BAMFing into the Day Thread is Kurt Wagner aka Nightcrawler the fuzzy blue elf X-man. Kurt Wagner’s first appearance was in Giant Size X-Men #1 (May 1975). A star performer of the Bavarian circus, Professor Xavier saved Kurt from being … Continue reading Nightcrawler Day Thread (11/16)
Hanna Barbara’s Blue Falcon and Dynomutt the Dog Wonder get the spotlight in today’s Day Thread. Their cartoon first premiered in the late 1970s and I used to watch the cartoon when I was growing up in the late 80s/early … Continue reading Blue Falcon and Dynomutt Day Thread (11/15)
On this day in 1940, the landmark animated picture Fantasia was released. The most well-known and popular segment from this movie is The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice was originally conceived as an ambitious short cartoon, intended to boost Mickey Mouse’s … Continue reading The Day Thread is summoning brooms to do its bidding
Today is Frances Conroy’s birthday. Frances is an American actress who has played numerous roles over the years including several different characters on the Anthology series American Horror Story. In addition to AHS, Conroy is know for roles in Six Feet Under, The … Continue reading Day Thread of Frances Conroy 11/13
I can remember lying in bed unable to sleep, as a callow youth in the years leading up to the Millennium listening to BBC Radio 1, and being shaken back to full consciousness by the utterly bizarre, shockingly hilarious programme … Continue reading The Blue Jam Day Thread (Nov 12)
Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfrid Owen Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs, And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men … Continue reading The November 11th Day Thread
Today exactly 1,774 weeks (12,418 days) ago to the day, my mother had her first son, little ol’ Droppy. Right, sorry: That’s 34 years, for those who keep track of their age in normal units. And hey, I was pretty … Continue reading 11/10 Dropwing Birthday Day Thread
Once a jolly swagman was humpin’ his bluey along the dusty Oodnadatta road…. … let’s just say he’s been to a lot of places. These include, but are not exclusive to: Tullamore, Seymour, Lismore, Mooloolaba, Nambour, Maroochydore, Kilmore, Murwillumbah, Birdsville, … Continue reading The Day Thread’s Been Everywhere (11/9)
Katherine Anne “Kitty” Pryde made her Marvel Comics debut in Uncanny X-Men #129. Kitty Pryde has the mutant ability to phase through objects like a ghost. She has been with the X-Men on and off since she was a teenager. … Continue reading The Day Thread of Kitty Pryde
There was no thread scheduled and we don’t have much time, so … Continue reading 11/07 Emergency Darkwing Day Thread
Today is Thandie Newton’s birthday! Thandie is a British actress that has appeared in television and films. Some of her work includes roles in Beloved, Mission Impossible 2, Crash, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Line of Duty and Westworld. She received a BAFTA … Continue reading Thandie Newton Day Thread (11/6)
Happy “Explain to Spanish people why England is burning effigies of a Spanish guy” day. And happy birthday to Tilda Swinton And Famke Janssen …get on with it then. Continue reading Remember, remember, something or other the Day Thread.
Many eons ago, I landed a pretty good one on Anna in our joke war. And I got a thread about it and everything! Well, she repaid the favor a few weeks ago! So, I hereby officially dedicate my first … Continue reading 11/4 Day Thread: Anna Gets the Drop on Drop
Today’s Day Thread is in honor of Ma Hunkel, the original Red Tornado! “Abigail Hunkel aka Red Tornado, was a Golden Age female super-hero. Inspired by her son’s admiration of Green Lantern, the working-class mother turned to crime-fighting in New … Continue reading Ma Hunkel Day Thread (11/3)
Video edit by Vic Berger Continue reading The Bob Dylan Stares into the Infinite Day Thread
Melanie Blatt, Shaznay Lewis, and sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton were the four members of All Saints, the 1990s British “girl group” it was cool to like. They attacked the UK pop charts in 1997 with a cover of the … Continue reading All Saints Day Thread (Nov 1)
Let’s get spooky!!! To be honest, I had no idea what to write for this thread. As the spookiest person on this website I thought I could handle the honor of making a thread worthy of the title Halloween Day … Continue reading The Halloween Day Thread!
On October 30th 1961 the Soviet Union performed nuclear test AN602 detonating the RDS-220 Hydrogen Bomb at Sukhoy Nos, Severny Island. The Soviets ran the test under the code names “Vanya” and “Ivan”, but it is best known by … Continue reading The Day Thread Drops The Bomb!
It’s almost Halloween so that means it’s time for another TTG! Halloween OT! I love Teen Titans Go! and love their Halloween episodes. Continue reading TTG! Halloween Day Thread (10/29)
Five years ago today, at 4 AM in a block called “Infomercials”, [adult swim] plunged a nation of insomniacs and stoners into the nightmare world of Too Many Cooks. Much like the Avocado’s own Dad’s Casa, TMC is a TGIF sitcom … Continue reading The Day Thread of “Too Many Cooks”
In the game franchise Dead Space, an alien plague reanimates dead bodies and reshapes them into horrifying, twisted zombie-mutants called Necromorphs that can only be stopped by cutting off their limbs. The Thing-esque monsters come in many different flavours across … Continue reading The Necromorph Day Thread (October 27th)