I’m putting up this open thread because I’m currently trapped in a nightmarish flood of cascading computer problems, that started when an external drive suddenly stopped responding. I’ll get it figured out, I’m sure, but until then here’s a thread for whatever.
Here’s a traditional overnight open thread, for overnight discussions, folderol and general goofing off.
Here’s an open thread to discuss the terrible events in Baltimore or anything else.
Sort of amazed that anyone familiar with Baltimore is shocked by the rioting tonight. http://t.co/O7icuxrCXM
One more thought on the Indiana “no gays allowed” bill, to kick off our overnight open thread:
As my grandmother used to say, “You can gild a turd, but you can’t make it smell no better.”
Here’s a Saturday afternoon open thread, while I lay in bed with a nasty cold blowing my nose every few seconds. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it?
You could never fully steal the show when you’re followed by the blown-out spectacle of Sun Ra Arkestra’s Tiny Desk Concert. But the opening act kept jumping on the piano and nibbling on the set, literally pulling up the carpet and leaving “presents” on the floor. How could we not have them back? Did I mention they’re hamsters?
Joni and Nash — first names only, please, like Madonna and Cher — are HMSTR. Certainly not the first band to count rodents among its members, but at least they refuse to release a punk album with no punk to be found. “Snow Day” is HMSTR’s first single, a twee-as-all-get-out holiday pop-punk song by virtue of having “snow” in its title. After what sounds like digital snowflakes, the song unleashes a one-minute snowball fight with the fuzziest Tiny Desk destroyers we’ve ever seen.
You can download “Snow Day” from HMSTR’s Bandcamp page. Happy holidays! — LARS GOTRICH
Here’s wishing all of our readers a happy and safe Thanksgiving day, with a turkey of an open thread drenched in tryptophan.
And there you have it — a Republican sweep, with only a few exceptions. How long until the impeachment starts?
Turn-out of under-30 voters was reportedly “pathetic.”
And here’s another open discussion thread for Election 2014, because #2 is getting full.
The first open thread for liveblogging tonight’s election results is filling up so fast I think we need to open up another one… with some interesting news: