Heads up Avocados – only ONE FRICKIN’ WEEK until Giftmas!! Okay, yes, this is a little early, but folks: if you ship TODAY (Thursday 11/21), you only have five shipping days (11/22, 11/25, 11/26, 11/27, 11/29) left for your gift to be … Continue reading GIFTMAS: T minus ONE WEEK!!!
We get spoiled as we get to talk about Elsa and Mr. Rogers in the same box office column. Also, that Black Panther bridge movie opens. Continue reading Box Office Oracle — 11/22/2019-11/24/2019
Today’s contestants are: – Darrin, a director of client engagement from Florida, botched his marriage proposal but it worked out OK anyway; – Ryan, a filmmaker from New York, doesn’t like to talk about running; and – Elise, a financial … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Nov. 21
Some guidelines to help this space be a positive experience for everyone: ☮ As always with the Avocado, don’t feel compelled to share beyond your comfort level. ☮ Anyone who identifies as female, or who was socialized female/AFAB/otherwise has firsthand experience with … Continue reading The Women+ Thread
The Plague is still here 3 people in China have it right now and we know Americans have it. What does this mean? Sigal Samuel reports Space as it turns out may be causing Zero G blood clots. This isn’t … Continue reading Longform Political Discussion This Week’s Topic: Health & Disease.
To Boldly Sew is a recap of DS9 episodes, with a specific focus on the fashions of the many aliens and other characters that make up the series. Feel free to discuss matters of plot and general Star Trek things in … Continue reading To Boldy Sew: Star Trek Deep Space Nine S03E03: “The House of Quark”
In Which it’s Not Going to Stop Til You Wise Up In the popular consciousness there is an idea that no room was made for sincerity in the irony drenched decade of the 90’s. The fizzling of the cold war … Continue reading Millennial Malaise 42: Magnolia
Welcome to the weekly TV thread! This coming week of new shows brings us to the latest week of regular TV and a number of premieres. I look forward to getting way too many suggestions about good shows to check … Continue reading Couch Avocados: TV Discussion Thread
On this day in 1981 Olivia Newton-John’s Physical single went #1 and stayed there 10 weeks. (this isn’t the official video because that’s NSFW) Continue reading The 11/21 Day Thread gets physical!
Irma in the spotlight From Wiki Irma is a waitress and recurring character from the Garfield comic strip. Her first appearance was on June 9, 1979 and her latest appearance was on November 9, 2019. Irma is the owner and … Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Thur 11/21/2019)
A bunch of folks, including Hegel Exercises (from whom I stole the title), have expressed interest in a weekly thread in which we can share the longreads that have kept us looking busy at work and prevented us from noticing … Continue reading What Has It Got In Its Pocketses?
Thursday, November 21 MORNING SESSION The hearing starts at 9 a.m. ET Fiona Hill, former top Russia adviser to the Trump White House. David Holmes, U.S. Embassy in Ukraine official. He overheard the July 26 call between Sondland and President … Continue reading The Impeachment Pit: Fiona Hill & David Holmes
Happy Thursday! What games are you playing and what do you think of them? As a bonus prompt, what is a game you love to play in spite of it provoking anxiety or fear in you? Please also pop into … Continue reading Weekly Games Thread#2 Persists in the Face of Anxiety
Let’s discuss any and all music here. Got a new artist who’s rocking your boat that you want to talk about? Post a video! Found out about that unearthed Coltrane album that has the jazz freak in you losing your … Continue reading The Weekly Music Thread Checks the Track Listing
Morning Politocadoes! The Impeachment Trial continued yesterday with the public hearings of Amb Gordson Sondland, Defense Dept. Official Laura Cooper, and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale. Cooper’s testimony was damning, through e-mails from her staff it … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread WANTS NOTHING
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. Or visit the quiz here. Remember to post your results in the … Continue reading Triviacados: Thursday, November 21, 2019
This Night Thread is dedicated to the song “Golden Boy” by the Mountain Goats, an early B-side about how you should try to be a good person so you can go to heaven and eat the Singaporean brand of peanuts … Continue reading There Are No Pan-Asian Supermarkets Down in the Night Thread, So You Can’t Buy Golden Boy Peanuts
The ice storm hits #Riverdale like the wrath of God tonight, in one of my favorite eps of the season…🌨❄️🎢💎⌛️💋👨🏻💻👀☠️ pic.twitter.com/Aa9Nb7s3lL — RobertoAguirreSacasa (@WriterRAS) November 20, 2019 So shit has been getting wild. Jughead found out his gramps actually wrote … Continue reading Riverdale S4E7 “Chapter Sixty-Four: The Ice Storm” Live Thread
A weekly thread for people to talk about sex and intimacy and relationships and all that stuff. Be nice and don’t kinkshame. Prompt: when is the right time to get a dog together? Continue reading Sex & Relationships 11/20/2019
This week we take a look at crushing,that joyful experience that ruins everyone’s lives. If you have a question, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Is it possible to like like an internet stranger? Questioning My Textuality Dear Ursula, I’m considering … Continue reading Smash Your Problems With the Avocado
Hey kids, we’ve been through quite some journey since the last debate. Our favorite Irish bastard, Beto, has decided to drop out so he could grow a shitty beard in peace. Our favorite bastard billionaire, Bloomberg, has decided to join … Continue reading The Debates: Fuck It, I’m Not Going to Bother
Money matters in Mumbai make men miserable. Available in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and maybe some other countries. The stated running time varies, but the movie that I have seen on DVD and Amazon Prime is approximately 92 minutes. Three … Continue reading WTF ASIA 82: Barah Aana (2009)