Like, our evolving to have endurance over animals? The ability to walk on two legs? OPPOSABLE THUMBS?!? Humans have sure got a lot of things that got us ahead of the rest of nature’s pack. Let’s talk about ’em here. … Continue reading Humans are WEIRD
Welcome to Avocado Answers, an infrequently recurring thread where we give very good questions a little more time in the spotlight than they would normally get being asked in the OT! This edition of Avocado Answers comes courtesy of The … Continue reading Avocado Answers Gets DELETED!
Now that we’re just past the halfway mark of 2023, it’s time to take stock of the creative works that came out in the first half of the year. Just like last year, I’ve made a space for the community … Continue reading The Worst Pop Culture of 2023 So Far
There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed. – Kate Douglas Wiggin Surely we are not static creatures, there have been viewpoints that we’ve abandoned or now built completely contrary to our … Continue reading Your 180° opinions – which and how have your views changed drastically?
October is approaching and every year, I like to post this thread to help those planning their horror movie list for the 31 Days of Halloween. The Avocado has such a diverse and eclectic taste in cinema and I appreciate … Continue reading Horror Movie Recommendations 2022
Now that we’re a little over the halfway mark of 2022, it’s time to take stock of the creative works that came out in the first half of the year. Just like last year, I’ve made a space for the community to roast the worst pop culture that came out between January 1st and June 30th. Let’s celebrate crap together! Continue reading The Worst Pop Culture of 2022 So Far
Maybe you like this Kendrick Lamar fellow without being into hip hop much, or dig the Evil Dead series much more than most horror. Or even taking it further to entire media like not really playing video games beyond, uh, … Continue reading Token Picks: Media you love from genres/creators you don’t
Did it before but felt like doing a 2-year-later edition, to see what new (positive!) opinions we’ve uncovered! Again, no backhanded compliments or faint praise. Continue reading Say Something Nice about a creator/work you dislike
Long before the CW created Arrow and its spinoffs, the TV landscape was populated with comic book and superhero themed series. Some lasted one season while others went the distance. Today we are discussing your favorite TV comic book related … Continue reading Favorite Pre-2012 Comic Book TV Series
Last year, I posed the question – What was your Favorite Gift /Present You Received Over the Holidays? This year, I’m asking – What was the Best Gift/Present You Ever Gave Someone? This could be a gift you gave someone … Continue reading The Best Gift You Ever Gave Someone
Zeerust: The particular kind of datedness which afflicts things that were originally designed to look futuristic. The Meaning of Liff by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd Raygun Gothic, Cassette Futurism, Cyberpunk, Y2K and many many more! Let’s take a trip down … Continue reading Zeerust: Reminiscing of Futures Past
October is approaching and every year, I like to post this thread to help those planning their horror movie list for the 31 Days of Halloween. The Avocado has such a diverse and eclectic taste in cinema and I appreciate … Continue reading Horror Movie Recommendations 2021
When I think about pop culture in 2021 so far, I think of critically-acclaimed albums like Japanese Breakfast’s Jubilee, popular streaming shows like WandaVision, and meticulously designed video games like Hitman 3. But the year has also brought its fair … Continue reading The Worst Pop Culture of 2021 So Far
Good afternoon and welcome to Comic Book Chat! Today is April 28th – National Superhero Day Today’s questions – Who is your favorite superhero? If you could be any superhero, who would it be? These answers might be one in … Continue reading Your Favorite Superhero
How this goes: someone writes a ostensible compliment, and someone else will try to append to it to make it backhanded. Example Person A: “It rewards with you with extra listens”Person B: “… so you get Stockholm Syndrome when hearing … Continue reading Backhand a Compiment
This past weekend, the remake of Mortal Kombat was released on HBO MAX and in movie theaters. It got me thinking about the video games and I had a question for the commenters here. Who is your favorite Mortal Kombat … Continue reading Favorite Mortal Kombat Character
Hello everyone! It is a nice Tuesday morning in January and the AV Club is resetting its 11 Questions interview feature with a new 11 Questions. I figure we could answer last year’s old questions as a sort of “introduce … Continue reading The Avocado Answers The A.V. Club’s 11 Questions: 2020 Edition
Last year, I posted a thread about the Toys that Made You Who You Are. This year, the question I pose to the Avocado is – What was your Favorite Gift /Present You Received Over the Holidays? One Christmas morning, … Continue reading Your Favorite Holiday Gift/Present
Every year, we like to sit down and watch our favorite Christmas movies by ourselves or with family and friends. I always try to catch It’s a Wonderful Life and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and A Christmas Story every year … Continue reading Favorite Non-Traditional Christmas Movie
Happy Thanksgiving! This year has been rough for everyone, in some aspect or another. As we gather together with family and friends today, we will pause and reflect on what we are thankful and grateful for this past year. Feel … Continue reading What are You Thankful For This Year?
The Undertaker’s 30th Anniversary with WWE will take place on Sunday November 22, 2020. It’s been teased that this will be The Undertaker’s Final Farewell with the company. As wrestling fans know, you can never say never. The Undertaker defeated … Continue reading The Avocado Bids Farewell to the Undertaker