“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
Time to vote! Continue reading New US National Anthem: Round 1
Because we can all agree that “The Star-Spangled Banner” mostly sucks, we’re going to vote to pick a new national anthem for the United States of America. Post your nominations below and the top 64 will proceed to the bracket. … Continue reading New US National Anthem: Nominations
Rank the tracks on an album! NOW! (Or later, or whatever) Continue reading Rank Tracks REVOLUTION
Post the tracklist for a mix you’d use to introduce new fans to an artist you love. Be as by-the-book or as adventurous as you’d like, but TWELVE TRACKS EXACTLY. No more, no less. Continue reading Make a 12-Track Artist Intro Mixtape!
Lately I’ve become nigh-obsessed with the semiotic field of long-term nuclear waste warning messages. It’s considered something of an ongoing problem–how do we mark sites where radioactive waste is stored to prevent people of the distant future (generally regarded as … Continue reading This Night Thread Is Part of a System of Messages… Pay Attention to It!
It’s SPRING BREEEAAAAAK, everybody! Head to the beach! Head to the club! Head to the most crowded place you’re aware of! Get up on someone’s body! Consume fluids and questionable powders! Consume fluids and questionable powders off people’s bodies! SPRING … Continue reading The Day Thread is on SPRING BREEEEAAAAAAK!
woop WOOP woop WOOP Continue reading Rank the Tracks, do it for the children