Tonight’s silent horror movie is Georges Melies’ horror short The Infernal Cauldron. It’s about a pair of green-skinned demons (one of whom is played by Melies himself) who throw people into a boiling cauldron and turn them into ghosts, I … Continue reading Scott #136: The Night Thread Is Thrown in the Infernal Cauldron (10/12)
Last time on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Rebecca went on trial for murder(?) and went to jail?! Oh no! How long do you think her sentence will last? Will there be another time jump? And how many allusions to Chicago will we … Continue reading Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 4 Episode 1
Buenos dias! Everything is whatever. You seem to be doing quite well at finding demons. Good job! Unfortunately, the demons are also doing quite well at finding you. Three of you will not be joining us today, which is not … Continue reading Werewolves 73 — The Medium Place — Day Five
Fortean Times is a British paranormal magazine named for the American author Charles Fort, who was one of the first popular writers on the subject of anomalous phenomena, more commonly known as the paranormal or “the unexplained” (but anomalous phenomena just … Continue reading Let’s Read Fortean Times, June/July 2001!
1- Post a SFW Gif 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit! 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
Every couple of months we put these up so newbies and oldbies alike can temporarily emerge from behind the mask of memes and give us all an idea of who they are. Some ideas, if you don’t know where to … Continue reading Introduce Yourself!
Welcome to Giftmas! By the end of the day (10/12), you should know who you’re getting a gift for this year, and an idea of when it should be shipped by (depending on where it’s going). Which means it’s on … Continue reading Gift Brainstorming!
Hey, all; Happy Friday- So, by the time this goes up, I will likely be in sunny Nevada: seeing the sights, taking in a show, having my fingers smashed by a pit boss, the usual Vegas routine. But … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 10/12/2018: Viva Lost Wages!
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: Beetlejuice
Martha: Hello, I’m Martha. I love Grease 2. That’s pretty easy. I’ll defend this as being superior to the first Grease. Sure, we all remember the original Grease and its place in musical history cannot be contested, but, does that … Continue reading Grease 2 Cross Chat
Hello, and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Shuffle Thread! It feels like we’ve been shuffling in the weekly shuffle thread for forever… which is a good thing, because today our theme is songs with the word FOREVER in … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is FOREVER!
Well it’s come to this. An extraterrestrial showdown between the most existentially galling aliens the cinema has ever dreamed up. In this final bout, chose wisely, because there is nothing left after this. Will it be: Or: Vote below. Continue reading Horror Movie Tournament: Finals
Things are shitty all over, so maybe we can cheer each other up by sharing some good news. This doesn’t have to be good news about your own life, just something that shows that the world isn’t a complete garbage … Continue reading Good News, Everyone!
Recently reread Animal Farm with my friends at work and I’m taking a brief pause on the horror themed OTs to remember the Battle of the Cowshed. An excerpt from Animal Farm follows – “At last, in early October, a … Continue reading Remember the Battle of the Cowshed Day Thread
Welcome to another edition 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 #19
10/11/2018 – Claire Denis: Trouble Every Day (2001) Directed by Claire Denis The jump from 1982’s The Slumber Party Massacre to 2001 may seem severe, but the situation is not as dire as it looks. In fact, it almost reflects positively on … Continue reading Month of Horror 2018: A/S/L – Claire Denis: Trouble Every Day
Welcome back to Franchise Festival, where we explore and discuss the history of noteworthy video game series from the last four decades. Older entries can be found here. This entry marks the second week in 2018’s month of horror game coverage. … Continue reading Franchise Festival #33: Resident Evil
Good morning everyone, and Happy Friday! As usual with Fridays, I’m expecting someone to get fired. We know it won’t be John Kelly, because Trump doesn’t know how to fire him, apparently. I wish I had that kind of job … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Can’t Wait ‘Til November