Sometimes, it’s hard to be a Spice Girl. You’ve got to sing and dance but under a goofy made up moniker like Ginger Spice, Baby Spice, or Mel C. I’m assuming that this is why they took on another alternate … Continue reading Giving You Everything This Night Thread 6/6
Mean Streets and Don’t Look Now dominate the nominations, but there’s a pretty wide variety of overlooked performances from 1973. As always, upvote as many choices as you think are deserving; the winners will receive a gold statue of Spike Lee, and … Continue reading 1973 Snubby Awards: The Voting
So the newest trailer for the sony animated film Into the Spiderverse dropped last night, and it’s amazing. Directed by Bob Persichetti, formerly of Disney and Dreamworks, Peter Ramsey, director of Rise of the Guardians and Rodney Rothman who has mainly been … Continue reading Spider-man Into the Spiderverse -animation breakdown.
Jeopardy! recap for Wed., Jun. 6 – Please welcome today’s contestants: – Sharron, an online ESL teacher from Texas, who gets up early for her students in China; – Michelle, a PhD candidate from Cambridge, MA, who builds tiny flying … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Wed., Jun. 6
We’ve all had them. Those moments in our lives when something doesn’t just go wrong, it goes sideways and then slathers goo all over our face and then it goes wrong. Awkward moments. Life’s rich embarrassments that push you ever … Continue reading Awkward Moments
Hello, and welcome to the first issue of The Superior Foes Friends of Spider-Man, presented by Marvelcado Comics! I wound up writing this as a full comic script, which means, yes, it’s almost laughably long. I apologize. Hopefully my writing is good … Continue reading THE SUPERIOR FRIENDS OF SPIDER-MAN #1
Here’s the place to talk about the comics you picked up this week, and anything else you might be reading! Don’t forget to step on over to the Comic Book Chat, hosted by the Spectacular MrSplendiferous! Continue reading Weekly Comics Thread 06-JUN-2018
Arrowverse Review Index Yes, folks, I am still alive. Between an insane work schedule and some computer problems, I had to skip a week of “This/Last Week In The Arrowverse”, and couldn’t get this one to you till Wednesday. There … Continue reading Last TWO Weeks In The Arrowverse: 05/21/2018 – 06/03/2018: “This House Is Bitchin’!”
So after doing their best to keep information for this on lockdown, Sony released a lot of information alongside this trailer. Let’s see what they have to say: “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Full Trailer Discussion
Welcome to the *CG thread, where we talk all manner of Card Games – Collectible, Trading, Living, and otherwise! Feel free to chat amongst yourselves about the card games you’re playing or anything card game-related that strikes your fancy. I … Continue reading The Collectible Card Game Thread – Re-Sourcing Resources – The Sequel!
Have at it, folks! Continue reading Tolerable Discussions 6.6.2018
Usually I use this space to spotlight a currently-airing anime series or comment on a current event in the world of Japanese pop culture that gets exported outside of Japan. But since I’m scheduling this post in advance, I thought … Continue reading Weekly Japanese Pop Culture Thread (June 6th, 2018) / Scene Spotlight: Japanese Math Rock
“Oh, ye gods, my header is ruined! But what if… I were to co-opt a dumbass meme and disguise it as my own original content? Oh ho ho, delightfully devilish, Promethea.” Promethea with her crazy explanations The Avocados gonna need … Continue reading I Hope You’re Prepared for an Unforgettable Day Thread!
In my past three reviews, I’ve now violated the three basic things you don’t talk about, politics, religion, and worst of all nerd properties. The religion at the center of today’s film is Judaism or more specifically, a branch of … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Disobedience (2018)
Sometimes we need to talk about some things. This is a phenomenally caring and kind group, and we do a pretty good job of looking out for each other. Welcome to the weekly mental health thread for Avocados. Feel free … Continue reading Mental Health Thread 6.6.2018
Such as they are. It was announced this week that Microsoft is acquiring what software development and version control platform that is widely used by the open source community? What European nation just saw its Prime Minister ousted following a … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Current Events
I can’t say for sure that I watched the 1981 NFC Championship live. But The Catch was certainly something that very quickly became part of my football awareness, same as did for everyone else. It was one of those moments … Continue reading Sports Corner – June 6
Welcome to the Book Nook! This is the weekly thread for Avocados to discuss books we’re currently reading, recommendations, genre, and serious literary criticism. This week’s recommended discussion: It’s only 6/6, but what are some of your favorite ”devil” books? … Continue reading The Book Nook
So The 100 is very much back on its tribal nonsense. I would have expected this to displease me, but I found myself really enjoying how things played out in this episode. Historically, I have found the show’s community-building, especially … Continue reading The 100 S5E06: “Exit Wounds” Review
It’s time for another asexuality thread. It hasn’t been quite a month, but I was kind of eager to do another one, so here we are. In the future I’ll shoot for the first Wednesday of each month unless there … Continue reading Asexuality Thread
Trump Party Sans Eagles where the only guess were paid participates was a bust. Feel free to peruse the articles highlighting how big a fail it was: 1. Trump’s ‘Celebration of America,’ sans Philadelphia Eagles, draws backlash https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-celebration-of-america-sans-philadelphia-eagles-draws-backlash/2018/06/05/4f8c978a-68d2-11e8-bf8c-f9ed2e672adf_story.html 2. Two … Continue reading This Wednesday Political Post It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To…