Fiddlesticks, released on this day in 1930, was Ub Iwerks’ first cartoon after his departure from Walt Disney’s studio. It was groundbreaking as the first synchronized sound two-strip Technicolor cartoon, and featured the debut of Flip the Frog. Despite featuring … Continue reading Fiddlesticks to the August 16th Night Thread
The MarbleLympics are back, baby! And this time they have a new, less copyright-infringing name: the Marble League. If you’re just joining us for the first time, the Marble League is a series of “sporting” events where teams of marbles … Continue reading Marble League Showdown: Event #1 – Sand Rally
Hello, everyone and welcome to Let’s Read An Old Menu! This is another in a weekly series looking at restaurant, hotel kitchen, and lunch counter menus from the 19th and 20th centuries. Sometimes things will be familiar, sometimes they’ll be … Continue reading Let’s Read an Old Menu! Featuring: McDonald’s Through The Ages
I hope I’m not stepping on TheDivineMsRim’s toes by posting this, but it is back to school time and it has been nearly a year since we have done one of these. It’s ironic that I am the one who … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: Back to School 2019
Good boys. Sharks. Bruce Springsteen. It’s another crowded weekend at the box office! Continue reading Box Office Oracle — 08/16/2019–08/18/2019
Lover has virtually no Internet paper trail, so based on similar magazines like last week’s Petticoat it appears to be a short lived UK magazine targeted at women 18-24 that didn’t survive past the 70s. I broke my elbow last … Continue reading Let’s Read Lover, June 1971!
The Avocado GIF Exchange is back! Share your favorite (uncommon) GIFs that you don’t mind other people swiping and reposting! Such as… Or… GO!! Continue reading Avocado GIF Exchange
🎵Hot, in the city, identify the gifys tonight 🎶 as Billy Idol so wisely put it. 1- Post a SFW (or spoilered) gif 2- Identify the source 3-??? 4- Profit! Continue reading Identify This Gif
Back in the final days of 2016, the Avocado – then just a loose Disqus page – had an awards event for the worst films of the year. Since then, the Peely Awards have expanded beyond just film to celebrate … Continue reading From the Original Site: The 2016 Peely Awards
Hey, all; Happy Friday – So, if the header didn’t tip you off, today’s sub-topic is going to be about birthdays; both in-general, and because, frankly mine’s on Monday, and I wanted to figure out some way to … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 8/16/2019 – They Say It’s Your Birthday
We’ve had a couple of people request a new one of these, so here you go! To the members of our community who’ve joined us in the past few months, or those of you who are just checking things out, … Continue reading Introduce Yourself!
Hello everyone, and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Shuffle Thread, your favorite place to show off your shuffle! I hope you’re not sitting down, because today is all about music that makes you STAND! Share your favorite songs … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread Takes A STAND!
On this day in 1954 James Francis Cameron was born in Kapuskasing Ontario, Canada. After seeing Star Wars in 1977, he quit his job as a truck driver and decided to get into the movie-making business. With $20,000 from some … Continue reading The August 16th Day Thread is KING OF THE WORLD
The Strip Club celebrates Woodstock 50 Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Fri 8/16/2019)
Welcome to a series that I am continuing. I am going to go through Neil Gaiman’s now-classic series The Sandman Issue # 25 Title: Season of Mists: Chapter Four Artist: Matt Wagner & P. Craig Russell Collected in: Season … Continue reading Classic Comic Book Canon. The Sandman, issues 25-28
Happy Friday! Shura has a new album out today, her last one Nothing’s Real is one of my favorite pop albums from the last few years and I couldn’r be more excited for this one. I’ll probably also be checking out the … Continue reading Friday New Music 8/16
Can the first person here each day create a Results thread so it’s always first when sorted by Oldest? That will make it much easier to track results. Quiz Type: Forced Order Or visit the quiz here. Remember to post … Continue reading Triviacados: Friday, August 16, 2019
Good morning everyone, and Happy Friday! In an effort to not scare away people who dislike politics, I’d like to rename this thread “The Friday Thread of Civic Discussion”. Maybe we’ll even get some car enthusiasts to stumble in here … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Rebrands Itself