It’s not her birthday or anything but I wanted to dedicate an Open Thread to her anyway. Cicely Tyson is a phenomenal actress who helped pave the way for black women in film, television and theater. She is known for Sounder … Continue reading CICELY TYSON NIGHT THREAD (9/14)
Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Sept. 14 – Today’s contestants are: – Andrew, a digital journalist from Ontario, whose son took him for a flight on his birthday; – Riley, a college admissions officer from Alabama, named for a short-term Arkansas … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Sept. 14
Cinefantastique ran from 1967 to 2007 in various incarnations, from humble beginnings as a mimeographed fanzine to a legitimate quarterly publication in 1970, then online in 2006, and as of 2007 it lives on as a cherished memory in the hearts … Continue reading Let’s Read Cinefantastique, April 1993!
🎵Ba de ya, giffing in September Ba de ya, see if you remember Where the GIFs are coming froooom🎶 (No responsibility is accepted by management for GIFs that are coming from inside the house) Continue reading Identify This Gif
WARNING: This is a Not Safe For Work (NSFW) discussion! If you are afraid of others seeing what’s on your screen, leave now and come back later! Greetings, Avocadoans! Welcome to the second LGBTQQIA+ discussion of the week, this one … Continue reading The LGBT+ Sex & Relationships Discussion
BOB SLYDELL: You see, what we’re actually trying to do here is, we’re trying to get a feel for how people spend their day at work… so, if you would, would you walk us through a typical day, for … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 9/14/2018
It’s time for another round of Muppet Casting, where we take a famous movie and ask, if Jim Henson’s Muppets made their own version of it (in the vein of The Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island), which Muppets … Continue reading Muppet Casting: Beauty and the Beast
Hello, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread, the place to be every Friday at 12 noon EST! We’ve all been using this thread to show off what we’re listening to, and we’re still at it! Which is appropriate for … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is STILL Shuffling!
Welcome, Avocados, to the second round of the BEST ALBUM COVER Tournament! Thanks to everyone for their votes in the first round! For the most part, the ones we all thought were going to do gangbusters did gangbusters, but there … Continue reading The Best Album Cover Tournament: Round of 32
(Art by Michael Phillippi) The Avocado awoke to begin the journey from the Day Thread’s tail to its head. The sun was setting when she arrived. Happy 9/14! Continue reading It’s the Autochthon Day Thread!
Welcome to week 17 of The Escritoire! This is a space for Avocado members to submit in-progress writing for feedback. We’re here to read your stories, slide decks, smut, weird essays, love letters, or anything else you want to improve. … Continue reading The Escritoire Week 17
Five questions for the calm before the storm. Insiders know that the invention of the popular hurricane cocktail is credited to what New Orleans tavern owner? What is the name of the 14th century Boccaccio work in which ten youths … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Hurricane Florence
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 gobbling up all there is to know about Kirby. Major sources include Nintendo … Continue reading Franchise Festival #29: Kirby
This is the semifinals for the Early Years generation of video games, covering pre-85 games including the Atari 2600, Intellivision, ColecoVision. Please vote for one game in each pairing. The most upvoted games will continue to the finals. The most … Continue reading Best Video Game Tournament – Early Years – Semifinals
Good morning everyone, and happy Friday! What wackiness awaits us on today’s edition of Firing Friday? Also, how does anyone actually like Andrew Cuomo enough to vote for him? The guy has the charisma of a worn catcher’s mitt. Be … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Resists
Thank you Friday, you can give me something new so I stop listening to Avril Lavigne for the rest of the day. Here’s a list of what’s out there, taken from Consequence of Sound (and edited for relevancy): — 6LACK – East Atlanta Love … Continue reading Friday New Music 9/14