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I Had A Severe Panic Attack And PUNCHED A Stranger On Black Friday

Black Friday isn’t a good time to find out you have a panic disorder.

It was my first year living away from home. I’d moved to Chicago for art school and stayed in the city over the Thanksgiving break. On Friday morning, I remembered my grandfather’s birthday… More »


Amelia: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Happpppy Thanksgiving, readers! Here’s what I’m giving thanks for this year… More »


Robyn: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I am going to have to stay in Chicago this year instead of getting to spend time with my family back home in either Rhode Island or Rochester, NY. I am super close with my family, so I’m a little bummed–but, thankfully, we’re not people who put a… More »


Megan: 10 Things I’m Thankful For In 2015

The last time I was required to speak on what I was thankful for, I was standing in a circle in my ex-boyfriend’s living room, holding hands with strangers, all of whom seemed perfectly comfortable and at ease with being totally earnest. I’m not sure what I said, but it was clearly influenced by the… More »


On Thanksgiving, Gratitude & Family-By-Choice

It took several decades and multiple disownings, but family got simple for me a few years ago: family is made up of the people who stick around to support you no matter what, no “We’ll love you anyway,” assumptions, or prerequisites. Now, family members are the people I count on and I getMore »


Rebecca: 10 Things I’m Thankful For In 2015

Happpppy Thanksgiving! More »


Thanksgiving Mystery: Why Are Cranberry Sauce Cans All Weird Now?

Why can’t I open cranberry sauce cans on both sides now? More »


Here Are Three GOP Hopefuls Practicing Their Very Important Turkey Pardoning Skills

Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. More »


This Thanksgiving, Eat Whatever You Goddamn Want

Each year, as the holidays approach, Black Friday inches closer to the Wednesday before the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and we are inundated with advice on how to diet the day of. This is apparently the one and only idea that literally all the health publications have in November. Gone are the tips for getting LeaMore »


Here’s What To Talk About At Thanksgiving Instead Of Fighting About Politics

Argue with Aunt Edna about immigration reform, if you want, or talk about literally anything else. Your call! More »


Glenn Beck Wants Your Awful Relatives To Tell You Black Lives Matter Is In Cahoots With ISIS

Happy Thanksgiving! More »


Emily Postmodern: Mind Your Manners This Thanksgiving, Chickadees

This Thanksgiving, be polite. And thankful. Don’t forget thankful! More »


Thanksgiving Desserts For Every Special Diet

Ack, Thanksgiving is this week and you’ve got a dietary need to accommodate! What do you do? Do you just go ahead and eat the desserts your hosts are offering, regardless of what your stomach or health or sense of ethics dictates?

NO! Of course not! Instead, you can bring one of theseMore »


50 Thanksgiving Foods, Ranked

Don’t hate me for loving mashed potatoes. More »


Here’s Your Very Confusing 2015 Thanksgiving Day Parade Lineup

The lineup for this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (and for the love of all that is good in this world, please do not call it the “Macy’s Day Parade”): Mariah Carey, Pat Benatar, Questlove, Panic! At the Disco, and Plain White T’s.

Wait, what? What is this lineup? Who has heard ofMore »


Pecan Pie M&Ms Exist: 10 Suggestions For Further M&M Fall Flavor Appropriation

Perhaps Mars would like to make Mashed Potato M&Ms? More »


An Update On The Ferguson Protests That Took Place Over The Thanksgiving Weekend

The long Thanksgiving weekend was an eventful one for Ferguson protesters. It started on Thursday itself, with the Twitter hashtag #StolenLives, and participants posted photos of the seats they left open at their Thanksgiving tables to remember Mike Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford III, Tamir Rice, and other unarmed people of color who were killed… More »


Amelia: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Happy Thanksgiving y’all! Here’s what I’m thankful for this year (in addition to my amazing Photoshop skills)… … More »


15 Facepalm Moments When Visiting Your Hometown For Thanksgiving (In GIFs!)

So, you’ve left the nest. Maybe you bailed on your suburban childhood home for college, or for life in a big city, or a town across the state. Maybe you have the occasional tendency to think you’re pretty hot shit because you’re off doing Big Exciting Things while everything back home seemingly stands… More »


Astrology 101: How To Spot Each Sign … At Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! What better place to do some sign spotting than during a holiday gathering? Read on to see if your friends and family members match up with their zodiac sign’s Thanksgiving M.O.! … More »


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