How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 1:08pm 52 minutes ago

LAPD Arrests 130 Ferguson Protestors

On the third night of protests following a Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, Los Angeles police arrested 130 "unruly" demonstrators Wednesday for unlawful assembly and failure to disperse, KTLA reports. » 11/27/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

Abigail Breslin Disses Boybander in a Music Video and Boy Are Teens Mad

Former child star Abigail Breslin, who is now 18 and still here guys!! released a music video this week insulting one of the 5 Seconds of Summer guys, angering the all-powerful Teen Twitter with her off-brand-Taylor-Swift opus. » 11/27/14 12:45am Today 12:45am

Want to Book Hillary Clinton? You're Going to Need $300,000 and Hummus

The Washington Post got a copy of Hillary Clinton's contract for a recent speaking engagement at UCLA* through a creative FOIA request, and for a true boss lady, Clinton's backstage demands are surprisingly mundane. » 11/26/14 9:40pm Yesterday 9:40pm

These Letters Reveal Which Congressmen Google Has In Its Pocket

Yesterday twelve U.S. Congressmen signed, sealed, and delivered a letter (embedded below) to members of the European Parliament lobbying their counterparts to leave Google alone. According to the Financial Times, at least three letters from American legislators were sent as part of a "rare and concerted public… » 11/26/14 6:03pm Yesterday 6:03pm

​Wednesday Night TV's Saving All Thanks for Tomorrow, When It Counts

Tonight's the night, the last night of the week before the holiday bullshit starts. On the one hand you want to make it count, but on the other hand isn't this kind of your Friday? Who wants to go out—the answer is nobody. So let's bundle up, rest up, see what's on the ol' snoozebox before the real toils begin. » 11/26/14 5:19pm Yesterday 5:19pm

Let's Keep the Friday in Black Friday, Our True Family Holiday

I remember sitting at the table with my parents, my father's parents and his brother, my mother's sister, and a couple of other people whose exact connection to our family I was too young to glean. The only image of Thanksgiving I had at the time, it quickly became the ideal for the holiday, which all others would be… » 11/26/14 4:25pm Yesterday 4:25pm

This Jason Sudeikis Sketch Was Cut From SNL, Good Enough for Late Night

On the latest episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers, the 131-part television documentary about Seth Meyers' time at Saturday Night Live, guy who makes that face Jason Sudeikis got a chance to see his favorite old, unproduced SNL sketch finally make it to air. » 11/26/14 4:10pm Yesterday 4:10pm

Travelers Will Shove One Million Cinnabons Into Their Heads By Sunday

A proper rite of passage when traveling through America's lavish airport system is pushing a hot, thick Cinnabon in your craw as you "run" pathetically to catch your flight. At times of desperation, like when the Burger King is out of BK Chicken Fries™ and an unripe banana™ simply won't do, Cinnabon is a jetsetter's… » 11/26/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Writer's $600 Sneakers Render Him Incapable of Relating to Loved Ones

Every November, media types, ourselves included, trot out the trope that spending time with family during Thanksgiving is necessarily a difficult thing. Your sister is hateful, your uncles are racist, your nana's candied yams are a brutal, sunset-hued chore to be endured. Today, we meet the saddest victim of these… » 11/26/14 3:35pm Yesterday 3:35pm

Ferguson and the Fight for Recognition

At a September townhall meeting in Harlem, Carl Dix, a longtime Uptown fixture and mouthpiece, stood before the microphone in the auditorium of the Schomburg Center and called for mass rebellion. "It's going to take a revolution," he said, "nothing less, to end this and the horrors of the system once and for all." » 11/26/14 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm