Things might get weird. Or not, we’ll see. It’s 4:15 AM right now, and for reasons unknown, I can’t sleep. And I forgot to do this, so maybe I’ll sleep after I finish this. First up, I posted this last … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread has insomnia
Evening Paranoia has run amok through Camp Aroo Lake like a bad case of scabies leaving everyone’s nerves raw and itchy. In silence you return to your cabins to bed down and fearfully wait out the night. Sleep does not … Continue reading Werewolves 149: Friday the 13th Day Five!
Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 (バブルガムクライシスＴＯＫＹＯ2040) is a 26-episode cyberpunk series from 1998-1999 by Studio AIC, a remake of the 1987-1991 OVA Bubblegum Crisis (see more below for that) Synopsis After a mysterious earthquake levels Tokyo, Genom becomes a powerful influence … Continue reading Anime Worth Watching: Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040
For a brief period during The Great Depression, it seemed that color film was destined to be a fleeting novelty. It was too costly to justify, and not an especially big driver of ticket sales. Perhaps this was due, in part, to the limitations of Technicolor’s technology. The combination of red and green could get a lot done, but it wasn’t quite reflective of the world as we saw it. Continue reading The Classic Film Thread: Color by Technicolor!
Tell us about your shenanigans. What did you do this weekend? Continue reading What Did You Do This Weekend?
The month of April is going to be our focus on science fiction and fantasy as we move through the various realms of novels, film and TV, games, and more. We’re going to start off with a few baseline things … Continue reading 30 Day SF & Fantasy Challenge Day 5: Your Favorite Time Travel Story
Alright time to see what made it through: Some sweet stats: Sketch with lowest votes to progress to the next round – Clear History (13) in a literal tie with Prepared for Terries (12) that had to be broken by … Continue reading Best Key & Peele Sketch Tournament – Round 2
The month of April is going to be our focus on science fiction and fantasy as we move through the various realms of novels, film and TV, games, and more. We’re going to start off with a few baseline things … Continue reading 30 Day SF and Fantasy Challenge Day 4: The Ship You’d Captain
So yesterday I was out running errands and was hit with a very strong craving for a Chicago style hot dog and fries. I didn’t make a stop as I’m waiting to be fully vaccinated before standing in a line … Continue reading Cravings Sunday Food Thread 4/4
Evening Professor Indy Newman lay in a clearing of the woods gazing up at the stars and wondering at the Eldritch Secrets hidden there. Mindless beasts, insensate creatures, crawling across time and space as a newborn grasping at the air … Continue reading WW 149: Friday the 13th Day Four!
The cats in the Lindsay household have had an exciting week due to multiple projects, but now they’re just as content to kick back and relax. I hope your weekend is just as restful! Bonus prompt: Do you include your … Continue reading The Pet Thread Strikes a Pose!
Come show off your green thumb, Avocados! Garden vicariously through others! Or just brighten your weekend by looking at pretty growing things. For anyone joining us for the first time, this is a place for people to talk about (and … Continue reading Weekly Gardening Thread
The month of April is going to be our focus on science fiction and fantasy as we move through the various realms of novels, film and TV, games, and more. We’re going to start off with a few baseline things … Continue reading 30 Day SF & Fantasy Challenge Day 3: The Best Alien
On April 3, 1971, children across Japan gathered around televisions to watch the debut of an exciting new superhero, who would launch a franchise that endures 50 years later: Kamen Rider. To celebrate, I thought I’d share an overview of … Continue reading Even if There is no God or Buddha: 50 Years of Kamen Rider
On Wednesday, President Biden unveiled a $2 trillion dollar infrastructure proposal. After years of rumors, Infrastructure Week may finally be here! But $2 trillion kind of sounds like a hefty price tag. Are our roads really that bad? According to … Continue reading The Infrastructure Weekend Politics Thread is Building Up to Something
The votes are in, and we have the 64 shows that will be sending a champion into the ring! Those shows are: Drama Better Call Saul Chernobyl Fargo The Queen’s Gambit Mindhunter GLOW Cobra Kai When They See Us The … Continue reading Avocado April Madness: Comedy Character Prelims
Evening The bonfire had gone out and all of the Campers had headed back to their respective cabins. The Sex Positive Rifle Instructor was on duty that night and it was her job to make sure all of the cabins … Continue reading Werewolves 149: Friday the 13th Day Three!
Hey, all; Healthy Friday – Full disclosure: I did next to nothing, this week. Oh, I was clocked in and everything, but in terms of actual work? Not a whole hell of a lot. I’m not even certain as to … Continue reading Job Rants Thread – 4/2/2021 – Working From Home LVI: Auto-Pilot
The month of April is going to be our focus on science fiction and fantasy as we move through the various realms of novels, film and TV, games, and more. We’re going to start off with a few baseline things … Continue reading 30 Day SF & Fantasy Challenge Day 2: Your Favorite Automaton
Hello everyone, and thanks for what I think was good start to the tournament with the first batch of voting and discussion. As a reminder, the last post was half of the Round 64, while we will continue with the … Continue reading Battle of the YouTube Stars – Round of 64 (Part 2)
In Which Bond Begins There is an eternal truism in the world of filmmaking, Hollywood always learns the wrong lessons from success. When something strikes a chord with audiences studios frequently chase the superficial elements of what worked rather than … Continue reading Post Millennial Malaise 12: Casino Royale