Welcome to Both Sides Now, a (probably quite short) series in which the author discusses and reviews feature films he participated in the making of. It was the summer of 2016 and I very suddenly found myself homeless. For most … Continue reading Both Sides Now: Dunkirk (Part 1)
What games have you been playing and what do you think of them? Bonus discussion topic: What is your favorite and most hated original songs w/ vocals in a video game? Continue reading The Weekly Games Thread Just Wants to Sinnnnnnggggg
Breaking down Stargate’s most skippable episode. Continue reading Stargate SG-1: S01E03 “Emancipation”
On this day in 1854, American composer John Philip Sousa was born. Sousa is most famous for composing marches, many of which are still regularly performed by marching bands across the country. Even if you’re not a marching band geek … Continue reading John Philip Sousa Day Thread 11/6
But until then, hopefully we can enjoy another Mueller Monday where people who have broken the law get indicted in public for all to see. And I think all of us would like to take our joy where we can … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread wants to remind you voting time is nigh!
Hi everyone. Welcome back to another edition of Tailgate Talk. Each week I recap some of the major games from the week before and preview the games next week. Feel free to talk about the games, off season antics, seasons … Continue reading Tailgate Talk: Week Nine
Image:George Weed/TOWER Maybe a bunch of you already know but whatever… In 2010, Jennifer Allen coined the term “autonomous sensory meridian response“(ASMR) in 2010. I’ll just quote from the wikipedia article: a term used for an experience characterized by a static-like … Continue reading What is ASMR?
The full chart from November 7, 1970 How’s the chart as a whole? Shockingly primitive. Perhaps in backlash to hippie excess, this week’s chart (from the earliest days of Casey Kasem’s American Top 40) is loaded with blues-rock growlers and … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: November 7, 1970
Joan Crawford made many great movies in her career and Nicholas Ray’s Johnny Guitar was easily her best one. Crawford stars of Vienna, the proprietor of a successful saloon in the Arizona territory. Emma Small (Mercedes McCambridge) is a local … Continue reading Scott OT #2: Johnny Guitar LN Thread
Bob’s Burgers Season 8 Episode 4 Sit Me Baby One More Time Grade: B+ Tina’s burgeoning independence after watching Sound of Music leads her to pick a fight with Tammy in what seems to be a natural outgrowth of their … Continue reading “Sit Me Baby One More Time” Bob’s Burgers S8 E4
“If you want peace, prepare for war.” That’s the English translation of this episode’s Latin title, but this installment of Discovery is less focused on war and peace, and more on friendship and enmity. When one hand is extended in friendship, … Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S1E8: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
The Heroic Trio is a kung-fu superhero flick from Hong Kong that features three kick-ass, beautiful women as the titular trio. It was an early film from director Johnnie To, before he became the critically acclaimed master of crime films … Continue reading The Heroic Trio (1993)
These fellers have brought me so much joy throughout the years. Formed in Iowa of all places, but they were smart enough to get the heck out of there and over to San Francisco in the late 80s. To give … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
It’s probably a good sign we’re deep in Classic territory when multiple iconic moments from the show pop up in the one episode – here, we have “Oh, by the way, I was being sarcastic”, “It can be two things”, … Continue reading The Simpsons, Season Three, Episode Ten, “Flaming Moe’s”
Hello tv fans. One of the things I am most excited about with this new move it that the ability to organize threads gives us a real chance for tv club to take off. Over on Disqus, threads got buried … Continue reading A New and Improved TV Section
I’m thinking back over all the food threads I’ve started in the AV Club After Dark and realized I’ve not yet devoted a thread to our mascot. The new site must be just the occasion I was waiting for. I … Continue reading Long Live the New Flesh! Sunday Food Thread. 11/5/2017
Tartuffe is a play about a religious conman in the 16th century, written by Moliere. He takes over a family, and while Orgon, the head of the household is trying to get Tartuffe to marry his young daughter Mariane, Tartuffe … Continue reading Scene Dissections: Tartuffe’s Bait and Switch
Hey there! As a sort of trial run post for me, I thought I’d shine a light onto one of my favorite short films of the past few years. It’s about an astronaut, or at least most of an astronaut. … Continue reading Movies: Somewhere, our limbs lost in the distance.
It’s Sunday! I hope everyone is able to enjoy themselves today. Lazy Sundays are the best! If you can, take today to relax and recharge. Most importantly, be good to yourself. Have a wonderful day! Continue reading Lazy Sunday Day Thread (11/5)
Hello Everyone! This is the place to post pictures of the animals that you love. Animal pictures always brighten my day. HAVE FUN POSTING! Continue reading Pet Picture Thread
Summer, 1979. Paul McCartney is in his home studio in Scotland, perhaps depressed, admittedly discouraged. His musical group isn’t working out the way he’d like. Their last album hasn’t been well received by the critics. Perhaps it’s time to move … Continue reading Album Spotlight: Paul McCartney – McCartney II