“How do they rise up?” The People’s Revolution in the wonderful Discworld books took place on the Glorious 25th of May, in which the people of Ankh-Morpork formed the People’s Republic of Treacle Mine Road and Sam Vimes helped save … Continue reading Glorious 25th of May Night Thread
The internet tells me today is National Tap Dance Day! Go get on your dancing shoes and tap out the best, most notable comments from the week! Continue reading Comment of the Week Tap Dance Edition
Been listening to music on shuffle play? Want an opportunity to show off your impeccable taste in music? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Even if you haven’t been shuffling today but listened to an amazing random mix of … Continue reading Mommy, What’s a Weekly Shuffle Thread?
This week on WTF ASIA, I present Hellcats…or I Like It Hot…about three women at different points in their lives each struggling to deal with the difficulties of romance and of family members. There is a lot of screaming and swearing; it’s great. Coming Hot? Well, okay. … Continue reading WTF ASIA 6: Hellcats (2008)
If you’re an American between the ages of 25 and 50, Siskel & Ebert At the Movies is probably how you first encountered the concept of movie critics. Beginning in 1975 as a local Chicago program called Opening Soon at a Theater … Continue reading Let’s Watch Sneak Previews, June 1982!
Ebony Magazine was launched in 1945 by John H. Johnson, with help from his wife Eunice Johnson. While it was not the first magazine published specifically for the African-American audience, it was the most successful and has run in print … Continue reading Let’s Read Ebony, October 1975!
Follow the Leader was one of the Lost Children’s favorite games to play, but this time it had gotten them into quite a bit of trouble. Each of them was filled with regret and shame as they headed back to … Continue reading Werewolf 62 – Werewolves in Neverland – Day Six
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: Cookout Sides!
Okay, so Solo is coming out this weekend, and the predictions are that i’ll well, but not STAR WARS well. There’s a lot of competition for Nerd Dollars, and The Last Jedi was less than six months ago, so maybe … Continue reading Finding New Paths in the Star Wars Universe
This is the place for longer ongoing discussions about the latest entertainment news. Here’s some recent news to get you started but feel free to post about any other big stories you come across! Daniel Craig and Danny Boyle in … Continue reading Entertainment News #1: Bond, Star Wars, #MeToo and more…
“I know that laugh…” Continue reading Mighty Jabba Owns The Day Thread Too
Welcome to the inaugural thread of The Escritoire, aka the Avocado writing group! This is a space for Avocado members to share their in-progress writing and get detailed feedback. All writing is welcome, whether short, long, angsty, smutty, boring, or … Continue reading The Escritoire Week 1
This is part five in an ongoing series. Click here to read previous entries. I had initiated contact with Harold and then he reciprocated. That’s how communication works. You establish contact in hopes that a dyadic conversation begins. Except … Continue reading At the Mountains of Man-Ass Part V: That Isn’t Really Jason
In a hurry today, and math is a low research area for me, so…. Name either of the two mathematicians (one German, one English) generally credited with discovering calculus. The mathematical structure shown below is named for what 17th century … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Math
Welcome back to Franchise Festival, where we explore and discuss noteworthy franchises from the last several decades of gaming history. Older entries can be found here. This week we’ll be building a relationship with Harvest Moon/Story of Seasons. Note that all … Continue reading Franchise Festival #13 Harvest Moon
Guys, we have a Spy. There is someone Spying on us right now. That Disqus thing you had to click through in order to comment today? Just trying to root out the Spy. I have acquired a top secret photograph … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Has A Spy
It’s Friday! My wordpress credentials still work! And there’s new music, I think. I mean I see a list of new music, but, well anyway – looks like it’s CHVRCHES, Jenny Hval and Peach Kelli Pop (I think) for me. Here’s a … Continue reading Friday New Music 5/25
Heya AvoGamers! I apologize for the short notice, but we want to record the next episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast this Sunday, the 27th of May, and we’d love to have you contribute. The time at which we record will … Continue reading AVoCADo GamesCast-ing Call #36