Sorry guys, no catchy title or header today. Here is the place to talk about all the political news of the day, so let’s get to it. As always, be excellent to each other, only flag those posts what break … Continue reading Tuesday Politics Thread
Welcome to my weekly discussion of the animated films of the Walt Disney Studio. I’m proceeding mostly chronologically. The title comes from a quote from Walt, “I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business … Continue reading Building Entertainment: The Animated Films of the Walt Disney Studio. One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Background Character alignment existed, in some form before Dungeons and Dragons. D&D popularized the concept. A character alignment can be considered the life philosophy for one’s character in role-playing. D&D alignments have evolved over time but the most popular is … Continue reading Character Alignment/Life Philosophy
I wasn’t sure whether to celebrate Joe Biden or Ming-Na Wen in this Night Thread, so I’ll do both at the same time. Ming-Na Biden was born on November 20, 1963 and November 20, 1942. They are a national treasure … Continue reading Ming-Na Biden Night Thread (11/20)
On tonight’s episode of The Gifted… it’s the midseason finale! Although the series had a promising start, it’s felt like it was spinning its wheels for the past few episodes. Here’s hoping the midseason finale will give the show some … Continue reading The Gifted: Season 1 Episode 8
The full chart: https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1975/11/15/us-top-40-singles-week-ending-15th-november-1975/ How’s the chart as a whole? Once you get past Paul McCartney at #36, it’s possible to squint at this chart and see an alternate music history where the late 60s faded into the background instead … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: November 15, 1975
Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Nov. 20 – As the show returned to regular play, Eric opened DJ strongly in an anatomy category to go from last to a solid lead, which he expanded with a correct response to DD2. Champ … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Nov. 20
Season 5 Directed by Douglas Camfield Written by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln Like the serial that directly precedes it, “The Enemy of the World”, 2013 was very good to “The Web of Fear”. Before that year, five of the … Continue reading Doctor Who (Classic): S05E05 “The Web of Fear”
This Thursday is the best goddamn holiday on earth for us folks in the US: Thanksgiving. I figured I’d make a thread dedicated to all things Turkey Day. What do you do? Are there any weird traditions that you have … Continue reading What Do You Do For Thanksgiving?
Howdy, friends! 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 Pop Culture … Continue reading Tell Us About Your Weekend!
VOTE OR DIE (note: no one will die as a result of this tournament.) Continue reading Fictional Friendship Fantastic Finals
YOUR BOX OFFICE NUMBERS (from Box Office Mojo) Justice League Wonder Thor: Ragnarok Daddy’s Home 2 Murder on the Orient Express Justice League rode a wave of begrudging, heavily qualified praise to first place this past weekend. Opening with $96M, … Continue reading Box Office: November 17 – 19, 2017
Featured episodes this week are NONE because of my stupid trigger happy delete finger. Continue reading Pod People 11.20.17
Since this week kicks off the most hellish travel time of the year, I figured this would be a good place to reminisce about our, ahem, “fondest” travel memories. As someone who flies a fair amount for work (by my … Continue reading Holiday Travel Fun!
What games have you been playing and what do you think of them? Bonus discussion topic: Share the games in your backlog, particularly ones you keep planning to get around to. Continue reading Weekly Games Thread is Saving So Much Money on Black Friday
Apparently, the site that shall not be named the old AV Club announced that there will be a Turkey Day this year. I’m always pumped for these things, however the site says it will be six classic episode. So, I guess … Continue reading MST3K Turkey Day 2017
Many years ago, a friend showed me a children’s book called LATAWNYA, the Naughty Horse, Learns to Say “No” to Drugs, and it is amazing. Why, you ask? Well, first, there’s the author’s bio: Then, there’s the writing: But most … Continue reading LATAWNYA, the Naughty Horse, Learns to Say “Yes” to the Day Thread
I had a dream when I was a kid, probably around 1993 or 1994, which would have made me nine or ten at the time. I say “dream,” but it was more like a movie trailer. We open on a … Continue reading Before Capes Were Cool #0: An Introduction to Pre-2000 Superhero Cinema and Television
It’s been a year and 10 days since life started feeling a lot hotter around the edges and I started smelling brimstone every time I watch CNN. What fresh hell will this week bring? More sexual predators ousted from their … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is in Hell
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 Twelve
16 people — diverse, attractive, very mysterious people — huddle around a shoddily constructed campfire, staring at each other and trying to ignore the chill of darkness at their backs. Eight hours ago, their plane crashed on this deserted island. … Continue reading Werewolves XLVI: Live Together, Die Alone – Day 1