Alrighty then…today marks our LAST day of March (holy shitballs that was fast!). Even though its currently snowing a bit here in Massachusetts, Spring is already here with its rainy days. We’re transitioning from the snowy, cold days to days full of rain. With those April showers on the way comes May flowers.
Speaking of flowers, what’s that special day in April where we celebrate my most favorite flower of all time? 4/20, of course! Earth Day is commemorative to our earth, but April 20th is where the REAL party happens. April 20th is less than a month away and brands like Viceland are already rolling out plans for the celebration.
TV network Viceland announced their special ‘Weed Week’ event happening on April 17th-April 20th. 4/20-friendly series will be airing throughout the ‘Weed Week’ event. Series like Fuck, That’s Delicious and Dead Set on Life will some of many 4/20-friendly shows to check out. But the best part about ‘Weed Week’? BRAND-NEW episodes from two of my favorite Viceland series will be airing on April 19th!
My favorite TV shows, Bong Appétit and Weediquette, will kick off their new seasons just a day before April 20th. It is SO exciting to hear that my favorite series on Viceland will return with new seasons during the event. I knew that both series would be renewed for a new season, but I didn’t think that it would hit so soon. Here’s a brief summary of the two shows and what we’ll expect to see in the next season:
Weediquette – Weediquette is a documentary series hosted by Krishna Andavolu. Andavolu takes viewers into the economics, culture, and science of the cannabis industry. From kids using CBD medicine to NFL players combatting CTE with cannabis, each topic takes us into our complicated relationship with cannabis here in the United States. As we delve further into the cannabis culture, it seems more clear that cannabis is becoming widely accepted into our social norms.
Next season will deal with topics surrounding immigration, driving while stoned, law enforcement, entrepreneurship, and other ideas. While recreational cannabis has been made legal in more states (CA, MA, NV, and ME), the fight for cannabis legalization is still happening around the country. Season 3 of Weediquette showcase more further complications that are hindering the legalization process.
Bong Appétit – For the lighter and more culinary side of cannabis, Bong Appétit will be returning as well. The show where the fabulicious Laganja Estranja smoked that dank weed is coming back on April 19th (more on that post here). Bong Appétit stars Abdullah Saeed, Vanessa Lavorato, and Ry Prichard as they showcase cannabis-infused entrées. From sausages to ice cream, different kinds of food from various cultures use weed as one of the main ingredients.
Not only has the menu changed, but the weed pantry itself has upgraded as well! No official word on what types of food will be seen next season, but it surely will be mind-blowing to see what they create next. Who knows what unique terpene flavors will be showcased in the new season (maybe the Ghost Train Haze will be making a comeback!). You’ll want to get your munchies snacks ready cause Bong Appétit will be opening its doors in just a few weeks!
I’m SO excited for the new seasons of Weediquette and Bong Appétit in April! These are the only few shows I look forward to on cable television these days. To see that they’re both airing just a day before 4/20 makes the event even better.
This is a great publicity stunt by Viceland. Viceland provides shows that take viewers into a look at controversial social cultures that audiences rarely know about. When it comes to the cannabis culture, Viceland doesn’t get taboo about one of America’s most favorite plant. It’s widespread approval grows even further with the 4/20-friendly programs.
Here’s to Viceland for hosting this special 4/20 event on April! Be sure to check out ‘Weed Week’ on Monday April 17th.