I wasn’t sure whether to celebrate Joe Biden or Ming-Na Wen in this Night Thread, so I’ll do both at the same time. Ming-Na Biden was born on November 20, 1963 and November 20, 1942. They are a national treasure … Continue reading Ming-Na Biden Night Thread (11/20)
On tonight’s episode of The Gifted… it’s the midseason finale! Although the series had a promising start, it’s felt like it was spinning its wheels for the past few episodes. Here’s hoping the midseason finale will give the show some … Continue reading The Gifted: Season 1 Episode 8
The full chart: https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1975/11/15/us-top-40-singles-week-ending-15th-november-1975/ How’s the chart as a whole? Once you get past Paul McCartney at #36, it’s possible to squint at this chart and see an alternate music history where the late 60s faded into the background instead … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: November 15, 1975
Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Nov. 20 – As the show returned to regular play, Eric opened DJ strongly in an anatomy category to go from last to a solid lead, which he expanded with a correct response to DD2. Champ … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Nov. 20
Season 5 Directed by Douglas Camfield Written by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln Like the serial that directly precedes it, “The Enemy of the World”, 2013 was very good to “The Web of Fear”. Before that year, five of the … Continue reading Doctor Who (Classic): S05E05 “The Web of Fear”
This Thursday is the best goddamn holiday on earth for us folks in the US: Thanksgiving. I figured I’d make a thread dedicated to all things Turkey Day. What do you do? Are there any weird traditions that you have … Continue reading What Do You Do For Thanksgiving?
Howdy, friends! 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 Pop Culture … Continue reading Tell Us About Your Weekend!
VOTE OR DIE (note: no one will die as a result of this tournament.) Continue reading Fictional Friendship Fantastic Finals
YOUR BOX OFFICE NUMBERS (from Box Office Mojo) Justice League Wonder Thor: Ragnarok Daddy’s Home 2 Murder on the Orient Express Justice League rode a wave of begrudging, heavily qualified praise to first place this past weekend. Opening with $96M, … Continue reading Box Office: November 17 – 19, 2017
Featured episodes this week are NONE because of my stupid trigger happy delete finger. Continue reading Pod People 11.20.17
Since this week kicks off the most hellish travel time of the year, I figured this would be a good place to reminisce about our, ahem, “fondest” travel memories. As someone who flies a fair amount for work (by my … Continue reading Holiday Travel Fun!
What games have you been playing and what do you think of them? Bonus discussion topic: Share the games in your backlog, particularly ones you keep planning to get around to. Continue reading Weekly Games Thread is Saving So Much Money on Black Friday