On October 1, 1998, the large midwestern town known as Raccoon City was destroyed by a thermobaric missile. This controversial decision was carried out by the president after the city was devastated by the Tyrant Virus (t-virus for short) for … Continue reading The Night Thread Gives a Belated Tribute to Raccoon City
“Dad’s Avocados” is the 13th episode of the 5th Season of the USAmerican television situation comedy Dad’s Casa. The episode is a comedy of errors involving alligators, lawyers, air duct companies, and avocados. Alligator pear is an obsolete term for an avocado. Plot Dad and Horatio are drinking beer in a bar. Horatio tells Dad about the Fruit of the Month Club that he joined. “It’s great. This month is avocados”, says Horatio. Dad says he’ll try it. Carmella and the kids were visiting her mother that weekend, so the next night, Dad stays up late watching an old movie … Continue reading Dad’s Casa S5E13 – Dad’s Avocados
Welcome to Giftmas! By the end of the day (10/11), 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!
Yahoo! Internet Life, a magazine that often reads a lot like an annotated map to a much smaller (and yet somehow bigger) Internet in a time that never was, ran from 1995 to 2002. As the Internet search engine pioneer … Continue reading Let’s Read Yahoo! Internet Life, February 2001!
GIFs, GIFs falling like Autumn leaves in here. 1- Post a SFW (or spoilered) gif. 2- Identify the source 3- ??? 4- Profit!! Continue reading Identify This Gif
October (or rather, the fall) is one of my favorite times to visit theme parks. During September at Disneyland (my favorite park) crowds are relatively low — at least compared to the summer and Christmas rushes it’s situated between — … Continue reading The Monthly Theme Park Thread is Getting Spooky
The box office gets pretty kooky with three newcomers, even if none of them will end up beating Joker during its second weekend. Continue reading Box Office Oracle — 10/11/2019-10/13/2019
Introducing today’s contestants: – Lindsey, a school administrator from British Columbia, whose first date with her husband was a trivia all-nighter; – Susan, a bookseller from Vermont, found a sister she didn’t know she had; and – Geoff, a musician-programmer … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Fri., Oct. 11
Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Shuffle Thread, your favorite place to show off your shuffle! Last week we talked about Angel songs, so it seems fitting to make today about our old friend the DEVIL! Share … Continue reading The DEVIL is in the Shuffle Thread!
Hey, all; Happy Friday – Another week, another 40 people in and out of my office. I’ve been seeing people basically up until quitting time since Monday. I’ve written so many reports, I think I may be starting … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 10/11/2019 – Open Table
It’s here. El Camino, where we find out what happened to Jesse Pinkman after the events of Breaking Bad. Spoil away! Continue reading Spoil Sports – El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Hello, ‘cados, and welcome to The Green Thread! This thread is for those of us who are looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprints (while recognizing that what we really need is broad systemic change) to discuss things we’re … Continue reading The Green Thread
The cult classic sci/fi horror comedy from the mind of the Chiodo Brothers – Killer Klowns From Outer Space – gets the spotlight in today’s Day Thread. If you are still looking for movies to watch during the 31 days of … Continue reading Killer Klowns from Outer Space Day Thread (10/11)
Leaf Blower Friday Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Fri 10/11/2019)
Welcome to a series that I am continuing. I am going to go through Neil Gaiman’s now-classic series The Sandman Issue # 50 Title: Ramadan Artist: P. Craig Russell Collected in: Fables and Reflections Plot: Caliph Haroun Al Raschid, King … Continue reading Comic Book Canon: The Sandman. Issues 50-53
Welcome back to Franchise Festival, where we explore and discuss noteworthy video game series from the last four decades. Older entries can be found here. This week we’ll be exploring all three dimensions of Castlevania‘s latter-day home console entries (and one portable … Continue reading Franchise Festival #71: Castlevania (3D)
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, October 11, 2019
Good morning everyone and Happy Friday! I hope at least some of you are ready to enjoy a 3 Day weekend stemming from an old, out of touch holiday I forget even exists until someone reminds me I “have Monday … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread is Overwhelmed
So, you’re a fan of Judy Garland? You watched her suffer in Judy (2019) and you raced through her career in Me and My Shadows (2001). Now tell me… have you seen Rainbow? NBC aired the television special on November … Continue reading Movie Review: Rainbow (1978)
When the credits came up on Gerald’s Game and showed that it was based on a story by Stephen King, I went, “Oh, that makes sense.” The entire movie finally came together for me. The flashbacks to a broken childhood … Continue reading Review: Gerald’s Game (2017)
For years I’ve wanted a remake or retelling of the “Clan of the Fiery Cross” serial from the Adventures of Superman radio show. In several ways I consider it a kind of ideal Superman story, so seeing it redone as … Continue reading Superman: The Clan of the Fiery Cross