Rules: Must be a novel. No short story collections (unless there’s a frame story like I, Robot). Must be a single novel. You can nominate any Dune book, but you can’t nominate the Dune series as a whole. Must be sci-fi. … Continue reading Greatest Sci-Fi Novel: Nominations!
Discuss quotes from songs, movies, shows, books, or whatever that just hit you like a ton of bricks, and why. Please use spoiler tags where appropriate. Continue reading Favorite “Gut Punch” Lines
This will work kinda like the related album game: someone posts a year as a top-level comment, and people reply with their favorite songs from that year or what they believe to be the best. Hit singles, deep album cuts… … Continue reading Best Songs of a Given Year
This is the ninth and final in a series of headers about my 10 all-time favorite albums. I skipped over my second favorite, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, because I had already done a header about it earlier this year. … Continue reading I Don’t Really Mind if It’s Over Your Head, Cause the Job of Resurrectors Is to Wake Up the Day Thread
List your favorite ending quotes from books, movies, shows, albums, plays, whatever. Please use spoiler tags where appropriate. Continue reading Best Closing Lines
Talk about your favorite opening lines from movies, songs, TV shows, plays, novels, whatever. Continue reading Best Opening Lines
This is the 8th in a series of headers about my all-time favorite albums. Previous entries have included Madvillainy, Homogenic, The Lonesome Crowded West, Funeral, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Donuts, and The Soft Bulletin. I remember the day that I walked away from this empty … Continue reading I Am the Reason the Day Thread Dies
Here’s how it works: one person posts two albums with some sort of similarity or connection as a top-level comment. In the replies, people argue over which is better. Get to it! Continue reading Album Versus Album
“When is he gonna be done?” asked Rocket. “Indeed,” said Emma. “Tony Stark only takes a few seconds to put his armor on, you know.” “Brilliance cannot be rushed,” said Doom, emerging from his bedroom in his backup suit of … Continue reading FANTASTIC FORCE #10
This is part 7 of a series of headers about my all-time favorite albums. Previous entries were Madvillainy, Homogenic, The Lonesome Crowded West, Funeral, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and Donuts. My 4th-favorite album is The Soft Bulletin by the Flaming Lips. Their biggest commercial breakthrough … Continue reading The Day Thread Goes Fast, Think of the Past
This is the sixth in a series of headers about my 10 favorite albums. My fifth-favorite album is Donuts by J Dilla, his first studio album and the only one released in his lifetime. It was mostly created on his deathbed, … Continue reading Time: The Day Thread of the Heart
Sue’s cell phone rang. It was an unknown number. “Hello?” she said. “Hi. Sue?” said the breathless voice on the other end. “It’s Longshot.” “How did you get my number?” said Sue. “Lucky guess,” said Longshot. “I think the others … Continue reading Fantastic Force #9
This is Part 5 of a series of headers about my 10 favorite albums. At the mall, there was a seance Just kids, no parents Then the sky filled with herons I saw the devil in a Chrysler LeBaron And … Continue reading Can the Day Thread Get Much Higher?
Castle Doom “So,” said Doom to the four superheroes facing him, “you journeyed to Latvia to tell me that someone impersonating me appeared, seemingly from nowhere, and took over the minds of an entire base of SHIELD agents?” “You sayin’ … Continue reading Fantastic Force #8
Someone posts a year, and people argue in the replies over the best album released that year. Continue reading Favorite Albums of a Year
This is the fourth in a series of headers about my all-time favorite albums. People say that you’ll die Faster than without water But we know it’s just a lie Scare your son, scare your daughter My seventh-favorite album is Funeral … Continue reading The Day Thread will just have to ADJUUUUUU-UUUU-UUUU-UUUU-UUUU-UUUU-UUUU
Latveria, circa 2099 “Something is terribly wrong,” said Victor Von Doom to his minion Wire. “The timeline is disintegrating.” “What the hell does that mean?” said Wire. “It means, fool,” said Doom, “that the past has altered, and the present … Continue reading FANTASTIC FORCE #7
After a predictable runaway victory by Leonard Snart, and a down-to-the-wire upset with Kara beating Sara, we’ve come to our final match! Continue reading DCCW Character Tournament: FINALS!!!
Y’all know the drill by now. Continue reading Rank the Songs on an Album: We’re Doing This Again