Like all good and decent people, I’ll be a couple of hours abed by the time this goes live. Ya’ll Night Threaders are a bunch of freaks. Or in Europe, Asia, or an ANZAC nation, which puts you in freaky … Continue reading The Night Thread of a Good Night’s Sleep
It’s a little contradictory to do a “memorial” for an artist who famously didn’t look back on his own past work. By most accounts, he didn’t read his old superhero comics and threw out art once it was published, but … Continue reading Steve Ditko. November 2 1927-June 29 2018
THEY‘RE FRICKIN MARRIED!!!!!!! As I’ve spent the entire week harping on, this is an historic event. Never before in the history of television has a same-sex wedding been shown in what is, ultimately, a kids’ show. Nowhere in the world, to my … Continue reading Steven Universe Season 5 Episode 23/24: Reunited
Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jul. 6 – Today’s contestants are: – Lauren, a writer from Illinois, has a website about royal jewelry; – Beth, a social studies teacher from Wisconsin, got her 14th anniversary dinner from a Shakespearean vending machine; … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Jul. 6
Jet Li has been one of the premiere Kung Fu Film Stars for decades. He played the legendary Wong Fei Hong in the Once Upon a Time in China series and he was a principle player in the Expendables movies…well, at least the first … Continue reading WTF ASIA 12: Ocean Heaven (2010)
Better Homes and Gardens was founded in 1922 as Fruit, Garden, and Home by Woodrow Wilson’s former Secretary of Agriculture, magazine mogul Edwin Thomas Meredith. The first editor was the author Chesla C. Sherlock, who guided the magazine through the transition … Continue reading Let’s Read Better Homes and Gardens, February 1929!
Happy Friday, all – So, the job rate’s apparently going up, but that in-turn is offset by the fact that employers are still gun shy about increasing wages; particularly in light of our expected Trade War with China. More young … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 7/6/2018
This is the final part in a series. You can read the previous entries here. Author’s note: When I began this series, it was with a few things in mind. First, to rewrite a story that, to me, was flawed … Continue reading At the Mountains of Man-Ass Part VI: Tonight We Die But Tomorrow… Still Dead.
There’s not much to say here. The two that I liked the best went head to head in the final, and one of them won. I had hoped for a tie, but here it is: Your Best Sports Logo! Continue reading Sports Logo Tournament – Results
Hello, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread! Today we’re feeling better, and so that’s our theme for today! You better share any of your favorite songs with the word BETTER in the title of them, or if you’re feeling … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is BETTER Than Ever!
Post what you think are the 5, 10, 20, or however many best songs by a given band or artist. Continue reading Best Songs by an Artist
Feel free to talk about any of the days entertainment news but here’s some stories to get you started.
Welcome to week 7 of The Escritoire! This is a space for Avocado members to submit in-progress writing for feedback. We’re here to read your stories, smut, weird essays, love letters, or anything else you want to improve. The rules … Continue reading The Escritoire Week 7
After 19 months and 3 days of freeform follicular frenzy, I looked like: Two days later, I looked like: You’d think I would focus more on having a smartphone for a face than on the length of … Continue reading The Day Thread of Hair Today
I’m making an effort to write up recaps of our D&D group’s adventures every week. This is also a good place for folks to talk about anything D&D or other tabletop RPG-related stuff. For those that are interested, here’s what … Continue reading AvocaD&D: Campaign Journal
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 hunting down the most interesting details about the Far Cry series. With … Continue reading Franchise Festival #19: Far Cry
It’s Friday and it sure looks like a catch up week. But, here’s what there is anyway (taken as usual from Consequence of Sound): — 77:78 – Jellies — The Bamboos – Night Time People — Bjørn Torske – Byen — BODEGA – Endless Scroll — Book of J – Book of J — Cam Maclean – Wait … Continue reading Friday New Music 7/6
Good morning everyone, and Happy Friday! Can I be happy that that barrel of sentient corruption Scott Pruitt is out of here, and still Sad! that some other incompetent boob will shuffle in to fill his place? Eh, I’m going … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Cares About The Environment