The season finale of TBS’s new animated show, Final Space, broadcast last night, so I figured now would be a good time to talk about it (assuming any of you were also watching). The show was created by “indie filmmaker” … Continue reading Final Space, Season One (TBS)
Warning: contains major spoilers for recent episodes, especially “Can’t Go Back.” This week’s Steven Universe episodes put fans through the emotional wringer. The second episode, “A Single Pale Rose,” will undoubtedly draw the most attention with its game-changing revelations about … Continue reading Steven Universe: Why Lapis Lazuli Matters
Television, like its big sister, the motion picture, has been guilty of the sin of omission… Hungry for talent, desperate for the so-called ‘new face,’ constantly searching for a transfusion of new blood, it has overlooked a source of wondrous … Continue reading The Twilight Zone, S1, E27: The Big Tall Wish
Greetings, Avocadoans! It’s time one again for The Avocado’s weekly discussion of LGBTQQIA+ issues! Rules for this discussion: Similarly with the Women+ weekly discussion, we ask that only those who do not identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, asexual, questioning, … Continue reading Weekly LGBT+ Discussion
As you may have seen, the Avocado is home to an odd little sub-community of Werewolf players, and at first glance, the game can seem baffling. In actuality, it can be as simple or as complex as you want it … Continue reading Werewolf: A Primer
I often see people – especially in the Open Threads and the Politics Thread – joke, “There are other threads?” It’s true! There are other threads, and too few of us properly explore them. So today’s challenge is to visit an … Continue reading Day Thread of the Other Threads Challenge
There was a long forgotten music blog that had a feature called Seconds (nb, I can not for the life of me remember the name of the blog). In it the blog’s writers discussed their favorite moments in songs in … Continue reading Your Favorite Moment in a Song
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. Tarzan.
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: Big News!
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! This week’s topic: Terrorism. Everyone during this generation has lived under the shadow of terrorism, but it’s not a new phenomenon and goes back, in one form or another, all the way to distant … Continue reading The Weekly History Thread Blows Up!
YOUR BOX OFFICE NUMBERS (from Box Office Mojo) Avengers: Infinity War Overboard A Quiet Place I Feel Pretty Rampage I’m currently sitting next to an egg timer that will tell me when to take my pizza out of the oven … Continue reading Box Office: May 4 – 6, 2018
Maybe you were out with your family on a Saturday drive, and you see a yard sale. Maybe you’re at a flea market, wandering around aimlessly and trying not to bump into all the other weirdos. Or maybe you’re on … Continue reading The Toybox: Greatest Yard Sale and Flea Market Finds
I really just wanted to say that I woke up the other day and saw a lot of things about John McCain’s funeral and how he didn’t want Trump to attend, and just assumed he had died and wondered why … Continue reading Tuesday Politics Thread Disinvites You to Its Funeral
Oh, hello there! Such a **++HATE to see you tonight! Come on in and sit down, will you? The fire’s KWURHKWJADIANK)UOK@)(*IJK)_(^TGE! Isn’t the sky lovely tonight. A beautiful shade of I REMEMBER THE SCREAMS, eh? Come on, have some HURTISALLTHEREISINTHISCRUEL … Continue reading Banner’s OT #ERROR
The show is finally back and just as good as ever. I’m only 1/3 through but wanted to have a space to discuss it for the Avocado at large. Feel free to post spoilers, but please use tags and let … Continue reading Dear White People Season 2
“Trinity” Still reeling after learning about Lena’s secret, Supergirl asks Guardian for a favour that could alter his relationship with Lena forever. Meanwhile, with all three Worldkillers united, Supergirl and the team brace for an epic battle. Oh joy, Guardian. … Continue reading 5/7/18 Supergirl Live Chat
Ohhhhhhh boi this is it. First comes the excitement of new episodes. Then catharsis and surprise of “What will happen next?” when eyeballs are sufficiently replenished of new Steven Universe episodes. Before the slow, encroaching realization that there is only … Continue reading Steven Universe: Season 5 Episode 17-18 “Can’t Go Back/ A Single Pale Rose”
Jeopardy! recap for Mon., May 7 – The 2018 Teachers Tournament kicked off with these contestants: – Larry, second grade from Kansas City, MO, whose students get a caricature; – Lee, middle school English and technology from Bayside, NY, who … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Mon., May 7
Things have been… strange lately, at Whispering Rock Psychic Summer Camp. The intercom towers have stopped broadcasting announcements like “Tuna salad today!” and started broadcasting announcements like “You kids think it’s so funny to pull my helmet off. Oh, sure, … Continue reading Werewolf 60 – Psychonauts – Day 1
These questions are among those I asked for Computer Science Education Week when I was teaching full time. CSED week is in December, so there is no particular reason why I’m using these questions today other than I just remembered … Continue reading Shoeless Trivia: Middle School CS
New trailer went up this morning! Can Luke take down yet another guy who can hurt him for some reason? Where’d Misty get that robotic arm? Why is there no sign of Luke’s new best friend Danny Rand? Will Bushmaster … Continue reading Trailer Talk: Luke Cage Season 2