In honour of the 1925 silent epic Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (which I will be hopefully getting around to writing for Film Club to post this Easter Sunday!), I’ve dedicated my Night Thread posting to a phenomenally good … Continue reading The 1925 “Ben-Hur” Night Thread
Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Mar. 30 – Here are today’s contestants: – Tyler, a graduate student from Vienna, WV, who owns 50 board games; – Jen, a Ph.D. candidate from Charlottesville, VA, whose Winnie the Pooh VHS was sadly taped … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Mar. 30
The internet tells me today is Pencil Day! Remember when we used to use pencils? *sigh* those were the days. Let’s go back in time, sharpen those No. 2s and share those notable comments from the week! Continue reading Comment of the Week Pencil Edition
Jack Black ain’t done with horror novels for kids just yet. This time, with beard on face, he’ll set to appear with Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett for the film adaptation of the Gothic horror novel for tots, along with … Continue reading Trailer Talk: “The House with a Clock in Its Walls” asks what time it is.
Thread (n): a group of linked messages posted on an Internet forum that share a common subject or theme Don’t use this thread to discuss A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2. I’m warning you. Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 Thread
Very little of Seventeen appeals to actual seventeen year olds, who at this point in their lives are taking the SAT, applying to college, holding down part time jobs, learning to drive, and other things that are a lot more prescient … Continue reading Let’s Read Seventeen Magazine, May 1992!
Easter edition so… 1- Post a SFW GIF 2- Identify the source 3- Eat chocolate eggs 4- Profit Continue reading Identify This Gif
Welcome to Recipe Exchange, posted on Fridays around lunchtime with a theme. Share recipes around that theme, or if you’ve just made something amazing, feel free to veer off topic. (Note: my WordPress account was created long before I became … Continue reading Recipe Exchange: Vegetables!
It’s time for another round of Muppet Casting, where we take a famous movie and ask, if Jim Henson’s Muppets made their own version of it (in the vein of The Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island), which Muppets … Continue reading Muppet Casting: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Hello, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread! Today the shuffle thread is all by its lonesome, because today’s theme is songs with the word ALONE in the title of them! Avoid being alone and share your favorite songs with … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is All ALONE!
This is Part 3 of my MCU aural history-slash-Infinity War soundtrack wishlist. For the first two installments, which go into more detail on earlier entries on the list, click here or here. #1 — THE AVENGERS’ THEME #2 — THE … Continue reading Mick and Marvel’s Infinity Playlist: A Guide to the Music of the MCU (Part 3 of 3)
Happy Good Fryday everyone! I forgot I signed up for this thread. And my original plan I have forgotten. Should have written it when I signed up. So here a quick recap of a unique comedian. Mitch Hedberg (February 24, … Continue reading Mitch Hedberg Day Thread
A brief moment of personal privilege: Yesterday was the last day of the Learned League season, and I managed (just barely) to finish high enough in my rundle to earn promotion to the next one. So I’m happy about that. … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Garrett
Welcome to Franchise Festival, where we discuss and explore the history of popular video game series. Previous entries in this ongoing series can be found here. This week we’ll be taking a look at one of the most endearing portable … Continue reading Franchise Festival #5: Professor Layton
Happy Friday! Go for it. Do not threaten Mayor McSquirrel, please flag any harassment or spam you witness! Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Probes Sex Clams
It’s Friday, there’s new music out today. I forgot to make this so I did so five minutes ago and have just lazily copied a list found from Consequence of Sound who are super useful. Plus a note that The Weeknd released … Continue reading Friday New Music 3/30