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March 16

Special Event: March Madness: NCAA basketball tournament 2017

The US college basketball tournament is on! Men's and women's, let's try having both in here. There's also a MeTa for brackets if you're into that.
posted by LobsterMitten at 10:07 AM - 81 comments

February 26

Special Event: Special Event: Oscars 2017

The 2017 Oscars begin at 8:30 ET/5:30 PT. Talk movies, fashion, jokes, music, EGOTs, all right here! Live on ABC. [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 5:02 PM - 378 comments

February 4

Special Event: Superbowl LI: Patriots vs. Falcons

Superbowl LI kicks off at 6:30 Eastern/3:30 Pacific, on FOX. Pre-pregame starts at 11 a.m. ET; official pregame at 2 p.m. ET. NFL. FOX. Relive Prince's half-time show from 10 years ago and ponder whether Lady Gaga can live up to it. [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 10:55 PM - 176 comments

January 8

Special Event: The Golden Globes - 2016

A thread for chatting/live blogging about the Golden Globe award ceremony!
posted by restless_nomad at 5:33 PM - 64 comments

December 18, 2016

Special Event: Special Event: 2016-2017 College Football Bowls and Playoffs

From the Celebration Bowl to the National Championship, discuss NCAA football bowls & playoffs here!
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 3:19 PM - 6 comments

October 25, 2016

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: World Series

The Chicago Cubs face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine the 2016 MLB champ. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:07 PM - 926 comments

October 20, 2016

Special Event: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

Laverne Cox stars in Rocky Horror Picture Show: LDTWA, a new tv movie version of the low-budget '70s cult movie musical. Folks are welcome to get their audience partici...pation on in here.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:01 PM - 22 comments

October 15, 2016

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: National League Championship Series (NLCS)

The Los Angeles Dodgers face the Chicago Cubs, in a best-of-seven series to see who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:25 PM - 117 comments

October 14, 2016

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: American League Championship Series (ALCS)

The Toronto Blue Jays face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:37 PM - 54 comments

September 7, 2016

Special Event: Rio 2016 Paralympics -- catchall thread

Want to chatter about the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio? Here's your spot on FanFare for it. [more inside]
posted by cortex at 11:44 AM - 95 comments

August 21, 2016

Special Event: Rio Olympics 2016 - closing ceremony

That's a wrap!
posted by cortex at 4:13 PM - 65 comments

August 12, 2016

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - Track and Field

Give me your tracks, your fields, your hurdled masses yearning to etc. If it's Track-and-Fieldy, this is the place to be.
posted by cortex at 7:57 AM - 197 comments

August 7, 2016

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - Equestrian

Hay is for "HEY HERE'S THE HORSE STUFF"!
posted by cortex at 1:23 PM - 207 comments

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - Swimming and Diving

Jump in here, for all your swimming and diving discussion needs.
posted by LobsterMitten at 7:44 AM - 125 comments

August 6, 2016

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - Volleyball

2016 Summer Olympics volleyball discussion, we haz it!
posted by taz at 10:34 PM - 14 comments

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - Gymnastics

Gymnastics, men's and women's, at the Olympics - that's what we're discussing in here.
posted by LobsterMitten at 7:36 PM - 237 comments

August 5, 2016

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - catchall thread

There's a lot of sports events happening at the 2016 Rio Olympics. This is a thread for talking about any and all of 'em, but particularly those that don't have their own dedicated thread.
posted by cortex at 11:23 AM - 646 comments

Special Event: Rio 2016 Olympics - Opening Ceremony

It's the opening ceremony for the Rio 2016 Olympics!
posted by cortex at 11:15 AM - 492 comments