I’ve been binging Todd in the Shadows’ One Hit Wonderland series lately and I’ve come across a bunch of insane songs thanks to it. The most insane is easily Fire by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. It’s a … Continue reading Scott OT #155: The Night Thread Brings You… Fire! (12/18)
The countdown to Detective Comics #1000 and the Caped Crusader’s Eightieth Anniversary begins Wednesday 12/12/18 with the release of Detective Comics #994 by the dynamic duo of Peter J Tomasi and Doug Mahnke. Part 1 Mythology Raze This issue begins … Continue reading Comic Book Review – Detective Comics #994
Hello! One of our hallowed Avocado denizens, a certain José Peterson, has mentioned that he’ll be coming to St. Louis for a convention from Wednesday, February 20th – Saturday, February 23rd, 2019. There’s talk of rolling out the red carpet … Continue reading Meet Me in St. Louis!
Jeopardy! recap for Tue., Dec. 17 – Here are today’s contestants: – Anne, a flight attendant from Texas, got thrown off of a safari; – Conor, a museum curator from South Dakota, caught an alligator instead of a fish; and … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Tue., Dec. 18
A place for “serious” discussions. Continue reading “In All Seriousness” Thread — 12/18/2018
Editor’s Note: Feel free to post as big or as small of a list as you would like below but please keep your lists contained to these posts and do not open up your own or fill up the OT … Continue reading The Pits: Best in Film 2018
Penny Marshall appreciation post! She passed yesterday at the age of 75. She directed a host of movies, of which she was probably best known for Big and A League of Their Own. (You may also remember her as Laverne … Continue reading Movie Discussion 12/18/2018
Greetings, Avocadoans! It’s time once again for The Avocado’s weekly discussion of LGBTQQIA+ issues! Rules for this discussion: All are welcome! However, please be respectful that this discussion is specifically about issues and topics related to lesbian, gay, bi- or … Continue reading Weekly LGBT+ Discussion
This started in today’s open thread; Dikachu suggested I break it out into its own discussion. List your favorite song from each decade, for as far back as you want to go. Here’s my list; I’ll admit upfront to favoring … Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Song from Each Decade?
In Love Actually/Hate Actually, Great Boos Up discusses each story in the movie and puts it on trial in an attempt to grapple with his enjoyment of the movie versus his own acknowledgement of its problems. The Defendants: Billy Mack … Continue reading Love Actually/Hate Actually #7: Billy Mack/Joe
Today is Jason Mantzoukas’s 46th birthday! You may know him from co-hosting the podcast How Did This Get Made?, his numerous appearances on Comedy Bang! Bang!, or his characters on shows like The League, Brooklyn 99, and The Good Place. … Continue reading Jason Mantzoukas Day Thread
With 2018 coming to a close and Christmas just around the corner, most game companies have taken the next few weeks off, well, except people releasing games for the Switch. There are something like 40 games coming out in the … Continue reading New Game Releases: 2018 Buyer’s Guide – Part 1
Welcome to my weekly discussion of the animated films of the Walt Disney Studio. I’m proceeding mostly chronologically. The title comes from a quote from Walt, “I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business … Continue reading Building Entertainment: The Animated Films of the Walt Disney Studio. Zootopia.
This is the space for our members to discuss and share their creative projects, ranging from written works to drawings, photography, and even craft projects such as knitting and woodworking. Self promotion is welcome (websites where we can view and/or … Continue reading The Creative Endeavors Thread Hits The Streets
We started this little endeavor with 128 songs, and now we’ve finally arrived at the Final Four. One song from each division remains, and if you’ve been paying attention, it should come as no surprise that three of them went … Continue reading Christmas Song Tournament–Round 6: Final Four
So I had seen that Mick Mulvaney accepted the job of White House Chief of Staff, and I remembered wondering who would be taking over the current job he had. Only last night did I find out that the answer … Continue reading The Tuesday Politics Thread Wears Many Hats
Ebony Scrooge had finished her shift at Starbucks and was about to drive to charity event. She hated these things, but since becoming a barista, she was a bit less picky about the gigs she took. If singing at this … Continue reading Werewolf 79: The War on Xmas – Day 3
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! I’m going to take a break next week for Christmas (though I won’t object if someone else wants to throw something up). This week’s discussion question: History you’ve learned in 2018. It can be … Continue reading The Holiday History Thread!