This week on THE EXPANSE, Holden gets caught in a deadly game of Cat and Mouse… Continue reading The Expanse S5E10: Nemesis Games
It’s the occasional education thread, where teachers, students, parents, and anyone else with a stake in education can share their thoughts. It seemed a good time to post this, as it’s been a while, and we’ve all had about half … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: What’s Going On?
Let’s start with the most important business: Delgado’s joke sucked. And not in a “dad joke” groaner kind of way. It’s just a bad joke and he should feel bad for wanting to tell it. There’s a way a joke … Continue reading The Expanse S5E09: Winnipesaukee
Like last time out, The Expanse this week centered on the story of Naomi Nagata. But instead of family-drama Naomi, we instead are treated to grease-monkey Naomi. And I like grease-monkey Naomi Nagata. In fact, the only Inaros action this … Continue reading The Expanse S5E08: Hard Vacuum
(The title is Lang Belta for “Goodbye,” by the way) Let us take a moment to thank the increased budget of the last two seasons for giving us the improved visual effects on display tonight. We’ve seen ship-to-ship combat on … Continue reading The Expanse S5E07: Oyedang
This episode was amazing. Just really, really good. That’s my review. The storylines were gripping, the action exciting and the character work compelling. I even didn’t mind so much the Naomi storyline, though the Expanse is coming kind of close … Continue reading The Expanse S5E06: Tribes
So to get things out of the way, the reason that eps 3 and 4 aren’t up yet is that I’ve had COVID stuff come up: I’ve watched the shows and have half written up Ep 3, but as those … Continue reading The Expanse S5E05: Down and Out
(If you missed my Episode 1 or have watched all three episodes already aired, I have linked at the end to the threads) So, as I was watching Amos’ return to Baltimore, I gotta say that a lot of what … Continue reading The Expanse S5E02: Churn
Hi everyone, and welcome to another season of my Expanse reviews! Last year, Amazon did me dirty by dropping all the episodes at once and guys… I’ve got a toddler. I can’t binge. This year though, I can do the … Continue reading The Expanse S5E01: Exodus
Greetings, Avacadoans once again! I’m happy to announce that this is the —LaaAAaaSSZZZZzzzzztt– Yes Doctor. Our experiment goes well. Subjects are willingly subjecting themselves to—-SSCCREEECH Oh, boy. Sorry about that. We must have gotten some interference from some sort … Continue reading RNC Night 4: So, it has come to pass
Do you need to watch this? No. But you can. Just… be careful. The levels of concentrated anger and thinly-veiled hate speech can numb one to such things. But go on and vent your spleens folks. Continue reading RNC Night 3: What rough beast, its hour come at last?
Dear Avocadoans: How do you feel about yourself? That bad, huh? Then have I got a thread for you! Here is tonight’s dedicated thread for the Republican National Convention! Hooray! … Question mark? Continue reading RNC Night 2: Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch’intrate.
Here we are, approaching the beginning of the end. (That milestone I’ll put at the end of the Republican convention a week from today, but we’re getting close) Tonight we’re going to hear from some of Biden’s former rivals for … Continue reading DNC Night 4: [Insert “Joe” pun here]
Tonight: The acceptance speech of the first African-American woman on a major party ticket, who is simultaneously the first Asian-American of any gender on a major party ticket, and the first woman on a major party ticket who has never … Continue reading DNC Night 3: Everything’s Coming up Kamala
Step right up, get your tickets to the Greatest Show on Earth on Tuesday! That’s right! Tonight you’ll be able to see the Roll Call vote in… some fashion. Yes, that means that no longer do we have to deal … Continue reading DNC Night 2: Democratic Boogaloo
What are you doing? You’re going to subject yourselves to this again? Good Lord people… did you lose a bet or something? As usual, all PT thread rules apply, including not wishing death, dismemberment, disembowelment, decapitation, defenestration, refenestration, maiming, drowning, wounding, … Continue reading 7/27 COVID Briefing Discussion Thread
What are you doing? You’re going to subject yourselves to this again? Good Lord people… did you lose a bet or something? As usual, all PT thread rules apply, including not wishing death, dismemberment, disembowelment, decapitation, defenestration, refenestration, maiming, drowning, wounding, … Continue reading 7/23 COVID Briefing Discussion Thread
It’s that time again! Time for your informative, insightful, insane, innane, in-name only COVID Press Briefing!!!! As usual, all PT thread rules apply, including not wishing death, dismemberment, disembowelment, defenestration, refenestration, maiming, drowning, wounding, paper cuts, Black Lung, or other … Continue reading 7/22 COVID Briefing Discussion Thread
Are you a masochist? Can’t go long without listening to Donald Trump speak? Well use this thread for your discussions, and keep it out of the Political Thread! As usual, all PT thread rules apply, including not wishing death, dismemberment, … Continue reading COVID Briefing Discussion Thread
Hi everyone. Welcome to the occasional education thread! This is a space for anyone interested in discussing the topic of education (particularly K-12, but whatevs) in whatever parts of the world we hail from. Particularly, we’d like to give various … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: The Occasional Education Thread: Back to… oh Hell.
This is an experiment. We’ve got a place to talk about politics daily, and we’ve got the regular Mental Health threads. But once in a while someone suggests we try to just stick to good, happy stuff in the regular … Continue reading Super Monday Positive Politics (Positics?) Thread