Ahhhh, Chicago! The Big Apple! The Big Easy! Tinseltown! Budapest of the Midwest! I’m going to be visiting you from 08/12-08/19 and I would like to meet any/all of the lovely Avocados in the area. If you can’t make this … Continue reading Chicago Meetup – 08/17
**sheepishly peeks in Oh, hi. I’ve forgotten to do the the last 2 months. This is a place to plug discussions and features that may not be seen or read by some community members. Also a good space to workshop … Continue reading The Pluggers- Summer Solstice Edition: What’s Interesting Around The Avocado
As we look to the skies to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing, I wanted to spotlight the film Moon by Duncan Jones and starring Sam Rockwell. Moon was released in 2009 and it gave Sam Rockwell his … Continue reading The ‘Moon’ Shines on the Night Thread
Talk about Season 4 here. Spoiler abound. Duh. Continue reading Veronica Mars Season 4 Spoil Sports
Here it is. The utterly unsurprising finalist on one side is U2. I will editorialize: They should be here. The produced one (and maybe two) of the greatest albums of all time with Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby. They … Continue reading Tournament Finals: Greatest Music Group That Performs in English But Isn’t English or American
It’s here y’all! Edit: Here’s the youtube one: WIGS FROM HERE TO SAN DIEGO 🦱✨ The #StevenUniverseTheMovie trailer is EXACTLY what we wanted, EVERYTHING we didn't even know we needed, and we CAN'T WAIT for September 2 💎💖🌟#CNatSDCC #CartoonNetwork … Continue reading Steven Universe: The Movie First Trailer Reaction Thread
The members of the company stood in front of the tower of Orthanc. Isengard lay in ruins, destroyed and despoiled by the strength and power of the Ents. “Come out!” Gandalf cried, his voice echoing over the wasteland. “I did … Continue reading Werewolf 96 – Lord of the Wolves: Minas Tirith/The Pass of Cirith Ungol (Day 6)
Instructions! Ask questions about anything that might require a bit of thought or research. The OTs and PTs fly by so quick not many eyeballs might catch your query. Put them here and they last all week. Check back to … Continue reading Avocado Reference Desk – 19
Modern Screen, founded in 1930, was a major work of the fan magazine wave that could make or break a burgeoning movie star’s popularity. Tributes to the magazine and its major market rival Photoplay were common sights in classic movies, … Continue reading Let’s Read Modern Screen, April 1955!
🎵 Sunshine, lollipops and, rainbows GIFs🎶 1- Post a SFW (or spoilered) gif 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit! Continue reading Identify this Gif
Haven’t done this in a while, and a bunch of y’all requested the non-Frinkiac version, so here it is! The game is simple! Post a few lines of lyrics and let others try to guess who performed the song! Rules: … Continue reading Name That Band! (By These Lyrics)
Introducing today’s contestants: – Jason, a math teacher from New Mexico, strikes out on purpose; – Kathleen, a P.R. content manager from Illinois, knows about civic technology; and – Nathan, a math professor from California, as a child had Magic … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jul. 19
Hey, all; Happy Friday- Not much to say, this week, save for the fact that, if you live on the East Coast on the United States. it’s going to be what could charitably called “fucking hot” for the … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 6/19/2019 – Appropriate Attire
Hello, and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Shuffle Thread, your favorite place to show off your shuffle! We’re all going to have a great time shuffling today, because the word GOING is our theme for today! Go on, … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread Is GOING Good!
Homecoming is Beyonce’s concert documentary which she herself directed of her 2018 Coachella performance. It’s on Netflix and was recently nominated for six Emmy Awards. The footage splices two different performances. It’s something that Beyonce chooses to highlight rather than … Continue reading Review: Homecoming (2019)
Programming Schedule (All times Pacific): 10:00 am – Writing Avengers: Endgame (Hall H). Screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely will talk about writing the latest Avengers film. 10:00 am – Warner Archives Presents ‘V’ (6DE). The original 1980’s mini-series V … Continue reading Comic-Con 2019 Thread: Friday
“The diamonds?? MUH GOD!!!” Continue reading Muh God! It’s a Lion & the King Day Thread!
The Peanuts Gang clean Snoopy’s house (pt 2) Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Fri 7/19/2019)
Welcome back. We’re continuing with The Doll’s House storyline. Issue #9 Title: “Tales in the Sand” Artist:Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III Collected in:The Doll’s House Plot: A boy and his grandfather walk in the desert. He has been … Continue reading Classic Comic Book Canon: The Sandman. Issues 9-12
Here’s a quick list (quicker than normal) of today’s new music – taken from Consequence of Sound. Enjoy Peppa Pig. — The 40 Acre Mule – Goodnight & Good Luck — Ada Lea – what we say in private — Antwood – Delphi — Ash Walker – Aquamarine — Baby Keem – Die For … Continue reading Friday New Music 7/19
Welcome back to Franchise Festival, where we explore and discuss noteworthy video game series from the last four decades. Older entries can be found here. This week we’ll be building the history of BoxBoy box by box. Cover art, unless otherwise noted, … Continue reading Franchise Festival #62: BoxBoy
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: Friday, July 19, 2019
This is part two of the round of 128 for the Current Years of video games encompassing all games released post-2012. Note that this is only half of the games. Please vote for one game in each pairing. This round will close … Continue reading Best Video Game Tournament – Current Years – Round of 128, Part Two