Every now and then the algorithm gets it right. The video for “Wolf Totem” by the Hu had been sitting in my YouTube side bar for months. I finally clicked on it and fell in love with the Mongolian folk/metal/throat … Continue reading The June 20th Night Thread Sustains the Khanate, Heals the Sicknesses
Now if man had been born with six fingers on each hand he’d also have twelve toes or so the theory goesWell, with twelve digits, I mean fingers he probably would’ve invented two more digitsWhen he invented his number systemThen, … Continue reading Little Twelvetoes Night Thread
…But it’ll make you feel alright. Continue reading The June 15th Night Thread might not be worthy of your love…
One of many great songs I discovered through watching Letterkenny. Continue reading The June 14th Night Thread is so groovy when it’s dead
Yeah, so the second season of The Owl House started, uh, yesterday. Go watch it. Unless you haven’t seen the first season, in which case you should watch that before the new one. That’s how a pro does it. Continue reading The Hooty Night Thread of June 13th. Hoot.
Quick, name a non-resonant, trans-Neptunian Kuiper belt object discovered in 2002 that helped to kill Pluto! No cheating please. Continue reading Quaoar Night Thread
On April 6, 1991 the self-titled debut album by Alanis was released in Canada on MCA Records. While the album went gold in Canada, it received mixed to negative reviews, with Alanis (who was 16 years old at the time) … Continue reading This Night Thread Is Too Hot
Growing up in rural Nova Scotia during the late eighties/early nineties, whenever Billy Idol’s version of “Mony Mony” got played anywhere – be it a school dance, at karaoke, or even a wedding reception – between every single line in … Continue reading The Night Thread Knows the “Special Lyrics”
Canada is the only country in the world to have a holiday for ol’ Vicki. Dunno why. We just use it to go to cottages. cabins, lodges, lakes, chalets, campsites, or anywhere we can drink in the wilderness. Continue reading Victoria Day 2-4 NIGHT THREAD
Have a Great Night Thread, Avocado! Continue reading Night Thread LIVE IN HELL!
May 21st is the birthday of actress and singer/songwriter Olivia Olson. She’s best known for playing Marceline on Adventure Time, Vanessa Doofenshmirtz on Phineas and Ferb, and for singing songs in cartoons that emotionally devastate me. Continue reading The Olivia Olson Day Thread of 5/21
Hi all. Welcome to the Night Thread. I hope you had a nice day thread. I probably wasn’t around for most of it but I’m sure it was full of stimulating conversations about, I dunno, handlebar moustaches and suspension bridges … Continue reading Happy Birthday Andiddy Night Thread
May 19th is the birthday of the late Pat Roach (1937-2004). Roach was a British wrestler and actor, most well known for getting killed by Indiana Jones in two of the three original movies (his fight scene in Last Crusade … Continue reading The Pat Roach Day Thread of 5/19
I’m a voracious reader, but every now and then I get in one of those ruts where nothing seems interesting to me. While looking through some lists of recent Sci-Fi and Fantasy releases, I found something that hooked me as … Continue reading The May 18th Night Thread Shall Sing a Song Into The Deep
Dai Dark is the new manga from Q Hayashida of Dorohedoro fame. Well, actually it started three years ago, but it only started being official published in English, so whatever. Dai Dark is the story of Zaha Sanko, a 14-year-old … Continue reading The Dai Dark Night Thread of 5/17
Today is the day to celebrate all mothers. So to all the mothers here on The Avocado, and to all mothers of Avocados, a happy Mother’s Day! Or not, if you don’t really care for it for whatever reason. I … Continue reading The Mother’s Day Thread (5/9/21)
This is a scene from the 1985 made-for-TV musical Alice in Wonderland, featuring a wonderful performance by Carol Channing. The film had a star-studded cast, and the songs were all composed by Steve Allen. The musical performances include: Part 1 – Alice … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland Night Thread
“Vacuum Cleaner” is a nice little bit of psychdelic pop by the 1960s British band Tintern Abbey. I first heard it ages ago on WNCW, probably the best radio station in the Tarheel State. Continue reading The May 7th Night Thread Got New Clothes
“Calvander” is a song by the band Mount Moriah. It references a lot of places in North Carolina. It’s a good ‘un. Continue reading The May 6th Night Thread Hitches a Ride to the Carteret County Line
Have a Great Night Thread, Avocado! Continue reading Night Thread Says HEY! WHAT? WHAT? WHAT? WHAT? WHAT? WHAT? HUH?!
Have a Great Night Thread, Avocado! Continue reading Whoa, Robert Loggia Night Thread!