*Updates Added Below*Hi, everyone. I hope you’re all doing well. With the current protests going on, I decided that I want to collect some resources regarding what we can do and how we can help the protesters and victims of … Continue reading George Floyd Protests – What We Can Do To Help
Written May 22, 2020 We’re entering a different phase of the pandemic now, whether it’s safe to return to normal in your area or not. I didn’t want to make the original Q&A page too long and most of the … Continue reading COVID-19: What Now?
As all of you have undoubtedly noticed, things are a bit hectic right now. The community has been creating valuable content for these times which makes sense to get longer exposure than just float down the front page in the … Continue reading Avocado Current Posts Index (2020-JUN-29)
Welcome to Public Domain Theater, your home for the wonderful world of films that have (in the United States, at least) fallen into the public domain, and are free for everyone to see! This month, we are delighted to present … Continue reading Public Domain Theater: Nothing Sacred (& “Disorder in the Court”)
Show us your pets, please! Continue reading The Pet Thread Prepares for Fireworks
July 4, 1844 was the birthday of Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907), the first Black American professional sculptor and the first artist of African-American and Native-American heritage to enjoy international fame and critical recognition. Lewis was a younger contemporary of Harriet … Continue reading The Edmonia Lewis Day Thread
Happy 4th of July from The Strip Club Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Sat 7/4/2020)
I’ll take the hit so nobody else feels it has to be used. The Notebook is filled with the most romantic moments and I love it to death, so much so that I bought the big limited edition box set when … Continue reading 30 Day Film Challenge Day 4: Most Romantic Moment In A Movie
Monty: Y’all ready for this? You may be wondering why we’re not doing a 4th of July-related post, and frankly if the US wanted us to do a WPT about the 4th of July, they should have made it election … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Isn’t Doing What You Expected
Can the first person here each day create a Results thread so it’s always first when sorted by Oldest? That will make it much easier to track results. Quiz Type: Forced Order Or visit the quiz here. Remember to post … Continue reading Triviacados: Saturday, July 4, 2020
Do you wanna party? IT’S PARTY TIME!!!!!! The movie Return of the Living Dead takes place on July 3rd, 1984. This horror comedy directed by Dan O’Bannon and released in 1985 stars Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Matthews, … Continue reading Return of the Living Dead Night Thread
The All Stars showcase their best celebrity impersonations in a dating show. Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and 13 Reasons Why actor Tommy Dorfman guest judge. Continue reading RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 5: Episode 5 Discussion Thread
We’re down to the sweet 16, so let’s get a-votin’! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 3!
One of the Marble League’s most beloved and most nail-biting events is back. Funnel endurance tests how good our orbicular athletes are at fighting the twin forces of elliptical orbits and gravity. In contrast to race events, the last marble … Continue reading Marble League 2020 E3 Funnel Endurance
Game one of the two-game 2019 Teachers Tournament final gave us this matchup: Sara, middle school instrumental music from Maryland, is inspired by Post-It Notes from students; Francois, 11th grade physics from New York, works out, I mean, socializes with … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jul. 3 (encore from May 16, 2019)
And yep. I get to stare at that creepy fucking thumbnail of Charlie Manson staring directly into camera once again. Neat. CBS Tough As Nails Tough As Nails a competition series that celebrates everyday Americans who roll up their sleeves … Continue reading July 2020 TV Preview – Network & Cable (Shows Keep Getting Delayed So There Are Some Repeats On Here)
Hey, all; Healthy Friday- This Saturday will mark the 244th observance of Independence Day in our increasingly dis-United States of America. While much could likely be discussed about the nature of observing a holiday that celebrates freedom in … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 7/2/2020 – Working From Home XV: Independence(?) Day
Hello everyone, and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Shuffle Thread, your favorite place to show off your shuffle! Today, we’re shuffling with a dear, dear, word in mind… the word DEAR! Get your letter writing salutations ready and … Continue reading My DEAR Friends… It’s The Weekly Shuffle Thread!
The recording of the Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton releases today, July 3rd, on Disney Plus. This was originally announced as a theatrical release for next year, before moved up for an early release on streaming. The film is edited … Continue reading Hamilton on Disney+ – Discussion Thread
The Library Halfway through the second season of the show, the writers for Avatar know it’s time to refocus the story. The first half of the season honed in on two story tracks: Aang getting an earthbending teacher, and the ongoing conflicts … Continue reading Re-Avatar State: “The Library” & “The Desert”
In 1859 a terrible storm off the coast of Anglesey in England led to the deaths of 800 people and the sinking of 133 ships, including the clipper Royal Charter; on which alone 450 lives were lost. The British Admiralty … Continue reading The Shipping Forecast Day Thread (July 3)
Another 16 songs down, another 15 to face the chop before we determine the best of all Weird Al parodies and the songs they aped. Please be patient while I populate the 8 matchups. Continue reading The Weird Al Weird-Off: Round of 16