For the Spoil Sports article, click here Despite all the talk of “superhero fatigue”, Marvel movies are still event films. Even before I picked up a Moviepass, any movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was still something I made … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Black Panther (2018)
The King of Wakanda (a.k.a. T’Challa, a.k.a. Black Panther) now has his own movie! Come on in and tell us what you thought! Remember, this is Spoil Sports: no need to block out your text with the spoiler tag. Enter … Continue reading Spoil Sports: Black Panther
Beautiful/Anonymous #99: Sober Mathematician – Awww, I loved this guy’s description of and perspective on AA. It so reflects my own! But don’t worry, this whole episode isn’t just boring sober person talk (y’all get enough of that from me), … Continue reading Pod People 2.19.2018
There really isn’t anything better in life than getting a nice surprise, like finding $20 in your wallet you didn’t know you had or randomly running into an old friend you hadn’t seen in a while. Pop culture is filled … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: What a Pleasant Surprise!
What games have you been playing and what do you think of them? Bonus topic: Share your favorite game tracks for when you’re in a good mood or need a pick me up. Continue reading Weekly Games Thread loves a jaunty tune
Hello and welcome to the weekly fitness thread. This week’s topic is: Food. Which food works best with your fitness routine? Do you avoid certain food before certain workouts? Do you have any recipes to share? As well as the … Continue reading Weekly Fitness Thread Makes Lunch
Let me get this out up front: I actually kind of like this movie, so if that is a dealbreaker (and it’s understandable if it is), you might want to bail out here. Much of my affection is rooted in … Continue reading Before Capes Were Cool #11: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
YOUR BOX OFFICE NUMBERS (from Box Office Mojo) Black Panther Peter Rabbit Fifty Shades Freed Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle The 15:17 to Paris The summer movie season starts in February now. As Marvel expands its reach, we’ve gone from … Continue reading Box Office: February 16 – 18, 2018
I like trivia a lot. Pub trivia, Sporcle, Learned League – I’m crazy for it all. A couple of months ago I started writing five (sometimes more) questions a day and posting them on my personal blog. The original goal … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Basketball+
EDIT: Trigger warning for explicit discussion of suicide and hospitalization. Welcome to Ynce Iche’s (pronounced Yeence Eesh, for those not in the know) Movie Misery Corner. It’s been over a month since I published the first part of this article. … Continue reading The Ten Worst Movies I Watched In 2017, Part Two: It’s Not January, But I’m Not Dead, So Let’s Roll
A friend recently alerted me to the existence of Conservation Canines, an initiative out of the University of Washington that uses rescue dogs to detect various wildlife scat (poop) to monitor and track threatened and endangered species. The dogs selected … Continue reading The Day Thread Is a Good Thread, Yes It Is! (2/19/18)
Howdy, friends! Happy Monday! In the spirit of my “How was your weekend?” weekly thread I used to post every week under the AV Club’s “Weekend Box Office” newswire (as an alternative to AV Club’s own “Tell Us About Your … Continue reading Tell Us About Your Weekend!
Post your Top 25 (or however many you feel like) songs that start with the letter Q here. Ranked or unranked, it’s not important. Just go with what feels right to you. Personally, I limit my own list to … Continue reading Songs by the Letter: Your Top Q Songs
This Monday is President’s Day here in the US. We rolled all of our presidential birthday threads into one day. Frankly I’d rather use the time to think on better presidents, like every one before this one. Which isn’t to … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread Thinks of Better Presidents