The Thaw (Short write up this week, looking forward to read what y’all thought) The A-Story: Jimmy McGill’s brother, Chuck, is a fear clown (aren’t they all? I kid, El Santo!) traps Kim and Torres in a computer program. Michael McKean … Continue reading You Talking Trek to Me?
Carbon Creek The A-Story: T’Pol tells Trip and Archer the story of the real first contact between humans and Vulcans, involving her ancestor. The twist? It’s in 1957 and not right after World War 3! (I had a lot of work … Continue reading You Talking Trek to Me?
Distant Origin The A-Story: DINOSAURS IN SPACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!. Boldly going where no dinosaur has gone before. Not safe for work dino shot: I’m currently rewatching Voyager, and it’s been so long since I’ve seen the show, I’m finding out that I … Continue reading You Talking Trek to Me?
Hide and Q: The A-Story: Q comes back to test the crew, this time giving Riker the greatest test of all; the powers of the Q. Riker gets Q powers. Riker immediately becomes an arrogant ass. Riker gives “gifts” that … Continue reading You Talking Trek to Me?
Over the past 15-20 years since the prequel trilogy ended, I’ve seen a lot of content on the internet devoted to how the Star Wars prequels could have been better. And in so many ways, the ideas I’ve seen were … Continue reading Make The Sequel Trilogy Better!
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?
Hello computer, are you talking Trek to me? So this is kind of the pre-return of a weekly Trek thread. We haven’t had one since Lilith’s fantastic series, and I wanted to bring back a weekly place we could talk … Continue reading You Talking Trek to Me?
Local idiot talks to people. Continue reading Covid-19 Press Briefing (4/13)
Talk about the Emmys here. This will be the place where we will all be flabbergasted by how Game of Thrones won somehow, and that once again The Good Place was denied. Also if Jared Harris doesn’t win I riot. Continue reading 71st Primetime Emmys Live Chat!
The mod team decided to add a few more mods! Why? Because we can! And also so that we can fulfill our goal of making everyone on the site a mod. But seriously, these awesome people are going to be … Continue reading Announcement: Please Welcome Our New Leader Beans!
Here you go, a place to discuss all of your globes of golditude. Continue reading Golden Globes 2019 Live Thread!
Hello Avocados. Today I wanted to celebrate two things. Eh, two things… The first is that today is the penultimate day of the year, so I wanted to celebrate a few of my favorite penultimate episodes of a season of … Continue reading The Penultimate Day Thread!
Emergency Night Thread! Emergency Night Thread! Here is a Heckin’ Chonker Cat in a box. Continue reading The Emergency Night Thread of the Goose Cat!
Today is the birthday of one Edward Louis Severson III, better known as Eddie Vedder, longtime front-man of Pearl Jam. Vedder’s rise to 1990s rock stardom began in 1990 when he joined a group made up of bassists Jeff Ament … Continue reading The Day Thread Gets Better with Eddie Vedder.
I wanted to do this day thread to celebrate and honor the Indigenous peoples of the Americas, and after reading Megara Justice Machine’s excellent write up about the Chaco Canyon Ruins: https://the-avocado.org/2018/11/21/chaco-canyon-ruins/, I’d thought I’d focus briefly on a similar … Continue reading The Thanksgiving/ Cahokia Day Thread
Celebrating the arrival of the Hero from Gallifrey. The Oncoming Storm. The Madwoman with a Box. Doctor Funk. The newest incarnation of Stormageddon: It’s about time. Continue reading The Night of the 13th Doctor Thread.
September 22 is Hobbit Day. As if you didn’t know! It’s actually the birthdays of both our halfling heroes, Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. Also it’s my first day thread, and I can think of no better tribute to The Avocado … Continue reading The Day Thread Celebrates Hobbit Day!