Last night I fell in love with Joe Pera Talks With You, an Adult-Swim-meets-PBS show about a middle school choir teacher who finds the little things in life pleasurable. Joe attempts to talk to you, the viewer, about things that … Continue reading Joe Pera Talks With the Night Thread (7/8)
I did not even realize that we could do this. Apologies to Liz156 for taking your thing this week. Am I supposed to type up something for the header or just Continue reading Comment of the Week on a Sunday or Monday if you are on the Other Hemisphere
Part of the fun of this series is tracking the evolution of the show, and this deftly combines two things we’ve already discussed: the occasional forays into riff-heavy plotting, and the development of the town of Springfield. This episode finds … Continue reading The Simpsons, Season Four, Episode Twenty-One, “Marge In Chains”
Everyone sleeps soundly with the threat of communists gone. Everyone except for one person… The Friendly Average American Man sneaks through the prison, determined to find and catch the real criminal. Maybe then he can go home and have some … Continue reading Werewolves 65: McCarthyism – Day 4
Warning: This article contains huge spoilers for Steven Universe up to and including the most recent episode, “Reunited.” For me, villains are usually the best part of a story. At best, they’re an essential part of the story’s conflict; at … Continue reading Conflicted Diamonds: How Steven Universe Made Its Villains Interesting (Part I)
Hey everyone, Beasterly here. Walter the Farting Dog asked me to post the Sunday Food Thread this week, so I thought I would start by showing off this sandwich I made this week with some leftover turkey. Not bad, huh? … Continue reading Sunday Food Thread! July 8th!
Good morning and welcome to my first Day Thread of the Avocado Era! I like the Night Thread because there is no pressure in the darkness of twilight. Here’s a flashback for all of you – 2 years to be … Continue reading The Time I Blundered the Day Thread
The Beatles’ eighth album, released June 1st, 1967, is their most famous and had the greatest musical impact of any of their records. In the famed Summer of Love of that year, everyone—EVERYONE—was listening to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club … Continue reading Album Spotlight: The Beatles—Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band