Today’s open thread is devoted to DK, formerly known as Dorling Kindersley. DK is a publisher of travel guides, how-to manuals, and general reference books on almost every subject imaginable. Dorling Kindersley began in the UK as a book-packaging company … Continue reading The Dorling Kindersley Visual Guide to the Day Thread
Hey everyone, so I know we have struggled with regular Frinkiac Challenges, but now that the new season is over I figured I’d do one I’ve been wanting to for a few months. You know the rules. Continue reading The Great Frinkiac Challenge is in the Good Place.
I don’t know how many of you are aware of this, but I fuckin’ love K.A. Applegate and Michael Grant’s Animorphs book series. I have since I was like six. They were my first YA lit and became a fixture of … Continue reading Animorphs: The Series (Season 1)
So guess what? I made it all the way to the airing of this episode, all the long long months, without hearing it before tonight. Stray observations Adam Muto was one of the boarders on this episode, along with Joe … Continue reading Steven Universe s5e28: “Escapism”
Oh dip, the hiatus is finally over for real! A lot has changed for so many of us since Legs originally aired on the CN app months ago, hasn’t it? We’ll all have some catching up to do, I’m sure, … Continue reading Steven Universe s5e25: “Familiar”
By December all of human history had collapsed into the present. However the science nerds had come up with an answer: As soon as one faction or the other was defeated, time would begin reasserting itself. They’d only better hope … Continue reading Werewolf 75: Mean Girls vs. Heathers Month 4
By November the entire 20th and 21st centuries had collapsed into a single schoolyear. But there was no time to worry about that, there were multiple wars on. One of those wars was between the Heathers and the Plastics, and … Continue reading Werewolf 75: Mean Girls vs. Heathers: Month 3
On October Third, they asked me what year it was. Nobody could tell. Over the intervening weeks, the 2010s, the 1970s, and the 1990s had merged in with the rest. Time continued to collapse. So had the 1810s. Mary Shelley … Continue reading Werewolves: Mean Girls vs. Heathers Month 2:
It was September at Northwest Shorerburg High, and somehow it was 1989 and 2004 at the same time. Six of the most popular girls in school were about to go to war. It was gonna be awesome. Factions and roles … Continue reading Werewolf 75: Mean Girls vs. Heathers (Month 1)
Oh no! Due to a curious anomaly in space-time, the 80s and the 2000s have merged into one. While Top Scientists work on restoring the natural flow of time, it’s up to us to take advantage of the situation and … Continue reading Werewolves 75: Mean Girls vs. Heathers
Good afternoon and happy Tuesday, Avocado! I’m your host LibraryLass, and this is the Frinkiac Challenge! You all know how this is played, right? Right! Please don’t make me type out the whole spiel. Anyway this week’s theme is the … Continue reading The Great Frinkiac Challenge Calls out “Norm!”
Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the Great Frinkiac Challenge! I’m your hostess, LibraryLass. The rules are simple: Go to frinkiac.com, morbotron.com, or masterofallscience.com and create a meme by juxtaposing a Simpsons, Futurama, or Rick and Morty screencap with a … Continue reading Frinkiac Challenge Time, Come on Grab Your Friends
Good afternoon and Happy Friday, everybody! I’m your host LibraryLass and this is the Frinkiac Challenge. I know we’ve been away a good long time, but at last we’re back, and hopefully will be on a fairly regular basis henceforth! … Continue reading In a Hole in the Ground, There Lived a Great Frinkiac Challenge
Good afternoon, everyone. I’m LibraryLass, filling in this week on Let’s Read an Old Magazine. Dragon Magazine (later just Dragon), along with its sister publication Dungeon, for many years formed the in-house arm of TSR, promoting not only D&D … Continue reading Let’s Read Dragon, April 2004
THEY‘RE FRICKIN MARRIED!!!!!!! As I’ve spent the entire week harping on, this is an historic event. Never before in the history of television has a same-sex wedding been shown in what is, ultimately, a kids’ show. Nowhere in the world, to my … Continue reading Steven Universe Season 5 Episode 23/24: Reunited
This week is an historic event in television. Never before, so far as I am aware, has a family-friendly show featured a same-gender wedding. Ruby and Sapphire are getting married. That’s real, and that’s happening. RUBY AND SAPPHIRE ARE GETTING MARRIED!!! … Continue reading Steven Universe Season 5 Episode 22: The Question
After May’s “A Single Pale Rose” dropped the reveal of the century on us (I caaaaalled it, y’all! I called it!) it was clear that the next few episodes at least would deal with the revelation of Pink Diamond’s true … Continue reading Steven Universe S5E19: Now We’re Only Falling Apart
Lawrence Jacoby’s fascination with the Pacific islands was well known, so nobody was surprised when he left a note that said “gone to Hawai’i, back soon” on the door of his office. They were suspicious that he left two such notes. … Continue reading Wrapped in Plastic Day 6: The trail narrows, Diane.
Albert Rosenfeld had been hell-bent on solving the murder after his beloved boss Gordon Cole had been killed. So hell-bent that he began to forget his commitment to nonviolence when the opportunity for revenge arose. Not for long, of course. … Continue reading Wrapped in Plastic Day 5: I feel like I’m going to dream tonight. Big bad ones.
Though Agent Nadine Hurley’s suicide attempt had addled her and left her amnesiac, her once-again teenage mind remained quite sharp, and she was able to trace the killer to a house of ill repute just across the Canadian Border, One-Eyed … Continue reading Wrapped in Plastic Day 4: The secret of knowing who killed you.
Two cousins had come to Twin Peaks. They had the same employer, the same hearing impairment, and almost the same name, but had never known one another before. The only difference between them was that one had developed deep ties … Continue reading Wrapped In Plastic Day 3: It Is Happening Again