September 22 is Hobbit Day. As if you didn’t know! It’s actually the birthdays of both our halfling heroes, Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. Also it’s my first day thread, and I can think of no better tribute to The Avocado … Continue reading The Day Thread Celebrates Hobbit Day!
When I was young, the Horror section of Blockbuster always freaked me the hell out. Wall to wall of genocidal killers in skinmasks, monstrous clowns, maniacal Leprechauns, and murderous gingerbread men. But I would brave it all, just so I … Continue reading A Noriyoshi Ohrai Night Thread
That’s Today! Continue reading Twenty-First of September Day Thread
The thread was ticking away, marking off the minutes until doomsday. Today is a day I’ve been nervously anticipating as one of my favourite books ever written is released on the big screen. Ever since I was a kid, I … Continue reading The Night Thread with a Clock in Its Walls
Minnie (short for Minerva) showed up in our front lawn about two and a half years ago as a tiny kitten not much larger than my foot. After getting her fixed and inoculated at the vet, we took her into … Continue reading The Day Thread of Minnie’s Bonelessness
White Boy Rick is a film about Richard Wershe, Jr., born on the east side of Detroit and famed for being the youngest FBI informant of all time, and for receiving a sentence of life without parole for possession of cocaine. … Continue reading The Night Thread of White Boy Snapper
First Appearance: Rex the Wonder Dog #4 From the DC Wiki : “Detective Chimp is an intelligent chimpanzee. He is a master detective, and a member of the Shadowpact and the Croatoans. Originally a normal chimpanzee taken from Africa and raised as a circus … Continue reading Detective Chimp Day Thread
Love this movie! Speaking of upgrading: (couldn’t resist) Have an awesome night! Continue reading The Night Thread Gets an Upgrade (9/18)
Last minute Emergency! Have a great day!!! Continue reading Emergency Gizmo Day Thread (9/18)
Let’s get our Mr. Rogers on for a bit and take 10 seconds to meditate about someone in your life who has loved you and cared about you and wanted what was best for you in life, and in some … Continue reading Night Thread of Friendship
Hopefully, you all brought lots of spaghetti. Continue reading The Garfield & Friends Day Thread is Ready to Party!
One of my very favorite movies is Donnie Darko and I got a chance to see it on the big screen yesterday. Watching it, I was reminded how mark Wahlberg was inexplicably sought out to play the titular character. Despite … Continue reading Scott OT #126: The Night Thread of How Mark Wahlberg was Almost Cast as Donnie Darko (9/16)
Some time ago, I requested this Day Thread. Now, I don’t remember why. So, what’s cool about today? *Checks newspaper* Canada stalls on trade pac… Hey, it’s the Deathaversary of one of my favourite unsung historical figures, Mr. Levi Coffin! … Continue reading Levi Coffin’s Forgetful Day Thread
The Cars really knew how to rock didn’t they? Push play and get shitposting. Continue reading A Dangerous Type of Night Thread
The Box is locked. The lights are on. It’s ROBOT-FIGHTIN’ TIME! The robot combat event/TV show known as BattleBots started its life in the midst of legal wreckage, when a deal to make a US spinoff of the UK series Robot … Continue reading The BattleBots Day Thread
It’s not her birthday or anything but I wanted to dedicate an Open Thread to her anyway. Cicely Tyson is a phenomenal actress who helped pave the way for black women in film, television and theater. She is known for Sounder … Continue reading CICELY TYSON NIGHT THREAD (9/14)
(Art by Michael Phillippi) The Avocado awoke to begin the journey from the Day Thread’s tail to its head. The sun was setting when she arrived. Happy 9/14! Continue reading It’s the Autochthon Day Thread!
From the He-Man Wiki – “Two-Bad is a character in the popular Masters of the Universe toy line and accompanying cartoon series, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Two-Bad is a two-headed Evil Warrior who is basically two different beings sharing the same … Continue reading Two-Bad Night Thread
That new Spider-Man game is great. The web-slinging across Manhattan is exhilarating. Stopping grand theft autos and muggings with a web shot and a quip. And stringing up thugs, just like flies. But one feature that’s really plucked my webs … Continue reading A Spectacular Day Thread for Spidey Costumes
Happy 50th birthday to the very dapper Paul F. Tompkins! Paul is a character comedian and improviser who has livened up your favorite podcasts for over a decade. His most famous onscreen work includes writing/performing on Mr. Show, hosting the … Continue reading Paul F. Tompkins’ Night Thread (9/12)