Hi- I’m Miss Rim, Welcome to Chapter 5! Sorry I’m late! Let’s get to it! St. John awoke peacefully, under an eiderdown comforter in a four poster bed. The curtains were open to let in the dappled morning sun. … Continue reading The Exquisite Corpse of Ava Cotto: Part 5
Howard Philips Lovecraft (1890-1937) was a weird fiction author who wrote primarily for the pulps. Obscure in his own time, he has now become one of the most popular and influential authors of the 20th century, in part due to … Continue reading A Lovecraft Primer
There isn’t that much to uncover in the history of People magazine – or if there is, the staff associated with the magazine have done a tremendous job of keeping quiet during its nearly 45 years of unchecked popularity. Founded in … Continue reading Let’s Read People, October 8 1979!
Written by Sina Grace Art By Nate Stockman Recap – Bobby Drake, also known as Iceman, has a lot going on. From teaching young mutants at the Xavier Institute to getting into the world of dating after years in the … Continue reading Comic Book Review – Iceman #2
Here’s the place to talk about the comics you picked up this week, and anything else you might be reading! Don’t forget to step on over to the Comic Book Chat, hosted by the Spectacular MrSplendiferous! Continue reading Weekly Comics Thread 17-OCT-2018
Good morning and welcome to another edition of the Comic Book Chat with Mr. S! Today’s discussion – John Constantine, Hellblazer Today’s discussion is all about the one and only John Constantine. Tell us what you think about the character … Continue reading Comic Book Chat- Hellblazer
Welcome to the Book Nook! This is the weekly thread for Avocados to discuss books we’re currently reading, recommendations, genre, and serious literary criticism. This week’s recommended discussion: books as gifts. Do you have a favorite kids book you always … Continue reading The Book Nook
Today is the Walking Dead Day- celebrating the 15th anniversary of the release of The Walking Dead #1. This thread is to discuss the comic book and the impact its had on popular culture. Feel free to discuss your likes and dislikes … Continue reading October 13th is Walking Dead Day
Welcome to Week 4 of Exquisite Corpse! I’m the Hayes Code and this is my chapter! (Go here to start from the beginning!) Let’s get this corpse a-shamblin’! PREVIOUSLY, ON THE NUMA LEGACY: The Senate would have to decide the … Continue reading The Exquisite Corpse of Ava Cotto: Part 4
Fortean Times is a British paranormal magazine named for the American author Charles Fort, who was one of the first popular writers on the subject of anomalous phenomena, more commonly known as the paranormal or “the unexplained” (but anomalous phenomena just … Continue reading Let’s Read Fortean Times, June/July 2001!
Welcome to another edition of The Escritoire! This is a space for Avocado members to submit in-progress writing for feedback. We’re here to read your stories, slide decks, smut, weird essays, love letters, or anything else you want to improve. … Continue reading The Escritoire #19
Here’s the place to talk about the comics you picked up this week, and anything else you might be reading! Don’t forget to step on over to the Comic Book Chat, hosted by the Spectacular MrSplendiferous! Continue reading Weekly Comics Thread 10-OCT-2018
Good morning and welcome to another edition of Comic Book Chat! Today’s Discussion – Batman: A Death in the Family We will be discussing the impact the death of Jason Todd had on Batman and how Jason’s resurrection impacts the Bat Family … Continue reading Comic Book Chat- 30th Anniversary of Batman – A Death in the Family
Welcome to the Book Nook! This is the weekly thread for Avocados to discuss books we’re currently reading, recommendations, genre, and serious literary criticism. This week’s recommended discussion: what books have made you angry? We’ve all been there, but the … Continue reading The Book Nook
This book, tentatively titled The Numa Legacy, is a collaboration between ten different members of the Avocado. Every week, a different member will publish a new chapter, and after that the story is out of their hands. See here for Chapter 1, … Continue reading The Exquisite Corpse of Ava Cotto: Part 3
This article will be discussing three of author China Miéville’s novels known informally as the “Bas-Lag Trilogy”; Perdido Street Station (2000), The Scar (2002) and Iron Council (2004). If you have not read any or all of these books, please … Continue reading Pitch Meeting: Expanding the Bas-Lag Trilogy
Modern Priscilla ran from 1887 to 1930, as a staple hobby and homemaking magazine that focused heavily on needlework and fashion design. This is a homemaking magazine for middle-class women who have the time to make things like tatted lace and … Continue reading Let’s Read Modern Priscilla, August 1920!
Beware, you’re in for a Scare! That was the tagline for the Goosebumps series of books by R.L. Stine. This post is to discuss your favorite book in the series. You can find a complete list here to help jog your … Continue reading Favorite Goosebumps Book
Pour one out for 1984 and Brave New World, then VOTE! Continue reading Sci-Fi Novel Tournament: FINALS!
It was a weekend trip, just like any other. It began with three friends with a strong bond setting out on an adventure to pay visit to another friend who no longer resided within striking distance. This friend lived in … Continue reading The Horror in the Hoosier Lands
Here’s the place to talk about the comics you picked up this week, and anything else you might be reading! Don’t forget to step on over to the Comic Book Chat, hosted by the Spectacular MrSplendiferous! Continue reading Weekly Comics Thread 03-OCT-2018