Happy belated birthday to Gal Gadot, born on this day in 1985 … which is one year after the year in which the Wonder Woman sequel is set. Originally scheduled for release in June of this year, that has been … Continue reading The Gal Gadot Night Thread (April 30)
Vraiment, mes amis, but this week’s tale of murder is most bittersweet, as it marks the last time we will see Our Man Hastings for a very long while, series-wise. Fraser would return for a couple of episodes in the … Continue reading Poirot (Classic): S08E02 “Murder in Mesopotamia”
Date and Time: Unknown Willow isn’t the only one missing from your group. One of the other children — the manor seems to prey on innocence — is also gone. Nanami Tsukino (Grump) is dead. She was an Ordinary Guest … Continue reading WW121: The Haunting of Lupine Manor—Chapter 8
Greetings citizens! Much was afoot in the elite eight – A League of Their Own kicked The Sandlot out of the pool by a 62-18 margin. Rocky treated The Karate Kid like a side of beef 55-18 The underdog slobs … Continue reading The Avocado’s Favourite Sports Movie – FINAL FOUR
FOX Ultimate Tag Each week, competitors – who are everyday citizens and not professional athletes – must vault, dodge, tumble and dive over various epic, three-dimensional moving courses, all for one simple goal: don’t get caught. As competitors progress, they … Continue reading May TV Preview – Network and Cable (I’m Going To Watch All of Ultimate Tag, Aren’t I?)
Instructions! Ask questions about anything that might require a bit of thought or research. The OTs and PTs fly by so quick not many eyeballs might catch your query. Put them here and they last all week. Check back to … Continue reading Avocado Reference Desk – 54
The Sound of Her Voice: The A-Story: The Defiant receives a distress call from a Starfleet captain trapped on a remote planet. The crew rushes to save her before it’s too late. There are seeds of a good story here, … Continue reading You Talking Trek to Me?
A subject I’m trying to fill in some gaps on. Probably going to be a tough one. What prolific Japanese polymath who wrote The Temple of the Golden Pavilion died by seppuku in 1970 after a failed coup attempt aimed … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: World Literature
Introducing today’s contestants: Jesse, a public policy director from New York, finally learned to ride a bike; Kevin, an attorney from Illinois, sings with a very special choir; Sarah, a writer-mom from Texas, has a possibly haunted nutcracker collection. Sarah … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Apr. 30
It’s round 1 of the playoffs! 651 songs have qualified, with the top 373 earning byes to the next round (if you’re wondering, that’s every group champion plus the top 21 wild cards). The remaining 278 will square off. Each … Continue reading Best Video Game Song Tournament, 1996-2000: Playoffs, Round 1 (Part 6 of 9)
In Which the Pink Puffball is Up to Tee One of the reasons Nintendo has been able to succeed for so long in the ever shifting industry called video games is a surprising amount of flexibility when it comes to … Continue reading Weird, Overlooked, Wonderful 07: Kirby’s Dream Course
The year: 1996, the time for a teenaged Snail to take his first steps into the world of music. Was I one of the cool kids who were undoubtedly memorizing Morrisey lyrics or poring over the tracklisting on old Joy … Continue reading The K Day Thread (April 30)
Thor’s Day at the Strip Club Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Thur 4/30/2020)
A chance to just go all-pictorial here! What’s your favorite comic book cover and why? I honestly can’t choose which Omega Men cover is as I want all of them in full-sized posters so I can put them up throughout my … Continue reading 30 Day Comic Book Challenge Day 14: Your Favorite Comic Book Cover
Welcome to the weekly TV thread! As I’ve long said going back to the earliest days online doing this, one cannot live on anime alone. And compared to twenty years ago, there’s so much more content out there now and … Continue reading Couch Avocados: TV Discussion Thread
“Space, The final Frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. It’s five-year mission: To explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before!” Arena Season 1, … Continue reading Star Trek: TOS The Best Episodes
Happy Thursday, folks! What games are you playing and what do you think of them? As a bonus prompt, tell us about your favorite 2D/2.5D platformer! Be sure to check out Marteani’s Late to the Party article on Bayonetta and … Continue reading Weekly Games Thread #2 is 2D
Let’s discuss any and all music here. Got a new artist who’s rocking your boat that you want to talk about? Post a video! Found out about that unearthed Coltrane album that has the jazz freak in you losing your … Continue reading The Weekly Music Thread’s Got You Covered…Again!
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 / X Wrong Answers Quiz Note: In this … Continue reading Triviacados: Thursday, April 30, 2020
Morning Politocadoes! It’s been a challenging beginning of the year, to say the least. Between an economy plummeting, a plague not being taken seriously, and the country constantly on the precipice of another war, it’s hard not to think ‘oh … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Leaks WHO?