BY Brandon Voss
November 04 2011 8:24 PM ET
10. DVD: Magic Trip
In 1964, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest author Ken Kesey embarked on a legendary, LSD-fueled road trip with the “Merry Pranksters,” a psychedelic posse that included bisexual Beat icon Neal Cassady as the bus driver. That journey was captured on 16-millimeter film that stayed mostly unseen until filmmakers Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood shaped 100 hours of footage into this cool documentary, which is now on DVD.
9. TV: Color Splash
Debuting November 5, season 10 of out Design Star winner David Bromstad’s HGTV home design series returns to Miami for more eye-popping makeovers. Inspired by the forest scenery — and special guest Nikki Reed — Bromstad decorates a house’s first floor based on The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn in the premiere episode, and upcoming episodes include makeovers inspired by the Miami Seaquarium and the North Pole.
8. FILM: A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Replacing the quest for White Castle burgers with the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree, John Cho and Kal Penn’s stoner-slacker comedy franchise returns for a merrily messy third installment with power couple Neil Patrick Harris (pictured) and David Burtka as sexually fictionalized versions of themselves. The totally excellent adventure’s highlights — pun intended — include a Claymation hallucination and a big musical number led by Harris.