Tonight’s thread is dedicated to LGBT artist Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (1830-1908), an important figure in American visual art during the 19th century. Hosmer is considered to have been the first American, female professional sculptor, and she achieved both fame and … Continue reading The Harriet Hosmer Night Thread
Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jun. 15 – Introducing today’s contestants: – Jon, a bartender from California, who did a lip-sync to “I Lost on Jeopardy!” in a fifth-grade talent show; – Deirdre, and attorney and editor from Washington state, whose … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jun. 15
The internet tells me today is National Lobster Day! Did you get trap some good comments this week? Let’s get our claws into them? Get posting kids! Continue reading Comment of the Week Lobster Edition
1- Post a SFW GIF 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit Continue reading Identify This GIF
I may not know much about India, but I know that quite a lot of it is hot. Yes, even hotter than the summer that is descending upon me. Sure, maybe not in the snowy mountains, but elsewhere. And air … Continue reading WTF ASIA 9: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Young and Modern, or YM, was one of the longest running magazines in the teenage girl market. It definitley lacked the polished All American Girl appeal of Seventeen, and as it focused heavily on subjects like dating and dieting, it knew … Continue reading Let’s Read YM, April 1997!
We’ve had a lot of curiosity over the years about how being a mod here works and what mods see, so I thought I’d provide a little informational thread on mod basics and what we as mods do/see. Most of … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Leader Beans
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: Slow Cooker!
Happy Friday, all. Throwing this one up a little early, as I’m being being forced into a workplace seminar that will, sadly take up far, FAR more of the afternoon than anyone in my office would like. Actually, now that … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 6/15/2018
Hello, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread! If you were looking for a place to talk music and share what you’ve been shuffling, than look no further, because today our theme is songs with the word LOOKING in the … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is LOOKING For Music!
This is just a project I’ve been working on in my spare time, since I enjoy worldbuilding and I have something of a vision for how superhero stories could look outside of Marvel and DC’s paradigms. Here’s some information about … Continue reading Promethean Superhero Universe: Geography and History
Welcome! Let’s discuss 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. Continue reading “Entertainment News #7: AT&T-Time Warner Merger, Hardwick Allegations and more…”
This one is pretty simple: who has the best logo? To ensure some variety, we’ll be doing this in divisions for nominations: We’ll start with 64 randomly seeded from six pools of nominees, all from any league or national team. … Continue reading Best Sports Logos – Nominations
“Honey, where is my super suit?!?!” Continue reading Frozone Day Thread
Welcome to week 4 of The Escritoire! This is a space for Avocado members to submit in-progress writing for feedback. All writing is welcome, including fiction, nonfiction, fan fiction, Instagram comments, smut, emails to your boss, and really entertaining shopping … Continue reading The Escritoire Week 4
Fresh off possibly their best film in years and an increasingly rare original film at that, it was time for Pixar to return to the warm comfort zone of sequels to beloved properties. But this time it was different, for not only … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Incredibles 2
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 time we’ll be gathering details about Pikmin. With regard to sources, DidYouKnowGaming is … Continue reading Franchise Festival #16: Pikmin
Sorry for being AWOL recently. It’s been a weird week both trivia-wise and life-wise. Next week will also probably see only a couple postings. Here’s a round based on cats, but not really. The musical Cats is based on a … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Cats
Good morning everyone, and Happy Friday! Remember when the news wasn’t round the clock coverage of a demented idiot President? I don’t! You see, Trump-Time is like dog years. Even though it’s only been less than a year and a … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Gets Indicted
Well that was certainly an opening game, God Saudi Arabia was way way worse than predicted. Their defense was slow and out of position and seemed like had only heard about football but never played it. Russia, as is tradition … Continue reading World Cup Russia 2018: Day 2, the Spanish-Portuguese War Resumes