This thread is dedicated to my favorite song by Animal Collective, one of my favorite bands: “Kinda Bonkers,” the opening track on their 2017 EP The Painters. (That EP also contains a fantastic cover of Martha & the Vandellas’ “Jimmy … Continue reading The Night Thread is really bonkers, kinda bonkers, pretty bonkers
Today’s Day Thread is dedicated to my single favorite love song, “I’ll Be Good to You” by the Brothers Johnson. It belongs to a category of songs I adore, namely “uptempo funk/disco songs that make committed monogamy sound utterly joyous.” … Continue reading The Day Thread’ll Be Good to You
This header is dedicated to the song “Bell Swamp Connection” by the Mountain Goats, the highlight (in my opinion) of their 19th album Getting into Knives from Fall 2020, and one of their latter-day masterpieces in general. It’s a song … Continue reading The Day Thread says… GET OUT! GET OUT!
This Day Thread is dedicated to a song I’ve been having a lot of fun with lately, “Hey Arnold” by Rico Nasty. (The version I’ve linked is the remix feat. Lil Yachty, but the original version is very good too.) … Continue reading The Day Thread Likes Taking Footballs
So I made these forever ago and posted them one at a time as I did them, but now I’ve chosen to make them an article. Basically I used semi-random selections of DC and Marvel characters, and then built a … Continue reading comicalArchitect’s Wacky Themed Superhero AUs
Been forever, but I feel like doing this thread again. Anyone who doesn’t know how this works: choose an album, rank the tracks on it from best to worst, post it, people argue in the replies. Continue reading Rank the Tracks: Rezurrectionz
“Design Your Own Container Garden” is a Mountain Goats song from the “See America Right” single. It’s a devastating, vulnerable downtempo track about looking back at the past you gave up and realizing you can never have it back. I … Continue reading The Night Thread Excavates the Space We Left Behind
INTRO: There’s no real way to explain what this project is, because it sorta isn’t anything. Basically, I had the hankering to come up with pitches for/reimaginings of superheroes. (This is, admittedly, one of my more frequent hankerings.) So I … Continue reading Architective Comics Comics: CA’s DC pitches
The Homestar Runner Halloween ‘toon for 2020 was quite good, but most importantly, it gave us the latest #1 jam: “Kooky Moonlight,” by the Homestar Runner Mysfit-steries, feat. Stave It Off Guy. Whether you’re skeptical of the existence of mysterious, … Continue reading And in the Night Thread, things get kinda kooky
Sorry for my incurable tardiness. Continue reading OneGiantHand Comics Tournament: Elite 8
Some close races, some runaway sweeps, and now Round 1 has come to a close. Each of the four groups now has 8 representatives remaining. Continue reading OneGiantHand Comics Tournament: Round 2
This one covers the FUCKING and HOLLYWOOD categories. Continue reading OneGiantHand Comics Tournament: Round 1B
OneGiantHand is a comic strip drawn by popular Twitter user @pixelatedboat. This is a tournament to determine the best strip. I’ve foregone a nominations round for this one, since I’m unsure how many Avocados like the strip as much as … Continue reading Tournament of OneGiantHand Comics: Round 1A
Time to rank tracks Continue reading Rank the Tracks to Infinity and Beyond
At long, long, long last, we have our final match! We have a funk jam up against a folk classic. Time to vote! Continue reading Anthem Tournament: finally, the finals!
I’M SORRY IT’S HERE NOW Continue reading National Anthem Tournament SEMIFINALS
Thanks to JGoo for reminding me that this is a thing. Got a pretty good spread among these final contenders! 4 soul/funk civil rights anthems, 2 folk standards, 1 orchestral fanfare, and 1 jazz classic. Continue reading New US National Anthem: Incredibly Tardy Elite 8!
We’re down to the sweet 16, so let’s get a-votin’! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 3!
Time to vote! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 2