Hello friends, and welcome to the Weekly Shuffle Thread! Today’s theme is all about songs dedicated to those close to us: a FRIEND! Today the Weekly Shuffle Thread is dedicated to songs with the word “Friend” in the title of … Continue reading The Weekly Shuffle Thread is A FRIEND of Mine!
Welcome to the day thread live pre-scheduled from Hogtown, Tronnah, the Centre of the Universe, the 6ix, Muddy York, or, if you really insist, Toronto, Ontario. Yes, it’s my first day thread, and if you’ve ever read my comments here, you … Continue reading The Toronto Day Thread
Good morning everyone, and Happy Friday! Who else thinks that Trump is totally being played by Kim Jong Un? And what does it say about our country that our top envoys to North Korea are Donald Trump and Dennis Rodman? Is this real … Continue reading The Friday Political Thread Accepts A Meeting With North Kinja
To celebrate International Women’s Day, I thought I’d talk about one of my favorite comic artists of all time: the incomparable Ramona Fradon. Fradon got her start in comics back in 1950 working on the “Shining Knight” feature. She often … Continue reading The Ramona Fradon Night Thread 3/8
Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Mar. 8 – Introducing today’s contestants: – Liz, a communications executive from South Orange, NJ, whose mother won a lot of cash on the original Tic Tac Dough; – Hannah, a teacher from Stamford, CT, who … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Thur., Mar. 8
While I’m sure many will be binging Jessica Jones Season 2, we still have a new Arrow tonight, and if you saw the preview you know who’s back. “Oliver and Thea are shocked to hear that Roy Harper is back … Continue reading 3/8/18 Arrow Live Chat “Collision Course”
Trappin ain’t easy, ya dig? Shout out to all my credit card scammers in the club tonight. Written by Stephen Glover; Directed by Hiro Murai. Continue reading Atlanta: S02E02 “Sportin’ Waves”
Hey, kitty girls! BenDeLaCreme’s self-elimination last week provided not only the most surprising and shocking moment of All Stars 3 to date, but one of the most shocking moments of the entire series (and of reality television in general). Bendela … Continue reading RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3: Episode 7 Discussion Thread
Recommend a book, movie, TV show, album, game or anything, as long as a woman or girl was a primary voice in its creation. Bonus points if it deals majorly with female experiences! Continue reading Recommendations For Female-Made Media!
Happy International Women’s Day, all! I don’t have anything fancy today, but I couldn’t let it pass without putting something up. Some guidelines to help this space be a positive experience for everyone: ☮ As always with the AVCAD, don’t feel … Continue reading International Women’s Day Women+ Thread
Ooooooh, pretty pictures. Henri Matisse is often associated with what early 20th century art movement? The movement, whose name derives from the French for “wild beasts”, tends towards the abstract and is characterized by wild brush strokes and bright colors. … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Art
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 – 18
What games have you been playing and what do you think of them? Bonus topic: What games do you feel guilty about never finishing? (suggested by Disgruntled Goat) Continue reading Weekly Games Thread #2 is rushed
We all have our preferences in the media we consume, but there are some things that set our teeth on edge. It could be something as specific as an actor doing a certain kind of role, or a distaste for … Continue reading Pop Culture Quirks
Jackie Chan has been the driving force in Hong Kong cinema for years. I mean… duh. You’d have to have been in a sort of Rip Van Winkle sleep stupor to not know this. “Where’s Bruce Lee?” you would say … Continue reading Made Overseas: Skiptrace (2016)
When watching movies and shows that feature vampires, like True Blood or even Twilight, there is often a nagging thought in my head: they are still written by humans. In my opinion, immortal beings who literally lived through centuries of … Continue reading Ask-a-Chinese: Things You Don’t Know About the Dynasties; #8 Will Shock You!
Today, March 8, 2018, is International Women’s Day. It is a day to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace. Continue reading International Women’s DAY THREAD (3/8/18)
So, let’s just say you are one of those well adjusted adults that collects action figures. You have a world of choice as to what has been merchandised so that you can spend your hard earned cash on little plastic … Continue reading Action Figure Collecting: Fantasy Toy Lines
Morning politocadoes! “Infrastructure Week” continues unabated. In fact, I expect “Infrastructure Week” to continue into next week and the week after, as more scandals, firings, and indictments drop. As we all know, it’s completely normal to set up secret back-channels … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Has A Beer In The Seychelles
Jeopardy! recap for Wed., Mar. 7 – Today’s contestants are: – Lane , a business owner from Atlanta, GA, who is a fine pilot and no longer runs into fences; – Emily, a graduate student of library science from Wappingers … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Wed., Mar. 7
It should come as little surprise that Alien came as close to a sweep as we’ve seen, winning Best Snubbed Picture, Best Snubbed Director for Ridley Scott, Best Snubbed Actress with Sigourney Weaver a near-unamimous choice (Weaver had 19 votes; Diane … Continue reading Snubby Awards: 1979 Results/1978 Nominations