Day: January 11, 2021
State of the Site Town Hall
So this is pretty much just me trying to get some site feedback. Other mods are aware and all but just thought we could kinda chat about some stuff, mostly Site (WordPress and Disqus) related and less things like warnings … Continue reading State of the Site Town Hall
Politics Thread 2: The Return!
Really good header here:https://the-avocado.org/2021/01/11/how-to-lose-friends-and-piss-off-congress-a-monday-polotics-thread/ But comments messed up so new PT time. Continue reading Politics Thread 2: The Return!
Let’s Read Old Menus, Featuring Xochitl, New York City, 1959!
Hello, everyone and welcome to Let’s Read An Old Menu! After just over a year (and what a fucking nightmare of a year it’s been,) I’m back to look at restaurant, hotel kitchen, and lunch counter menus from the 19th … Continue reading Let’s Read Old Menus, Featuring Xochitl, New York City, 1959!
Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Jan. 11 – hosting debut of Ken Jennings
Here are today’s contestants: Julia, a lawyer, suggests her profession sings about as well as it acts; Tanay, a business operations associate, gave a thesis as an anniversary present; and Jim, an assistant professor of English education, had problems with … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Jan. 11 – hosting debut of Ken Jennings
LGBT Movies: The Object of My Affection (1998)
In the late 90’s media celebrated the bond between straight women and gay men. Will and Grace and My Best Friend’s Wedding were smash hits. Less remembered, but still profitable, was a film called The Object of My Affection. Wendy … Continue reading LGBT Movies: The Object of My Affection (1998)
Weekly Games Thread Swings Each Hit to Peter Gabriel
Hammers, mallets, and gavels, oh my! Continue reading Weekly Games Thread Swings Each Hit to Peter Gabriel
Recipe Exchange: Shellfish
Welcome to the new year! As your resident food obsessive, I look forward to reading about and experimenting with all of the recipes and dishes you all bring to the group for 2021, and we’re kicking the year off with … Continue reading Recipe Exchange: Shellfish
The Wonders I’ve Seen: 1×13, “Rhapsody in Blue”
“So how does the pious Zhaan coexist with all that rage?” “Rhapsody in Blue” is a love story. It’s several other things besides—a Zhaan character study, a mild psychological thriller, a vehicle for establishing some more backstory for John—but the … Continue reading The Wonders I’ve Seen: 1×13, “Rhapsody in Blue”
Best Video Game Song Tournament, 2005-2008: Group 1
It’s time for group play! We have 1,358 songs this time; we’re trying out 24-song groups this time, so we have 56 groups of 24, plus a 57th of 14. For the group stage, vote for as many songs as … Continue reading Best Video Game Song Tournament, 2005-2008: Group 1
The Day Thread Carcinizates
There is only one, final shape. And it is Crab. Continue reading The Day Thread Carcinizates
Albums By The Year: 1980
Welcome back to this special retrospective music-posting feature. The gimmick is simple — each week, you post your favorite 25 (or whatever) albums of a given year. We are now moving backwards until we run out of either albums or … Continue reading Albums By The Year: 1980
The Comic Strip Club (Mon 1/11/2021)
30 Day Music Challenge Day 11: The Best 1980s Song
While I started to cut my teeth on the world of music in the 70s as a pre-teen and pre-tween, it was the 80s where I found myself truly being exposed to a lot of different things. The decade is … Continue reading 30 Day Music Challenge Day 11: The Best 1980s Song
Triviacados: Monday, January 11, 2021
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 your results … Continue reading Triviacados: Monday, January 11, 2021
Late to the Party: ActRaiser (1990)
Title: ActRaiser Original Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Original Release Date(s): December 16, 1990 (JP) / November 1991 (NA) / March 18, 1993 (EU) ActRaiser is an early SNES title developed by Quintet and published worldwide by Enix between … Continue reading Late to the Party: ActRaiser (1990)
How to Lose Friends and Piss Off Congress: a Monday Polotics Thread
Trump’s demoralized staff count down the final days President Donald Trump has lost the support of many former loyalists in his administration after a riot at the U.S. Capitol that he helped provoke, and his White House is in “meltdown” … Continue reading How to Lose Friends and Piss Off Congress: a Monday Polotics Thread
Game News Roundup: December 2020
Welcome back to your monthly report of game news compiled as much as possible into one convenient ad-free place, so you don’t have to worry about the pesky cracks that some info tends to fall through at most major publications! … Continue reading Game News Roundup: December 2020
What Did You Do This Weekend?
Madrid, Spain had their most significant snowfall in 50 years this weekend. Winter has arrived. What did you do this weekend? Continue reading What Did You Do This Weekend?
The unique storytelling style of an episode of Bless the Harts (SPOILERS)
All images used in this article are from FOXFLASH, Fox’s press release site. Bless the Harts ©2020 by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Fox Media LLC. They are used with their permission, as they are publicity images. I’ve been pretty bored … Continue reading The unique storytelling style of an episode of Bless the Harts (SPOILERS)
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