Several quick updates about the figure skating landscape. 1] The ISU is still holding the Grand Prix series, except they’re just not holding most of the Grand Prix series, and also the Grand Prix series won’t count for placements, and … Continue reading The Axel: Oh, umm, I guess Skate America was held. When did that happen? Wow.
Aaaaaugh one whole day late. Well, I don’t have any time to really write anything, but I forgot to put up the discussion post for Skate America yesterday. This isn’t really meant to be anything more besides a space for … Continue reading The Axel: Skate America
Injuries and Worlds Silver and Winnie-the-Pooh oh my! It was quite a season for TCC’s Yuzuru Hanyu last year, following his cinching consecutive Olympic golds. But as Yuzu takes to the ice for his SP today at the Autumn Classic, … Continue reading The Axel: Monthly Figure Skating Roundup
The incident as we understand it thus far Eight locations across three cities in Sri Lanka have been struck. The attackers used a combination of suicide bombs and remote IEDs. The initial wave was composed of six attacks, three of … Continue reading Sri Lanka Attacks Discussion Space
Where do we go now? I won’t go into too much detail with this prompt. I had something on cultural appropriation planned, but that doesn’t seem right after yesterdays news. We’ll reserve that for next week. There’s much which is … Continue reading Color Outside The Lines #3 – Where Do We Go Now?
So it might seem that only two possibilities exist to explain why this thread hasn’t gone up yet: that I decided to stop running this thread, or that I had died. But reports of death are greatly exaggerated. What actually … Continue reading Color Outside The Lines #2: Reports of my Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Welcome to Color Outside The Lines, my new people of color safe space thread of unnecessarily verbose titling. Please see rules below: 1) We ask that only those who identify as people of color participate in this discussion. White Avocados, … Continue reading Color Outside The Lines #1
So it’s come to this at last (not really, it was only 100 pages – went by pretty quickly, actually). Here are your discussion questions. Please … disqus. Come on, y’all, you know this song and dance. Discussion Questions This … Continue reading The ABC – This Census Taker: Second Discussion
First things first: I have literally just walked back through my front door after a week of fieldwork just five minutes ago. This is the first time since what seems like forever that I’m near a hot shower, a bedroom … Continue reading The ABC – This Census-Taker: First Discussion
So, only two people have commented indicating interest in doing this round of the ABC. That’s on me – I don’t think that I advertised this very well. Assuming that nobody else has either heard that it’s starting or has … Continue reading The ABC – Delay
This is a temporary discussion thread. I’m posting the questions from the discussion prompt in the comments section. We will have a formal discussion on March 6th, but this page is available if you want to discuss as you read … Continue reading The ABC – This Census-Taker: Temp Discussion #1
Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. My apologies, fellow Avocado Book Club readers. Unfortunately, I’ve been very busy working on my thesis proposal. So, to address the concerns that a few of you have been allaying – no, … Continue reading The ABC – Yes, I’m Alive
Another Avocado Book Club, and once more it’s time for us to select something to read. Please for the love of God don’t make me pen discussion prompts for L’Étranger. Continue reading The ABC – Hostile Takeover Edition