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!!!
Put down the Disney+ for a second and snort some original-style Disney, as we return to Arendelle with Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, and everyone’s favorite snow goon. Discuss Frozen II here! Continue reading Spoil Sports – Frozen II
Weird Life, Remedios Varo Yes, this is another piece of artwork from one of my favorite artists. Have a wonderful night! Continue reading It’s a Weird Life Night Thread (11/21)
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 – 37
Tom Hanks makes his debut as Mister Rogers and ushers in the holiday movie season with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood on Friday November 22, 2019. Let’s board the trolley to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and discuss the movie. Continue reading Spoils Sport – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Welcome back to the discussion space for The Good Place! Tonight… In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past. Happy posting! Continue reading The Good Place: Season 4 Episode 9
Hey, kitty girls! Welcome to the discussion thread for the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, season 1! This week, the queens have their final challenge and the UK’s Next Drag Superstar is crowned. Will it be Baga Chipz, Divina De … Continue reading RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: Finale Discussion Thread
“I’ll, uh, not put this on your records.” A bloodied Mayor E. Wolf says. After a night of partying that ended up ablaze, you all decide to head to bed. In the middle of the night, two howls, one anguished … Continue reading Werewolf 108: Werewolf Town – Day 4
Pro Bowl voting is up! http://www.nfl.com/probowl/ballot Continue reading NFL Week 12 Is Done Crying!
“Debate 109” originally aired on NBC Thursday night, November 12, 2009. “Meta” became perhaps the most common descriptor of Community as its run went on; a google search for “Community NBC Meta” returns two and a half million results. But … Continue reading A Community Notification for This: S1E09 “Debate 109”
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