Heres the trailer for the Halloween (sequel? Remake? Reboot? Soft reboot? Fan fix?) from Blumhouse Continue reading Halloween (2018) Trailer Reaction
Can I have a taste of your ice cream? Can I lick the crumbs from your table? Can I interfere in your crisis? No, mind your own business NO! MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS! Continue reading Mind Your Own Night Thread
Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jun. 8 – Introducing today’s contestants: – John, an attorney from Illinois, who narrated a film about Mongolian contortionism; – David, a student from Massachusetts, who has a license to drill – bones, that is; and … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jun. 8
I know we’re all feeling down, for various reasons. I have to help my mom move out of my childhood home this weekend, and it’s going to be hard. But I have FUN FACTS that will sooth all of our … Continue reading Good News To Make You Feel Better
A moment; tender, between Cap and Peggy. It’s a friendly laugh, an intimate smile, exactly what one would expect. The moment ends, we find ourselves exiting the memories of Peggy Carter, reminiscing about a lost love in days long ago. … Continue reading Operation S.I.N Issue #1
The series finale for Sense8 has arrived. Discuss it below. Continue reading Sense8 Spoil Sports
The internet tells me today is World Oceans Day! Let’s dive deep into the Avocado Ocean and fish out (sustainably of course) the best, most notable comments from the week! Continue reading Comment of the Week Oceans Edition
China. Ancient land of mystery. The place that lends us money and takes away our manufacturing jobs. The place recently most certainly did not celebrate the 29th anniversary of…something…ahem ahem. The place where Winnie the Pooh and Peppa Pig are … Continue reading WTF ASIA 8: To Live (1994)
Okay, boys and girls at the group table; instead of a narrative this week, I thought I’d try something different. In the past, a few people on these threads have stated that they feel that they feel they’ve reached a … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 6/8/2018
Da-da-da-da–daa-daaaaaaaaa! In 1975, PBS hired former NBC correspondent Robert MacNeil to host a nightly half-hour news program in the mold of the other networks at the time. MacNeil and his soon partner Jim Lehrer had previously earned PBS Emmy awards … Continue reading Let’s Watch the MacNeil/Lehrer Report, March 6, 1978!
So you’re a person who has decided between the price of buying a decent used car or buying your own computer in 1993. You weigh your options and decide that you’re cool with still taking the bus for a while. … Continue reading Let’s Read Wired, September 1993!
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: Weird Foods!
MARVELCADO COMICS PRESENTS The Invaders #1 “Designed for Killing” BUCKY BARNES’ eyes blink open in a hotel room, with a fresh gash on his cheek. He looks around, and sees the room is completely trashed. The TV cracked, the floor … Continue reading THE INVADERS #1
Hello, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread! The good word is here, and it says that today’s theme is songs that have the word WORD in the title of them! Don’t say another word, and share any of your … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is Spreading the WORD!
Welcome to Entertainment News! This is the place for ongoing discussions about what’s going on in the world of entertainment. Here’s some recent news to get the discussion started but feel free to comment on any other entertainment stories you’ve come across.
Welcome to week 3 of The Escritoire! Last week we read stories about movie-star vampires, cyberpunk dystopias, and people connecting across time. I can’t wait to see what we get this week. The rules so far: *New this week*: The … Continue reading The Escritoire Week 3
On this day, in 1949, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was first published by Secker & Warburg. You decide whether this is a doubleplusgood or doubleplusungood thing to commemorate. Under the spreading chestnut tree, I sold you, and you sold me… Continue reading The Nineteen Eighty-Four Day Thread
I should do at least one of these during Pride month; maybe I’ll do more. Jughead Jones, comics most prominent asexual, has a younger sister with what deliciously ridiculous nickname? The (slightly redacted) lyrics below are taken from a what … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: LGBT+
Well after one great future set sci-fi action film, the world was indicating that the time was right for the other prominent future set sci-fi action film to be watched. While Upgrade had a bit of John Wick in the feel of the … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Hotel Artemis (2018)
The ability to upgrade our pathetic meat popsicle bodies has long been an important goal of science and consequently sci-fi has also sought to reflect this desire. I know it sure is one that is frequently on my mind as … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Upgrade (2018)
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 mega-busting on the go with the portable Mega Man series. … Continue reading Franchise Festival #15: Mega Man (Portable)