antonio. Now what? Power through some holiday planning with the sativa Green Crack and catch “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Yas Queen!
Sativa to Watch—Green Crack. Don’t let the harsh name fool you. This elemental, easy to grow sativa reigns from Chicago, IL, to Phoenix, AZ. According to myth, Snoop Dogg christened Ohio’s Green Cush (a daughter of Skunk #1) Green Crack for its all-day appeal.
Productivity Hack—This old town slowing you down? Level up and move. Here’s How to Chose Your New Legal Cannabis State.
Productive Product —Winberry Farm’s Tropical Trainwreck. The $6 Million Man of vape carts, Winberry Farm takes elite terpene profiles and rebuilds them; makes them better, faster, terp-ier.Isn't It Time for a Staycation?
Cannabis Farmer’s Almanac—Finish harvesting outdoors, watch for mold. Keep the drying room clean and stay sane while trimming. Mulch stalks and stems. Make canna-butter with fine trim. Tag @leafly in your harvest pics to be featured in our last bit of #croptober coverage.
TV—Wednesday: IFC’s comedy-horror series “Stan Against Evil” premieres its 3rd season just in time for Halloween | Friday: “House of Cards” brings its 6th and final season of political thrills to Netflix; Julia Roberts takes the lead role in the series premiere of Amazon’s psychological thriller “Homecoming”; Mike Judge animates and narrates the real life adventures of musicians for season two of “Tales From the Tour Bus” on Cinemax | Saturday: LeBron James is the executive producer of Showtime’s docuseries “Shut Up and Dribble,” which examines the role of athletes in today’s heated political climate.
Film—Rami Malek takes on the role of arena rock icon Freddie Mercury for the biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody”; Eminem produces the rap battle comedy “Bodied”; Hugh Jackman portrays the scandal-plagued 1987 presidential nominee Gary Hart in “The Front Runner.”
Musical film and TV options abound this week in @Leafly's "Hit This".https://t.co/nTE43QGdU1
New from @MikeJudge, a Queen biopic @BoRhapMovie and Eminem's rap comedy @BodiedMovie.
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— Leafly (@Leafly) October 29, 2018
Music—The celebrated songwriter Marianne Faithfull collaborates with Nick Cave and Mark Lanegan on her new album, Negative Capability; comedy rockers Tenacious D invite Dave Grohl to play drums on their fourth studio effort, Post-Apocalypto; early EDM adopters The Prodigy release their latest effort, No Tourists.
Sports—Now that the Red Sox have closed out the World Series, it’s all football, basketball and hockey from here ’till April. This week, a classic Bay Area rivalry highlights Thursday Night Football when the Oakland Raiders visit the San Francisco 49ers. Both teams are having, um, off years, but it still could be entertaining.
Fashion—Disney celebrates the 90th birthday of Mickey Mouse with a capsule collection designed by New York’s Rag & Bone, releasing Nov. 1; streetwear designer Don C and Jordan brand are set to release a pack of Jordan Legacy 312 sneakers commemorating Michael Jordan’s fiercest rivals, on Nov. 1.
Gaming—An iconic H.P. Lovecraft story gets the video game treatment with the survival horror RPG, Call of Cthulhu; Square Enix’s action thriller The Quiet Man lets gamers solve a Manhattan kidnapping with the help of a deaf protagonist.
Events—Justice, Die Antwoord, and Knife Party visit Los Angeles for the HARD Day of the Dead on Nov. 3; STS9, Patty Griffin, and Grandmaster Flash headline the Utopia Fest in Texas, Nov. 2-4.
News—Early voting continues across the US. Read our Elections Guide. . . . A key cannabis industry case involving federal RICO laws goes to trial.
Weekend in Brief
The top strains of the 2018 harvest dried in the nation’s curing rooms. . . . Elon Musk said the SEC’s $20 million fine for his ‘420’ tweet was worth it. . . . Travel writer Rick Steves talked advocacy with the New York Times, while the paper’s Style section discovered the wonders of CBD. . . . And just in time for Halloween, Oregon might have a haunted cannabis dispensary.