The Avocado


A list of archived tags and topics from days gone by:

Asexuality Thread – Regular thread about the lack of sexual attraction to others, or low or absent interest in or desire for sexual activity

At the Mountains of Man-Ass – An original serialized story by Jimy Coma

Avocado City – Animated series about the zany adventures of the Avocado avatars from the olden days.

Avocado Reference Desk – Got a question about a certain bit of pop culture, maybe a half remembered movie that Google can’t find for you? Let The Avocado help you pry that tantalizing piece of un-knowledge from your brain

Awash In The Stream – Hidden gems and secret flops sent straight to streaming services

The Axel – Thread devoted to figure skating and not characters from Beverly Hills Cop

Bagel Over the White House – Political movies and their impact

Before Capes Were Cool – Superhero movies before they were everywhere

The Black Mosquito – The Astounding Birth, Impressive Career, Shocking Death, and Amazing Turning-Out-To-Have-Been-Alive-The-Whole-Timefulness of the Legendary Adventurer Known Only as the Black Mosquito, Who Is Both the Greatest Thief of All Time and Also a Staggeringly Beautiful Lady and Is Also Me: a True Story

BnB Shame – Movies you’d have to hide if your house was rented out as a AirBnB

Both Sides Now – A discussion of films where the author discusses and reviews films that he participated in the making of

Box Office Oracle – Weekly box office predictions for all wide new releases

Cinemixology – A loosely defined series exploring drinking on film

Collectible Card Game Thread – Discussions of various collectible card games

Comment of the Week – A weekly thread highlighting the best in commenting in our humble community

The Contras – Opinions that run counter to general thoughts on the subject

Craftocado – A space for all things craft related

Double Features – Reviewing pairs of movies

Fashion Club – A weekly look at the world of fashion

Fitness – Regular thread about exercise and getting in shape

Flock & Tingle – A humorous look at NFL games and broadcasts

Gardening Thread – Thread for the discussion of gardening. (Now rolled into the Nature Thread)

Green Thread – A place to talk about environmentalism and conservation

How We Got Here – A regular Avocado feature chronicling how historical events shaped our current political and cultural climates. (Now rolled into the History Thread)

Let’s Talk – In depth discussions on a given topic

Long-Form Political Discussion – Weekly post for political discussion emphasizing longer posts with historical context, statistics, and fact-based evidence

Love Actually/Hate Actually – Was Love Actually actually good?

Made Overseas – Foreign movies worth a look

Marvelcado Comics – The fan fiction adventures as written by Avocado members who draft a team of Marvel superheroes, à la Fantasy Football and then write a year-long series of their adventures

Month of Horror – An annual horror marathon with at least one unseen horror movie a day for the entirety of October, each day on a different theme. (2014-2018 archives)

Movie Misery Corner – Watching movies we hate

Name That Band – Name the band by the lyrics while cheaters will be forced to sing endlessly listen to “(You’re) Having My Baby”

Netflix Garage – Netflix movies with confusing titles

No Context – Out of context comments posted to make you wonder

Pod People – A discussion of all things podcast related

Pop Culture Confessions – Admitting to things we do or don’t like in Pop Culture

The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow – Irregular feature where Megara Justice Machine pointlessly shares their opinions on pumpkin spice products

Radio Show Requests – Requests for a radio show hosted by Jaye Tyler

The Resistance Games – Expose the government spies with friends.

Secret Hitler Games – Expose Hitler with friends

Shipping – A weekly discussion about fan pairings of fictional characters

Shoeless Trivia – Pub trivia style series by Gaufqwi featuring a variety of subjects

Sobriety Thread – Essays by Scrappybilly that serve as a place to discuss sobriety and talk a little bit about where everyone else is at with it

Songs by the Letter – We work our way through the alphabet, allowing us all to give our top 25 songs starting with each letter

So You Think You Can Think – Word puzzles by Prestidigititis

Still Watching – Shows that you are still watching long after everyone else

TCM Underground – A look at TCM underground movies

Theme Park Thread – Monthly thread for discussing theme parks

Things That Are Not – Limited series examining paranormal/supernatural mysteries and myths that have been debunked or discredited over the years. (Now rolled into the History Thread)

This or That – Pick one or the other

This Week in Trek – A look at the past, present and future of Trek

Travelogia – The author shares some of their favourite travelogues

True Crime – A look at shows, podcasts and movies featuring True Crime aspects

Weekly Podcast Thread – Weekly feature exploring podcasts, new episodes, and good podcast finds

Weekly Who – Weekly thread on Doctor Who

What Has It Got In Its Pocketses – Weekly thread for sharing longreads