I think this thread is supposed to go up on Wednesdays. Or Tuesdays. Who knows? But since no one else stepped in to make it this week, you all have to suffer through an onslaught of Canadian news. Deal with … Continue reading The Leftorium Heads North
Thriftstorm is Captain Video’s secondhand anthropology project. Follow @Thriftstorm on Twitter for the latest news on things people were just going to throw away. Artifact: Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971), 1990 home video release. Description: High fidelity VHS tape (with … Continue reading Thriftstorm #2: Cheat To Win at Easter
Sword Gai: The Animation, the fourth and final series* in Netflix’s March anime deluge, premiered last week, and by all appearances, it’s a shitshow. It might be good for a laugh (or future Rabbiting), though. So instead let’s talk about … Continue reading Weekly Japanese Pop Culture Thread (March 28th, 2018)
Have at it, folks! Continue reading Tolerable Discussions 3.28.18
Hello, Would there be any interest in a meeting in Chicago around next Friday-Sunday. I’ll be in town for C2E2! No major preference about meeting place, although for other con-goers the Con Hotel Bar would probably be the most convenient. Continue reading Chicago/C2E2 Meetup April 6, 7 or 8
A place for “serious” discussions. Continue reading In All Seriousness Thread — 3/27/2018
Welcome! The purpose of this thread is to talk about all things related to the wonderful world of musical theatre. Each week (or so) I will post a thread with a topic/question for everyone to respond to. This is also … Continue reading Musicals Thread (Not So Famous)
This is the space for our members to discuss and share their creative projects, ranging from written works to drawings, photography, and even craft projects such as knitting and woodworking. Self promotion is welcome (websites where we can view and/or … Continue reading Creative Endeavors Needs Inspiration
Saturday June 2 at 2:00. Knight Moves Cafe 1159 Broadway Somerville, MA 02144 Likely Dinner at Redbones at 6:00 Please say if you will be attending and if you are bringing someone. Please be clear and unambiguous. We … Continue reading Massachusetts/New England Meetup?
RISK: Drugs – I love that this episode had a pretty wide variety of drug-related stories, including a funny one, one that was both funny and harrowing (if you know addiction or have experienced it) and one that was just … Continue reading Pod People 3.26.18
It’s kind of ironic that, on the Tuesday before Easter, ABC is resurrecting Roseanne, and especially Dan Conner, who they killed in the original series finale. But resurrecting/rebooting/remaking things has been a pop culture staple for as long as pop … Continue reading Pop Culture Confessions: The Resurrection
Howdy, friends! Happy Monday! In the spirit of my “How was your weekend?” weekly thread I used to post every week under the AV Club’s “Weekend Box Office” newswire (as an alternative to AV Club’s own “Tell Us About Your … Continue reading Tell Us About Your Weekend!
I had grand plans for this thread. Yesterday morning, I had about 45 minutes to myself. I, a grown man and father of three, was faced with the daunting task of choosing how to spend this treasure of time in … Continue reading Toy Collecting: The Lego Thread!
I’m on the road this weekend, back to the town where I went to college, Carbondale, IL. Being on the road has me thinking about road trip eats and how my attitude about it has changed over the years. In … Continue reading Sunday Food Thread goes on a Road Trip 3/25
Available April 1 60 Days In: Complete Season 3 (A&E) American Pickers: Complete Seasons 15 & 16 (History) Ancient Aliens: Complete Season 12 (History) Counting Cars: Complete Season 6B (History) Fixer Upper: Complete Season 4 (HGTV) Flea Market Flip: Complete … Continue reading What’s Coming to Hulu and Netflix April 2018
Today’s Pet Thread is brought to you by the Letter “B” for Beru! And the Letter “H” for “Hello.” (The pivotal line spoken by Aunt Beru in the Star Wars sequels. Please no prequel bashing.) Having not been approved yet … Continue reading Pet Thread: May the pets be with us!
Ahoy hoy, it’s your boy Shit-Master Slutface. I’m gonna be in Portland for funsies and other than visiting a friend in Corvallis, I’m free to do what I want, and what I’d like is to meet some of you fine … Continue reading Portland Meetup in April?
The internet tells me today is OK Day! No preamble this week, we all know there were a lot of ok comments but let’s get to the most okayist! Continue reading Comment of the Week OK Edition
Welcome back to the Weekly Pun Thread, where we try and hide our real identity. Today’s story comes to us from southern England, where a driver tried to get out of a ticket by presenting a fake ID. A very … Continue reading The Weekly Pun Thread is Trying to Go (Guy) Incognito
Welcome to Recipe Exchange, posted on Fridays around lunchtime with a theme. Share recipes around that theme, or if you’ve just made something amazing, feel free to veer off topic. (Note: my WordPress account was created long before I became … Continue reading Recipe Exchange: Potluck!
Do you have a question about anything in pop culture, whether real-world or in-universe? Is Google failing you? Ask here to see if your fellow Avocados can help clear things up for you. This is open to questions of any … Continue reading Pop Culture Reference Desk – XX