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It's Scorpio season! With Halloween and November just around the corner, this week is bringing us some spooky-scary releases with Suspiria and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. In non-Halloween-themed new titles, we're excited about the premiere of our October/November cover gal Busy Philipps' new talk show Busy Tonight and the release of the anthology Well-Read Black Girl, edited by Glory Edim.

MOVIES

Suspiria


Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino puts his own spin on Dario Argento's '70s horror classic. Dakota Johnson stars as a Midwestern ingenue who joins a prestigious German dance school…a dance school run by WITCHES. Tilda Swinton and Mia Goth co-star. Out Friday, October 26.

Weed The People



This documentary directed by Abby Epstein and executive produced by Ricki Lake argues that access to medical cannabis is a human rights issue. Out Friday, October 26. Stay tuned for additional BUST coverage.

TV

Busy Tonight


Busy Philipps' talk show finally arrives, kicking off with a premiere episode featuring Mindy Kaling. This week's guests also include Vanessa Hudgens, Kristen Bell, Megan Mullally, Jimmy Kimmel, Fred Armisen, and Andy Cohen. Premieres Sunday, October 28 on E!. Read our cover story with Busy Philipps here. 

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina 

Sabrina The Teenage Witch gets a reboot thanks to the team behind Riverdale, so you know it's going to be wild. Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina. (Side note, did you see the photos of the cat who plays Salem walking the red carpet?) Premieres Friday, October 26 on Netflix. 

MUSIC

Loverboy/Dog Days by Miserable



Kristina Esfandiari's shoegaze project Miserable's new release combines two EPs. BUST music editor Emily Nokes writes that the result is "melodic, intimate, and highly cathartic, like crying it all out in your best friends' room after your first heartbreak." Out Friday, October 26. See BUST's October/November print issue for review. 

Honey
by Robyn



Robyn's first full-length album in EIGHT YEARS is finally here (yes, it's been that long since "Dancing On My Own," we're old). Out Friday, October 26.

Lovefool by Leeni




Seattle-based electronic musician/producer Leeni just released an EP of synthpop cover songs from the 1996 Romeo + Juliet soundtrack, kicking off with a cover of the Cardigans' "Lovefool." Out now.

BOOKS

 Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, edited by Glory Edim

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Glory Edim, founder of the book club/newsletter/festival/community/movement Well-Read Black Girl, edits this anthology of essays by black women writers including Jesmyn Ward, Jacqueline Woodson, Tayari Jones, and Morgan Jerkins. Out October 30.

 Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction by Gabrielle Moss 

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Gabrielle Moss revisits teen paperback series of the '80s and '90s—such as the Babysitters' Club and Sweet Valley High—and examines the culture they were published in. Out October 30. Stay tuned for further coverage on BUST.com. 

 The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

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The Wedding Date author Jasmine Guillory's second book opens with a very public and unexpected proposal—and rejection—at a Dodgers game. Luckily, there's a new love interest in the audience. Out October 30.

Top photo: Busy Tonight/E!

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Erika W. Smith is BUST's digital editorial director. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @erikawynn and email her at erikawsmith@bust.com.

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