Somehow, in spite of the fact that this man cooked meals for me literally every day, the thought of him cooking a Thanksgiving feast was unthinkable.Read More
Happy Thanksgiving! A long day in the kitchen necessitates a quality playlist, so we've got you covered.Read More
When a sense of despair overshadows normally festive days, how can we hope for comfort and peace–or hope at all?Read More
Get it? Rock? Cause it's kind of rock climbing themed.
This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will see the Girl Scouts of America riding their own float in the parade.Read More
Welcome to The House of El, a new video series where I’ll go beyond the Supergirl recap, delve a little into the DC Comics source material and other incarnations of the character, and hone in on a topic from that week’s episode of CBS’ Supergirl that I find interesting, annoying, or that really sticks in my craw. Wherever my "craw" is.Read More
Thanksgiving is all about gratefulness, cooperation, and stuffing your maw with delicious, delicious foods. In the spirit of teamwork and good eats, then, let's speculate together about what foods our favorite fictional super-powered folks might include on their table.Read More
A different kind of gift list—from us to you.
It's Thanksgiving! The start of the holiday season! (For most people. I start mine on November 1, but not everyone's into that for reasons lost on me.) Today, as you stuff your face full of all kinds of delicious food and get ready to knock down someone's grandpa at Walmart at midnight, take a peek at our recommendations for your off-the-beaten-path, geeky, just plain weird, or all-of-the-above holiday viewing.Read More
Highly scientific polling, of course. Spared no expense.
Remember where you are--this is Turkeydome, and hungry mouths are listening, and will take the first dish that screams.Read More
Looks like meat is back on the menu.
I know that for myself, cooking or decorating on a theme can help me get more excited for a project. In that vein, I've cobbled together some geeky resources and recipe ideas for cooking a Thanksgiving meal that will be just as much fun to create as it is to eat. Accio grub!Read More
These days, more and more of us are moving farther and farther away from our families for various reasons and can't always "get home" for holidays. The family of the 21st century is made up of friends, so when you celebrate Friendsgiving, you are celebrating with family.Read More
We think you might need this right about now.
Sure, the physical size and stretchiness of your stomach has a lot to do with why you probably feel like a turkey-filled Macy's Day balloon right now. But the American Chemical Society's Reactions series wants you to know that a lot of it also has to do with chemicals—and not just the oft-demonized tryptophan, either. Unbutton your pants and join us for some science!Read More
Hamster compliments to the chef.
And he's having the best kind of Thanksgiving: the kind with family and friends.Read More
9/10 kids—or one full-grown blogger—agree that eating peas is madness.
"This is madness!" "THIS. IS. THANKSGIVING." *Kick.*Read More
It's the day before Thanksgiving; do you know where your turkey is?
Artist Hannah Rothstein has an appropriately seasonal art history lesson for all of us: a gallery of traditional Thanksgiving meals, plated in the style of various modern (and not so modern) artists.Read More
May the odds be ever in your flavor.
Only one turkey a year is pardoned in the Capitol, surviving the fierce turkey bloodbath the human-body-privileged citizens of this nation call "Thanksgiving." The turkeys must fear their governing body, so they must fight to the death to determine who will survive this November.Read More
I heard next year's Black Friday line starts this Christmas Eve.
What I can't figure out is why you'd go to such great lengths just to be the person who gets squashed against the door and incapacitated before it even starts.Read More
Well you have to have mattress sales sometime.
"Columbus Day," asks Last Week Tonight with John Oliver—"How is that still a thing?" For the non-Americans in the audience, this is when we celebrate the time a guy "discovered" a continent that had already been discovered, then proceeded to kill a whole bunch of people. America! I'm going to celebrate
heathen Canadian Thanksgiving instead, thank you very much.
Things We Saw Today
It's like a freegan dream.
It's the day after Thanksgiving, so it's a safe bet you have a ton of leftover food sitting in your fridge. If you want to unload the two pounds of Grandma's stuffing you've got on hand before it goes bad, why not give Leftover Swap a try. It's an app that connects leftovers with people who want to eat someone else's leftovers.Read More
This myth is tired. Let's put it to bed. See what we did there?
Turkey doesn't make you sleepy. It doesn't. Stop saying it does, because it doesn't. Yes, turkey has tryptophan. Yes, tryptophan is used as a sleep aid. NO. Turkey does not make you sleepy. Don't believe us? Here's Aaron Carol of the YouTube show Healthcare Triage to explain just why this myth is so completely not true.Read More